12 doctors weighed in:
Is the liposuction a risky thing to do?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Marci Dietrich
Bariatrics
6 doctors agree
In brief: Any surg has risks
The benefits of the surgery must be evaluated by you and your physician(s).
Every surgery has risks. But a qualified surgeon, qualiied anesthesiologist-nurse anesthetist, nursing staff must be in place before you consider an elective surgery. Most of the time, liposuction surgery goes very well and patients are pleased. The contours of our body may be more to your body shape. Please research.

In brief: Any surg has risks
The benefits of the surgery must be evaluated by you and your physician(s).
Every surgery has risks. But a qualified surgeon, qualiied anesthesiologist-nurse anesthetist, nursing staff must be in place before you consider an elective surgery. Most of the time, liposuction surgery goes very well and patients are pleased. The contours of our body may be more to your body shape. Please research.
Dr. Marci Dietrich
Dr. Marci Dietrich
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Dr. Mark Johnson
Many if not most liposuction cases can be safely performed in-office without the need for an anesthesiologist.
Dr. Jeffrey Rosenthal
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Generally safe
Any procedure in the hands of a poorly trained or inappropriate person is unsafe.
Generally, if you are healthy and have localized fat deposits, then liposuction is the answer. The procedure is often done in an operating room where you can be monitored during the operation. The benefits out weigh the risks. But choose a surgeon well and have a complete consultation first.

In brief: Generally safe
Any procedure in the hands of a poorly trained or inappropriate person is unsafe.
Generally, if you are healthy and have localized fat deposits, then liposuction is the answer. The procedure is often done in an operating room where you can be monitored during the operation. The benefits out weigh the risks. But choose a surgeon well and have a complete consultation first.
Dr. Jeffrey Rosenthal
Dr. Jeffrey Rosenthal
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Liposuction
Liposuction is one of the most commonly performed procedures and is very safe when performed by a qualified and experienced infividual.
Of course this means conducting a consultation in which the risks and benefits have been reviewed as well as an assessment of realistic expectations in an appropriate candidate.

In brief: Liposuction
Liposuction is one of the most commonly performed procedures and is very safe when performed by a qualified and experienced infividual.
Of course this means conducting a consultation in which the risks and benefits have been reviewed as well as an assessment of realistic expectations in an appropriate candidate.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Francisco Agullo
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Generally safe
Liposuction is generally a safe procedure when performed in the correctly selected candidate by a qualified physician.

In brief: Generally safe
Liposuction is generally a safe procedure when performed in the correctly selected candidate by a qualified physician.
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Dr. Francisco Agullo
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Dr. Tom Pousti
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Not Very...
Liposuction surgery, like any type of procedure, carries a set of potential risk/complications associated with it.
Careful selection of plastic surgeon will help you minimize these risks as much as possible. During the consultation process, you should become well informed about the potential risk/complications that may be more likely in your specific situation. Best wishes.

In brief: Not Very...
Liposuction surgery, like any type of procedure, carries a set of potential risk/complications associated with it.
Careful selection of plastic surgeon will help you minimize these risks as much as possible. During the consultation process, you should become well informed about the potential risk/complications that may be more likely in your specific situation. Best wishes.
Dr. Tom Pousti
Dr. Tom Pousti
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