Do You Have Stubborn Fat That You Can’t Get Rid Of With Diet And Exercise? Learn Your Options!

Q: Follow-up Question: 38-year-old woman with abdominal fat that won't go away with diet or exercise. What are my options? A: Liposuction vs CoolSculpting Thanks for your question and the photos. You are a very good candidate for laser-assisted liposuction. CoolSculpting is also an option. Liposuction is always a more reliable choice because in [...]

Can Tumescent Liposuction Be Done with Twilight Anesthesia?

Tumescent liposuction is the safest and most effective method of liposuction. In this procedure  large volumes of diluted local anesthetic are used to “inflate” the fat layer. The fat is then aspirated (with gentle suction) through a very small cannula (micro-cannula) inserted through tiny incisions in the skin. The local anesthetic is so effective [...]

By |2018-10-22T01:12:31-04:00July 31st, 2018|Liposuction|0 Comments

Does CoolSculpting Cost More Or Less Than Liposuction?

CoolSculpting is a non-surgical fat reduction process that kills fat cells below the skin through a special “freezing” mechanism. CoolSculpting helps reduce bulges in areas of the body that resist diet and exercise, such as the muffin top, love handles, tummy pooch and flanks. How is CoolSculpting different from liposuction? VIEW OUR [...]

By |2019-01-19T05:24:05-04:00March 6th, 2018|CoolSculpting, Liposuction|0 Comments

What is the Difference Between Liposuction and SmartLipo?

Liposuction, one of the most common cosmetic surgery procedures performed in the United States, is continually and evolving and improving. Since its origins in the 1970s, liposuction has made many advancements, but one of the most significant of these may be the introduction of SmartLipo, a laser lipolysis system. A liposuction procedure, also known as [...]

By |2019-01-21T00:44:53-04:00June 10th, 2017|Liposuction, SmartLipo|0 Comments

What Is the Difference Between Tumescent Liposuction and CoolSculpting?

Let’s face it — you want to look your absolute best.  But that can be tough to do when certain parts of your body refuse to respond to diet and exercise.  No matter how healthy your lifestyle, there can be pockets of stubborn fat that just won’t seem to go away. That’s why you’re considering [...]

Which Liposuction Treatment is the Best Procedure?

What did you do on New Year’s Eve?  Did you find yourself thinking about what goals you’d like to achieve in 2016?  Did any of those goals have anything to do with getting rid of that stubborn fat once and for all? If so, you’re not alone.  Most people focus on losing weight in the [...]

What is the Best Procedure to Permanently Remove Fat?

Summer may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean you’ve stopped your quest for a slimmer, more contoured body.  Even though you’re dieting and exercising, you may have trouble achieving the permanent results you want.  Fortunately, there are new treatments that can help you get the slimmer body you’ve always wanted… And keep it. Contour [...]

Liposuction New Haven

The Liposuction New Haven procedure is a popular body contouring procedure that can improve your overall figure by targeting a specific area of the body that is holding on to stubborn fat cells. We all struggle more with one area of our body than the rest, this is in large part thanks to genetics. While one [...]

By |2019-01-21T01:04:34-04:00July 29th, 2015|Liposuction|Comments Off on Liposuction New Haven

Do You Know Your Fitness Age?

At the Langdon Center we specialize in improving our patients' appearance through cosmetic surgery and body-sculpting procedures such as liposuction and CoolSculpting. We are also interested in our patients' overall health (see our print newsletter for timely articles on this topic). Dr. Langdon has found that healthier patients show the most improvement after cosmetic procedures [...]

By |2019-01-21T01:49:25-04:00July 15th, 2015|CoolSculpting, Liposuction|Comments Off on Do You Know Your Fitness Age?

“Younger-Looking You”: The Langdon Center’s Successful Seminars

Dr. Langdon’s “Younger-Looking You” seminars, held in early May at two popular destinations, Café Allegre in Madison, CT and The Water’s Edge Resort and Spa in Westbrook, CT, were a great success! Attendees learned about how to enhance their appearance with the latest advancements in cosmetic procedures. Dr. Langdon discussed treatments that improve skin tone [...]

Beach Body Confidence: Body Contouring in Guilford, CT at The Langdon Center

It’s time to get beach body ready! The Langdon Center in Guilford, CT offers a variety of body contouring procedures that will help you feel confident in your own body this summer! These include both non-invasive and minimally invasive procedures to fit each patient’s needs. FDA-cleared CoolSculpting in Guilford is a non-invasive method of fat [...]

By |2019-01-19T07:52:27-04:00May 7th, 2015|CoolSculpting, Liposuction, ProLipo, SLIMLipo, SmartLipo, Tumescent Liposuction|Comments Off on Beach Body Confidence: Body Contouring in Guilford, CT at The Langdon Center

American Society of Plastic Surgeon (ASPS) 2014 Results Are In: The Top Minimally Invasive and Cosmetic Surgical Procedures at The Langdon Center in Guilford, CT

Every year the American Society Of Plastic Surgeons releases the results of the "Top 5 Minimally Invasive Procedures"and the "Top 5 Cosmetic Surgical Procedures"from the previous year. These results not only tell us which procedures are the top five, but also how much the procedure has grown or declined from the year before. The Langdon [...]

By |2019-01-19T06:42:04-04:00April 27th, 2015|Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Surgery), BOTOX, Facelift, Fillers, Injectables, laser hair removal, Liposuction, Plastic Surgery, Radiesse, Restylane, Sculptra|Comments Off on American Society of Plastic Surgeon (ASPS) 2014 Results Are In: The Top Minimally Invasive and Cosmetic Surgical Procedures at The Langdon Center in Guilford, CT

Top Liposuction Myths Disproven: Liposuction in New Haven County, Fairfield County & Middlesex County

A recent article in New Beauty Magazine disproved many of the top myths about liposuction. Have you been falsely believing any of these untruths? To learn more, keep reading. Liposuction can erase cellulite Contrary to popular belief, liposuction cannot reduce cellulite. If cellulite is a concern, however, Cellulaze® laser cellulite reduction at The Langdon Center [...]

By |2019-01-21T01:29:32-04:00November 21st, 2014|cellulaze, cellulaze cellulite reduction, Liposuction|Comments Off on Top Liposuction Myths Disproven: Liposuction in New Haven County, Fairfield County & Middlesex County

The Langdon Center, Connecticut’s Premier Body Contouring Center, Launches BodyContouringCT.com

The Langdon Center is proud to be Connecticut’s premier non-and minimally invasive body contouring center. We offer the most advanced technology to dramatically reduce unwanted fat and cellulite with little to no downtime. New Haven County, Fairfield County and Middlesex County’s most renowned laser cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Robert Langdon, has everything you need to reshape [...]

The Benefits of Beauty: More Money, More Happiness?

The results of an interesting study on beauty, conducted by a Yale professor and published in The Atlantic have just been released. "Prettier people tend to make more money, and it is this financial leg up that affords beautiful people great happiness," the magazine declared. "From an evolutionary standpoint, beauty can make us happy because [...]

Discussing Connecticut Cosmetic Surgery With Children: How Do You Discuss Your Decision To Undergo Enhancement?

A recent article on RealSelf.com broached a very important question— one that we hear frequently at The Langdon Center in Guilford. Specifically, how do you talk to your children about your decision to undergo cosmetic surgery? Many of our patients come to see us for treatments and procedures that can help restore their pre-pregnancy body, [...]

Medical Myths: Can Fat “Grow Back” After Liposuction? SmartLipo™ Laser Liposuction in New Haven County, Fairfield County & Middlesex County

Here is a question we often receive here at The Langdon Center: “Can fat ‘grow back’ following my liposuction procedure with board-certified CT cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Robert Langdon?” The answer is “no.” Once fat cells have been removed from one area, they will not return. “Fat cells that are removed through SmartLipo cannot return,” advises [...]

By |2019-02-11T04:37:49-04:00September 15th, 2014|Liposuction, SmartLipo|0 Comments

The Thigh Gap More Popular Than Ever: SmartLipo Laser-Assisted Liposuction in New Haven County

Think that a slender inner thigh area is only for supermodels? The latest craze to hit Hollywood - “the thigh gap”—refers to the natural gap between the thighs of those with long, toned and slim legs. But we have good news for those of you who are unhappy with fat on the inner and outer [...]

More Men Are Turning to Liposuction at The Langdon Center in Guilford, CT: Body Sculpting Options For Men On The Rise in New Haven County

Cosmetic surgical procedures for men are on the rise! Although many men are undergoing a variety of treatments and procedures at The Langdon Center, such as BOTOX®, dermal fillers, facelift, eyelid lift (blepharoplasty) and chin augmentation (chin implants), the most popular procedure is certainly liposuction. Recent reports suggest that liposuction rates for men rose 28% [...]

Men Now Make Up 42% Of Liposuction Patients: Laser Lipo in New Haven County, CT

A recent article that appeared in the U.K.’s Daily Mail stated that men now make up 42% of liposuction procedures. About a quarter of these men, according to the article, target the abdomen area. Although laser liposuction has been popular with women since its inception, the procedure is becoming increasingly popular with men, too. Because [...]

Dr. Langdon Discusses CoolSculpting on WTNH

Did you miss Dr. Langdon's recent appearance on WTNH's hit show, "Connecticut Style"? Don't worry if you did -- watch the clip here. On the show, Dr. Langdon discussed his excitement with the new, non-surgical body contouring method CoolSculpting, now available at The Langdon Center in Guilford. This fat reduction process requires no surgery, downtime [...]

Q: Which Kind of Liposuction is Safest? I Just Want my Saddlebags Done?

Recently, I responded to the following question posted on RealSelf.com: I've tried to research the safest, best type of liposuction, but can't seem to find whihc option is safest. My husband does not want me to undergo general anesthesia and is most worried about the safety of the procedure. He is an anesthesiologist and has [...]

By |2019-02-19T07:59:41-04:00October 8th, 2012|Liposuction|0 Comments

Get Back in Shape with Dr. Langdon’s SlimLipo™

Trimming away the excess fat sans the knife is very much possible with laser liposuction. The popularity of such advanced body-contouring procedure has gained momentum for the past few years. Unlike traditional liposuction techniques, this method of liposuction guarantees maximum fat removal and faster recovery. Dr. Robert Langdon offers the Connecticut SlimLipo™, a laser body [...]

How to Maximize Patient Comfort During Tumescent Liposuction

Robert Langdon, MD The Langdon Center for Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Tumescent anesthesia is achieved by the introduction of relatively large volumes of dilute local anesthetic solution into the subcutaneous fat layer. The anesthetic solution is generally composed of buffered lidocaine (0.05% - 0.1%) and epinephrine (1:1,000,000) in normal saline. Large volumes (several liters) of [...]

By |2019-02-11T03:32:56-04:00February 21st, 2012|Liposuction, Tumescent Liposuction|0 Comments

Liposuction vs. Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

Robert Langdon, MD The Langdon Center for Laser and Cosmetic Surgery In the great majority of cases liposuction should be done before abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) is considered. In most cases, properly performed liposuction of the abdomen will provide satisfactory results such that abdominoplasty is not necessary. In the abdomen, subcutaneous fat tends to be most [...]

By |2019-02-19T07:57:33-04:00February 21st, 2012|Liposuction, Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

Plan Your Holiday Staycation at The Langdon Center Today!

For much less than the cost of a trip to Europe, cosmetic procedures and treatments can turn back the clock with minimal downtime. Emerge from your staycation rested, jet-lag free and ready to put your best face forward. Many people choose to schedule their cosmetic procedures and treatments during their holiday break. Vacation time is [...]

Dr. Robert Langdon of The Langdon Center in Guilford, CT, Discusses Facelifts

Facelifting can seem like a complicated topic because there are so many ways to perform the procedure, and there are a lot of things for a patient to consider before deciding on a surgeon and the type of facelift to get. Today, getting a facelift can be much less disruptive to life than in years [...]

Dr. Robert Langdon Discusses Facelifts on WTNH’s Connecticut Style

During my May 12 visit with Connecticut Style, I discussed several questions viewers should ask when considering a facelift and when evaluating what type of facelift procedure is best for them. For example, a minimal incision procedure, in which the scars are barely detectable, heals in a very natural way. I also advised that someone [...]

By |2019-09-16T06:52:29-04:00May 27th, 2011|Liposuction|0 Comments

ProLipo™ Laser Lipolysis for Increased Skin Contraction

The ProLipo™ laser adds two additional laser wavelengths for use during liposuction. One wavelength in particular provides very effective connective tissue shrinkage and is preferred for cases in which ehanced skin contraction is needed. ProLipo™ laser energy is used in the same body areas where SlimLipo™ is used. The ProLipo™ laser has particular advantages in [...]

SlimLipo Laser Lipolysis for Specific “Melting” of Fat

SlimLipo is an improvement on the older SmartLipo laser. Both of these lasers are used to deliver energy to the fat layer after local anesthetic solution has been infused. The SlimLipo (Selective Laser-Induced Melting) laser was designed to effectively melt fat cells while leaving intact the delicate connective tissue within the fatty layer. This selective [...]

Dr. Langdon Discusses Lipo Body Sculpting on WTNH

I recently was interviewed on WTNH’s CT Style television show (January 20) about the latest trends in body sculpting including advanced techniques for liposuction and for using a patient’s own fat and stem cells to augment body areas including the face and breasts. At The Langdon Center we offer more options for Body Sculpting than [...]

BodyJet Lipo by Dr. Langdon on WTNH (New Haven)

Yesterday evening (February 16) we were featured in a story on WTNH TV about the new BodyJet liposuction system! Health reporter Jocelyn Maminta visited our office last week to interview me and one of our BodyJet patients. Please check out her report and the video segment on the WTNH website. At the Langdon Center we [...]

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