Shahin Javaheri, MD
Over 20 Years of Experience in Plastic Surgery

Over 20 Years of Experience

Excellence in Plastic Surgery

Vaser Liposuction in San Francisco, CA

About Vaser Liposuction
Are You a Candidate for Vaser Liposuction in San Francisco, CA?
About the Procedure
What to Expect After Your Surgery
Your Recovery
Possible Complications

About San Francisco VASERlipo

As a top San Francisco Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Shahin Javaheri, encourages others to maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating right and exercising on a regular basis. For many individuals these simple lifestyle changes can give them the body image they desire. However, for some, even with these changes they require an alternative to help deal with persistent body fat areas.

VASERlipo procedure is a well-respected body shaping tool that uses trusted ultrasound-assisted liposuction technology. Dr Javaheri offers state of the art solutions to those who have attempted to shed fat, but have been unsuccessful thus far. Whether you have just one troublesome area or several, this amazing procedure can help to remove those unwanted pounds and give you the shape that you have always dreamed of. 

VASERlipo is a minimally invasive procedure to remove persistent fat deposits and sculpt your body. This allows the shape and contours of your body to be changed when the fatty deposits are removed. Ultrasonic frequency waves will be used to break down the fat to get you one step closer to that body that you have always dreamed of.

Looking and feeling good go hand in hand. The better you feel about yourself, the more likely you are to make healthy decisions in the future. Dr. Shahin Javaheri, is double board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery & Otolaryngology, who is respected and sought after by patients from all over.  His commitment to his patients and their wellbeing can be seen by how hard he works to keep them informed about their options and keeps them on track to live a long, healthy life. No two patients are the same which is why he works hard to create the right plan and end goal for each individual.

Are You a Candidate for VASERlipo?

Determining whether or not you are the perfect candidate for VASERlipo may seem like a daunting task. However, Dr. Sharhin Javaheri believes that anyone who is ready to make the necessary changes to live a healthy lifestyle and ready to improve their overall appearance would be a great candidate.  VASERlipo is a great option to help improve the overall shape and contour of your body along with eating right, exercising and taking care of yourself, the way you deserve. Dr. Javaheri will help you achieve your end goal by sitting down and listening to all of your concerns, answer all your questions and help to set the plan into motion. No two people are alike, so results may vary from one patient to the next. However, everything possible will be done to ensure that you get the desired results. Are you ready to be done with those love handles or that post baby weight? Regardless of what areas you are looking to contour you can make it a reality with VASERlipo.


Once you have made the decision to have VASERlipo, you will have a consultation with San Francisco Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Shahin Javaheri. During your consultation, you will have a chance to discuss everything in-depth from start to finish.  During this visit you, along with the doctor, will go over your medical records to ensure that you are indeed a good candidate for the procedure and what to expect before, during and after.

About the Procedure

VASERlipo can be done on various parts of the body, including belly, hips, legs, back, arms, neck and chin. You will discuss with your doctor ahead of time what areas should be worked on. Before the procedure begins you will be given a general anesthesia.

Dr. Javaheri can also combine Vaser and J plasma technology while performing high definition liposculpture allowing for the best possible results such as tightening of the treated skin.  Dr. Shahin Javaheri will inject a special saline solution called tumescent into the troubled areas which will help to shrink the blood vessels in your body and provide a numbing sensation. This will enlarge all fat cells making it easier for them to be seen and taken care of.

Next, a tiny probe will be inserted through a small incision. When the tumescent fluid and high energy sound waves emitted by the probe interact it enables the fat to be broken up and easily removed. A specially designed cannula will be inserted into the incision so the fat can be removed at a quick but controlled rate. Since the fat is relatively loose the doctor will be able to easily give the patient the perfect and natural looking contour. Once the procedure is completed it will be time to rest and heal.

What to Expect After Your Surgery

VASERlipo is less invasive which means most patients can return home the same day the procedure takes place. You may experience some fluid drainage, bruising and swelling which is perfectly normal and will heal over time. You will be provided surgery supplements and medical compression garments to help with the swelling and recovery.

Your Recovery

Dr.Shahin Javaheri creates a custom plan for each patient to ensure that their recovery will be as smooth as possible in your pre op visit. You will need to take the time required to allow your body to heal properly. You will be instructed to walk each day to help keep the circulation moving and prevent blood clots. You will want to avoid strenuous activities for at least a few days and gradually get back into a routine.

Possible Complications

As with any surgery, there is always a chance of complications having VASERlipo. Some of these complications may include, but not limited to, risk of infection, scarring, longer recovery time and prolonged swelling or bruising.

*Results will vary and candidates for VASERlipo are based on an individual basis. All patients will be required to have a medical examination and consultation to determine if you are eligible.

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Patient Testimonials

  • “Thank you, in appreciation to your supreme dedication to duty. The surgery went well! Thank you very much.”
    – MF

    - MF*

  • “Everyday I see more change and improvement. The clock is turned back and it’s like I get a 2nd chance. Rather like a mini-magical miracle so…thank you. Thank you for your excellent work. I send you a little dance of gratitude.” - D

    - D*

  • “I would like to say THANK YOU to Dr. Javaheri for my surgery. I received excellent service. He explained everything he was doing step by step which help ease my mind.”- P

    - P*

  • “I was sorry to cause you to make an unneeded trip to Alta Bates yesterday. Thank you for the excellent care you are providing to Deborah.”- AE

    - AE*

  • “Thank you so much for your consideration and helpfulness in my face dilemma. I sincerely appreciate what you have done for me. THANK YOU!”- MR

    - MR*

  • “I came to you with a very uncomfortable feeling about a part of my stomach area. I have always wanted to have this procedure take care of but did not. After making that one phone call to your office and visiting you and your staff, everyone made me feel completely satisfied that I had found the right person to make this change in my life. I can go on and on but basically you have personally made a great change for me. You were completely gentle and very honest with me. I am very happy I had this procedure done by you. Thank you! Even in the hospital you made it all better knowing I was scared and nervous. You’re great! Thank you again.” - DB

    - DB*

  • “There are no words I can express to you how thankful I am for the wonderful job you did on my surgery. I feel 10 pounds lighter. I am and always will be eternally grateful.”*

    - F

  • “You did a wonderful job on my breast! I have never looked and felt better. My breasts were very big and I feel a hundred times better in my appearance now. Dr. Javaheri is very kind and does great work. I will never forget what he has done for me!” - LB

    - LB*

  • “I wanted to say thank you so much for the best tummy tuck. My husband and I are so very pleased. We look at my tummy often and cannot believe it’s mine. Dr. Javaheri, you are a man with high excellence and much gentleness. Rosh, you are a woman of much grace and joy. Thank you both so very much for everything, especially my new tummy.”*

    - Most Grateful Oct ’04

  • “Hi all, I wanted to send a thank you for all you guys did for me. I’m so thrilled. Everyone was so kind and knowledgeable and just plain fun. That really helped me get over being nervous and shy about the whole thing. Your experience really shines. I attached a picture of my new chest with a shirt I’m wearing that made me think of y’all!”

    “I have had 3 procedures so far with Dr. Javaheri, they are: tummy tuck with lower body lift, arms & breast reduction , and legs & gluteus maximus lift. My upcoming surgery is a face lift procedure. All these procedures are following weight loss surgery procedure called Gastric Bypass whereby I lost nearly 300 lbs. Dr. Javaheri performed all of my plastic & reconstructive surgeries to a great success. I am very pleased by the results. He even came to the office on a Sunday to deal with a small complication I had following one of my surgeries. It is so unusual to find a surgeon who cares so much about his patients; and an office staff that are so capable.”*

    - PB

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