A 45-year-old member asked:
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under what circumstances would a doctor deem liposuction of the calves as medically necessary?

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Liposuction: Liposuction is an elective procedure typically performed for cosmetic reasons.
Answered on Nov 21, 2014

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