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Yes, but...: Assuming you are referring to reducing fatty tissue around the needs and/or ankles, liposuction surgery may be helpful for the appropriate and carefully selected patient. Good overlying skin elasticity quality will be important. This procedure especially around ankles can be problematic. Patients should seek consultation with well experienced board-certified plastic surgeons for good advice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Liposuction surgery involves the use of hollow cannulas and suction devices used to remove adipose tissue; should not feel anything when the procedure is performed. Indicated for patients at their long-term stable weight, who present with diet and exercise resistant adipose tissue of localized areas with good quality overlying skin. Not substitute for diet and exercise or ...Read more
Liposuction: Liposuction slims and reshapes specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits and improving your body contours and proportion. Liposuction techniques may be used to reduce fat deposits in the thighs, hips, buttocks, upper arms, abdomen, waist, back, inner knee, chest area, cheeks, chin, neck, calves, and ankles. ...Read more
Is it true that liposuction of the abs and flanks take longer to see final results than other areas?
Ultrasonic Lipo: Ultrasonic Liposuction or UAL is a procedure that uses high-pitched sound waves to liquify fat in a specific area before it is removed. This is a type of liposuction that is primarily used for fat removal in hard to treat areas such as the chin, neck, cheeks, calves, and ankles. ...Read more
Why do some plastic surgeons offer high volume liposuction, for weight reduction, while others say its not for weight reduction, why the discrepancy?
Not for weight loss: Liposuction is a contouring procedure, not a weight loss procedure. But some doctors out there do market to the "quick fix mentality... I don't agree with that. Here in florida, we're actually limited by law to 4 liters of fat removal as a maximum, in an outpatient setting. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I would like to do liposuction on multiple body parts plus fat transfer to my breast so i would like to know how that works? I lost a lot of weight, my current weight is now 94 pounds and I am 5, 5.On my belly you can only see skin there is no fat but the
Nature of Fat: Fat cells are simply storage containers for excess fuel. They expand and contract based on your diet and exercise. To a certain extent, you are responsible for the size of the fat cell. Fat cells normally do not replicate. Their number and location is determined by genetics. Placement of your fat cells determines your shape. Removal of fat cells is permanent and changes your shape as a result! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: If liposuction is performed too close to the skin, there is a risk of contour irregularity and disfigurement. A good way to determine if your doctor is qualified to perform the procedure is to inquire as to whether or not they have privileges to perform liposuction in a hospital. If they are only performing this procedure in their office and are not credentialed to perform it in a hospital beware. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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