You’ve heard the term, you generally know what it’s about, and we’re more than certain you have a few friends who have undergone the procedure. Let’s talk about liposuction to set the record straight. Liposuction, which is often referred to as just “lipo,” is a cosmetic surgery procedure that removes fat from anywhere in the body in order to reshape or debulk it. It is one of the most effective ways to mold and form the body as desired, all while removing unsightly and uncomfortable fat. Liposuction is both highly popular and highly specialized, however your average person may not understand just how much a series of liposuction can do. Here’s some more info to help you learn more about it, and how it could benefit you in ways you weren’t aware of before.
The benefits of liposuction
Liposuction is the perfect way of getting rid of unwanted fat to reshape your figure, while avoiding scars. It allows Dr. Mohebali to shape and contour your body in a way that looks the way you want, and feels the way you want. Many of us have a bit of extra fat we want to get rid of, and due to age or genetics, just exercise and eating better isn’t doing the trick. This is where liposuction can really provide you with a long-term benefit, and almost immediate results.
Procedures can be done to remove large amounts of fat, or small amounts, to simple sculpt your body where needed. Liposuction can also be a great way to compliment other procedures that require fat removal in order shape. For example, it is the integral first step for fat transfer.
There are many misconceptions about liposuction that patient relay to us on a daily basis. Here are the facts:
- Fat does NOT re-appear on other parts of the body after liposuction
- It can recur but ONLY after weight gain
- It is very safe when done at appropriate amounts and not overdone
- Liposuction is the ONLY way of getting rid of larger areas of fat effectively and consistently. Coolsculpting can’
How we perform our liposuction procedures at Mohebali Plastic Surgery
Our liposuction procedure is performed by making small incisions on the target area, and then inserting a small tube, or cannula in to suck out the excess fat. The scarring is very minimal, and hardly visible. The ideal patient should be in relatively good health, and use this procedure to augment further weight loss. Remember, you can still build fat again if you don’t maintain a healthy lifestyle, however with our advanced liposuction procedures, we can take significant fat away and help you reach your goals safely, and quickly.
As with all of our procedures, before going forward, we’ll sit down with you for a thorough consultation, and find out exactly what you need, and how we can make it happen with the best results for you. We have a lot of great referrals, and years of experience with our many satisfied clients in Santa Rosa, San Rafael, Sausalito, Mill Valley, and all over the Bay Area. To find out more about how we can help you with liposuction, contact us today, and come in for your first comprehensive consultation.