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What Can Liposuction Do for You?

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A slim body can lead to enhanced self-confidence and comfort during daily activities. Many men and women alike deal with fatty regions that are hard to eliminate through diet and exercise alone. Liposuction is an invasive surgical procedure designed to remove stubborn fat from various parts of the body.

Body Slimming With Liposuction

What Areas Of The Body Can Benefit From Liposuction?

Liposuction can be used on almost any area of the body to sculpt the figure. While women usually focus on addressing areas like abdomen, midsection, flanks or “love handles”, thighs, buttocks and upper arms, men usually focus on the abdomen. Liposuction can be performed on a single body part as well multiple parts in a single surgery. You can discuss your goals, concerns, and expectations with Dr. Ellen during your consultation.

Who Can Undergo Liposuction Surgery?

Ideal candidates for liposuction surgery will be nonsmokers who are in good health. Good skin elasticity is another factor that enhances the results and lessens the healing time. Individuals having ideal body weight, yet struggling with troublesome fatty areas are good candidates for liposuction procedure. In order to become a successful candidate for liposuction, you must be optimistic about the results and understands your body contouring goals.

How Is Liposuction Performed In Birmingham, MI?

Small incisions will be made by Dr. Ellen at the site of the treatment and a cannula will be inserted to suction out the fat. The procedure will take about 45 minutes to two hours, depending upon the number of treatment sites.

What Will My Aftercare Steps Be Following Liposuction?

Liposuction surgery is followed by  downtime of several weeks during which time you must abstain from heavy activities. However, redness, swelling or bruising should be fully resolved in a few months after which the results will start to reveal.

How Long Will Liposuction Results Last?

Liposuction results are permanent unless the body contours are disturbed due to aging, weight gain, or pregnancy. Maintaining a healthy weight is necessary to avoid fat storage in new untreated areas. Follow up visits are required to check on the healing process. If you are considering liposuction and want to learn more about the procedure, contact our office for a consultation with Dr. Ellen today.

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