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Can you get liposuction all over your body?

Can you get liposuction all over your body?

Not advised: If you are really looking at "neck to knees" lipo, it is more likely that you will achieve better resutls through weight loss. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik
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Liposuction (Definition)

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


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How close to my ideal weight do I need to be for liposuction? I struggle with my weight and would like to get extensive liposuction to get my body looking the way i want. How close do I have to be to my idea weight to be a good candidate? .

How close to my ideal weight do I need to be for liposuction? I struggle with my weight and would like to get extensive liposuction to get my body looking the way i want. How close do I have to be to my idea weight to be a good candidate?

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Critical: Liposuction is not a weight loss procedure. When you have excess weight, fat does not only accumulate under your skin but around your guts etc. Liposuction is for normal weight patients with just contour problems not for overall slimming. Your best chance of having an excellent result is to bring your weight as low as you can. Then if there are localized rebellious bulges, get liposuction ...Read more

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Is liposuction worth considering to get the body weight back to safe levels if someone is obese?

Is liposuction worth considering to get the body weight back to safe levels if someone is obese?

Lipo for weight loss: Liposuction is not a weight loss procedure, but is ideal for people of normal weight who have small pockets of fat that need to be removed. 5 liters of fat can be safely removed at one time as an outpatient procedure. This fat weighs around 10 pounds. If you have more fat than 10 pounds, people are better served by losing weight first, trying more excercise, or a weight loss clinic. ...Read more

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I feel like a fat person with a skinny guys body. I hate it. If i get facial liposuction will it permanetly get rid of the excess fat on my face?

I feel like a fat person with a skinny guys body. I hate it. If i get facial liposuction will it permanetly get rid of the excess fat on my face?

Be Careful: Be careful with your decision-making; as we age, fatty tissue in the facial area tends to help retain a youthful appearance. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What areas can be treated with body-jet liposuction? I recently lost some weight and have been working out, but i can't seem to get rid of the fat above my knees. It hangs down almost over the kneecap. Would body-jet liposuction work to get rid of the fat

What areas can be treated with body-jet liposuction? I recently lost some weight and have been working out, but i can't seem to get rid of the fat above my knees. It hangs down almost over the kneecap. Would body-jet liposuction work to get rid of the fat

Fat not skin: Liposuction can reduce localized fatty deposits on nearly any subcutaneous fatty deposit although there may be risks in certain areas and water jet is not generally performed on the face. Certainly localized fat around the knee, but not on the knee cap, can be reduced. However this will not treat handling skin only reduce prominent bulges. ...Read more

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How many areas can body jet liposuction be done on during the same surgery? I am considering getting body jet liposuction on my thighs, butt, and stomach, but I do not want to have separate procedures. Is it safe to get this liposuction done on all of tho

Total amount counts: It's not the number of body areas that is counted for safety as the total amount of fat removed is. You will be sore all over but if the total amount is within reasonable range, you're ok. Your board certified plastic surgeon will judge the safe amount for you. ...Read more

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Can i get liposuction on the nhs?

Can i get liposuction on the nhs?

What is NHS?: I would be happy to answer the question, but I'm not sure what the NHS is. ...Read more