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How long is the recovery from liposuction for love handles?

How long is the recovery from liposuction for love handles?

Male belly lipo: Liposuction of the male waist can vary in the extent and may involve minimal recovery with return to work in one day or may be more extensive with a week off. The area may be tender for up to 3 months but light exercise may be resumed after 2 weeks. ...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 effective is a second round of liposuction on remaining love handles?

How effective is a second round of liposuction on remaining love handles?

Should be fine...: We often perform liposuction on residual fat collections after the first procedure. The fat is usually more fibrous because of scarring from the first procedure, so something to break up the fat (like ultrasonic liposuction) done before conventional liposuction is often helpful in these secondary cases. ...Read more

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Is liposuction effective for love handles?

Is liposuction effective for love handles?

Yes: Liposuction is recommended for patients who maintain a healthy lifestyle of proper diet and exercise but struggle with residual 'spot' areas of excess fat, such as the love handles. Liposuction sculpts and reshapes the body through the surgical removal of excess fat deposits. ...Read more

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Is liposuction on arms and love handles safe at d age of 23?

Is liposuction on arms and love handles safe at d age of 23?

Liposuction: Liposuction itself has risks from the procedure - irrespective of age. Being that you are 23 yrs you should be very healthy - so you will not have pre-existing medical issues. ...Read more

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Liposuction of back fat & love handles can cause infertility in a 22 year old 70 kg unmarried girl ?

Liposuction of back fat & love handles can cause infertility in a 22 year old 70 kg unmarried girl ?

Unlikely: Liposuction is not likely to cause infertility in a young girl. I would recommend that you see your GYN if you have not been able to conceive to determine possible causes. Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more

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Is there any way i can minimize the recovery time after chin liposuction? I don't want to be out of commission for too long. Is there anything i can do before or after my chin liposuction to help my body heal better? .

Is there any way i can minimize the recovery time after chin liposuction? I don't want to be out of commission for too long. Is there anything i can do before or after my chin liposuction to help my body heal better?

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Yes: There are various techniques that can both reduce initial bruising and speed the resolution of bruising. Rather than try to list them in this limited space, i would recommend you ask your board certified plastic surgeon what they recommend. You paying for their help and guidance, so it is best to follow their advice. ...Read more

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What other options are there for liposuction around the abdomen area? I don't want to have the long recovery period, or the anesthesia. I've heard of smart-lipo. Does that really help?

What other options are there for liposuction around the abdomen area? I don't want to have the long recovery period, or the anesthesia.  I've heard of smart-lipo. Does that really help?

Somewhat: Do not expect the same result as with traditional liposuctions from smart lipo. Smart lipo is just for small amount of fat for normal weight or thin patients. Recovery is not shorter. That's the time your body needs to heal and you cannot shorten it. ...Read more

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