Who Can Benefit from Liposuction?
Liposuction is a surgical procedure that removes excess fat from specific areas of the body in order to improve the overall body contour and shape. It is often performed in areas that tend to accumulate stubborn fat deposits that are resistant to diet and exercise. Liposuction isn’t considered a weight loss method but instead is a cosmetic procedure to sculpt and reshape certain areas.
During the liposuction procedure, a surgeon makes small incisions in the targeted areas and uses a thin tube called a cannula to suction out the excess fat cells. There are various techniques and technologies used in liposuction, including traditional liposuction, tumescent liposuction, ultrasound-assisted liposuction (UAL), and laser-assisted liposuction (LAL). These techniques may vary in how they prepare the fat for removal or assist in the fat removal process.
Areas That Can Get Liposuction
Liposuction can be performed on areas such as the abdomen, thighs, hips, buttocks, arms, back, neck, and chin. The goal is to create a more proportional and harmonious body contour. It is important to note that while liposuction can produce noticeable improvements in body shape, maintaining a healthy lifestyle through proper diet and regular exercise is crucial to prevent the re-accumulation of fat in treated areas.
Who Can Get Liposuction?
Eligibility for liposuction depends on several factors, including a person’s overall health, medical history, and individual goals. However, it’s important to remember that liposuction isn't a replacement for weight loss or a treatment for obesity. It’s primarily intended for those who are close to their ideal body weight but have localized areas of fat that don't respond to diet and exercise.
Schedule a Consultation
It’s essential that if you’re considering liposuction, you consult with a board certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Robert J. Brueck. Dr. Brueck knows that feeling great about yourself will improve personal health and wellness and it’s his goal to help you obtain that. Keep in mind that the decision to undergo liposuction should be well-informed and made in consultation with a qualified medical professional. Beauty By Brueck has locations in Ft. Myers, FL, Cape Coral, FL and Punta Gorda, FL. Call today at 239-939-5233 to schedule an appointment.