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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 moreSee 18 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
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 10 more doctor answers
When can I start exercising again after a fat transfer? I'm thinking about having liposuction to remove fat from my back and love handles and having it injected into my butt. How long will it be after the fat transfer before i can go to the gym? What abou
Is tumescent liposuction less invasive than typical liposuction? I'm looking for a way to reduce my love-handles. Is tumescent liposuction less risky than regular liposuction because local anesthetic is an option?
Liposuction of back fat & love handles can cause infertility in a 22 year old 70 kg unmarried girl ?
Liposuction: It may, it all depends on your surgeon's ability. ...Read more
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 moreSee 10 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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
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?
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'd like to know if non incision syringe liposuction is safe & effective? Is that recommended or traditional liposuction? Pros & cons? Thanks
Syringe lipo vs Trad: Traditional better for volumes over 500 cc's >>> ...Read more
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