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Does liposuction leave you with uneven surfaces for your skin?

Does liposuction leave you with uneven surfaces for your skin?

Lumpiness: Liposuction always causes some irregularities, although these are usually minor. It is important to wear your compression garments to acheive the best results. Lumpiness improves over time and improves with massage. http://www.dassmd.com/liposuction/index.html. ...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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Will chin liposuction leave me with loose skin in my neck? Or will the skin shrink back on its own after the chin liposuction procedure? .

Will chin liposuction leave me with loose skin in my neck? Or will the skin shrink back on its own after the chin liposuction procedure?

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It depends: It depends on how is your current skin tone. If you have thick young skin, it will retract after surgery. But if you have thin loose skin with wrinkles, it may get worse. ...Read more

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Can liposuction leave you disfigured?

Can liposuction leave you disfigured?

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 more

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After liposuction is done, do they have to sew up the loose skin?

After liposuction is done, do they have to sew up the loose skin?

Liposuction results: Typically liposuction is performed in areas where the surgeon expects the skin will have good elasticity and retract without the need for excising the loose skin. There are exceptions, where the physician may plan to perform liposuction followed by skin excision in a separate surgery in an area where a patient may have loose skin from weight loss, but still a significant amount of excess fat. ...Read more

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Will I have loose and sagging skin after a tumescent liposuction?

Will I have loose and sagging skin after a tumescent liposuction?

You might...: If your skin is loose to begin with, liposuction alone will not make it tighter. These are things to review with your surgeon beforehand. :). ...Read more

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I have stretch marks and a bad skin quality , can I opt for vaser liposuction?

Maybe.....: It is possible that you may also need your skin tightened. Usually females that are interested in abdominal liposuction end up needing a tummy tuck to tighten the skin and or loose muscles. ...Read more

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If I had liposuction done 2years ago and I have, I think scare tissue under the skin could I still get a 6 pack?

If I had liposuction done 2years ago and I have, I think scare tissue under the skin could I still get a 6 pack?

Yes: Liposuction removes fat from between your skin and muscles, which should make it easier to appreciate your six pack. Scar tissue should not affect your ability to see the six pack. If you're having difficulty obtaining the definition you desire, you might want to look into 4D Hi-Def Lipo: http://www.omahacosmeticsurgery.com/contouring-procedures-category/smartlipo-hi-definition-liposculpture/ ...Read more

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What is more effective, better to the skin and works well .. Having a liposuction before or after a gastric sleeve ?

What is more effective, better to the skin and works well .. Having a liposuction before or after a gastric sleeve ?

After: Liposuction is just to improve the contour not to help with overall weight loss. So once you reach your ideal weight and if you still have localized fat , you may consider liposuction. ...Read more

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Liposuction question: estimated time of recovery before going back to lifting heavy weights (200 lb+) in the gym? skin removal question: same as above

Liposuction question: estimated time of recovery before going back to lifting heavy weights (200 lb+) in the gym?
skin removal question: same as above

Be Good To Yourself: 6-8 weeks 6-8 weeks But if I could guess what you'll do is try and push it sooner than that.And you might get away with it if you are very very careful and start real real easy, like legs only for a while. The concern is tissue adhesion and avoiding swelling,which slows healing.Too much exercise puts too much strain on the healing blood vessels.Also,any drugs that do that, like smoking or uppers ...Read more