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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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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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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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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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How effective is zerona liposuction?

How effective is zerona liposuction?

Not: Zerona is not a form of liposuction . It is a low level laser light that promises to reduce the inches while you lie under it fully clothed. When it sounds too good to be true, it is usually not true. Unfortunately it has not lived up to its hype. ...Read more

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Does the laser used in laser liposuction make the procedure more effective?

Does the laser used in laser liposuction make the procedure more effective?

Good question: If you are having smartliposuction with new triplex technology, then the lasers help tighten some skin, imporve extraction, and can reduce bruising. Please seek a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Is liposuction effective for tummy tuck?

Is liposuction effective for tummy tuck?

Apples and Oranges: Liposuction only removes fat, while a tummy tuck removes fat, excess skin and tightens the muscles that make up the abdominal wall. They are different procedures with different indications and results. http://www.drmele.com/liposuctionortummytuck.html ...Read more

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How effective and what are risks for liposuction?

How effective and what are risks for liposuction?

For better shape: Liposuction is excellent. In other words, for flattening tummies or love handles, smoothing out saddlebags or slightly large breast in men, what plastic surgeons call contouring, liposuction will take out the extra fat to give a better shape. But, it does not tighten large excesses of skin, nor is it for weight loss or obese patients except in very special cases. ...Read more

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Is liposuction an effective way to keep weight off?

Is liposuction an effective way to keep weight off?

No: Liposuction is not for weight loss. It is a contouring procedure ideally for healthy, fit patients close to their ideal weight with stuborn areas that persist. It is incumbent on the patient to maintain a healthy diet and exercise regimen to keep their weight stable or ideally even lose a bit after surgery for optimal results. Patients that are not committed and gain weight are very unhappy. ...Read more

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Is liposuction dangerous and are its results effective or there is possibility of regaining weight?

Liposuction is Safe: Often liposuction is performed under local anesthesia so it is very safe. Cleanliness is important to avoid infection. Doc needs to be well trained, so look into their background. Also helps to see a few docs before you do it. Liposuction takes away bulges but does not lead to weight loss. Gaining weight after liposuciton will cause irregularities and unevenness. So keep your weight stable. ...Read more

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I had liposuction all over my body 3 years ago, would it be safe and effective to have it done again to contour the body further?

Re-do Liposuction: It should be as safe as before. Sometimes there is some more scarring in certain areas but for the most part it should be a safe procedure. Touch up liposuction are common after the original procedure. ...Read more

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How effective if liposuction in reducing total bmi?

How effective if liposuction in reducing total bmi?

Not effective: Liposuction is appropriate for spot reduction of cosmetically unappealing fat deposits. Lowering the bmi is accomplished with diet and exercise. ...Read more

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How healthy and effective is ultrasound liposuction?

Cavi?: I think you are talking about untrasound liposlsys where the sound causes rapid vibration of the fat leading to cell leakage and destruction. It is a new procedure so long term studies are not available but it seems safe in the proper medical hands. It takes many treatments to have a decent result. ...Read more

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How effective is painless (non surgical) liposuction?

How effective is painless (non surgical) liposuction?

Dosnet exhist: As sucking of fat out of the body is surgical. If you mean lasering the fat or cooling it to the point of destruction, heating to the point of destruction then you are talking about non surgical non invasive treatments. They are uncomfortable but not very painful. Also there is no recovery time ...Read more

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Is non-incision syringe liposuction safe and effective? Would u recommend it? Why or why not?

Liposuction: DO NOT PURSUE THIS ON YOUR OWN!! You must start with a clinic visit to your primary doctor, who will carefully help you or refer you to a specialist. Do not delay. ...Read more

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