Common Areas Treated with Liposuction

Posted by Cosmetica Plastic Surgery & Anti-Aging on Aug 24, 2021 2:31:00 PM

Are you tired of all the diet plans and exercise routines that promise results that you never see? If you’re putting in a tremendous amount of effort into building a healthier body, but still have a significant amount of excess fat then liposuction is the solution for you.

Fat can accumulate on various parts of the body, including the thighs, abdomen, flanks, and more. Liposuction can be a useful tool for obtaining improved contours and an aesthetically pleasing body. The procedure is widely recognized as being safe and effective. The surgical process involves targeting specific areas of the body that have deposits of excess fat and removing them.

The Basics of Liposuction: Common Treatment Areas

While liposuction is an excellent technique for removing excess fat, it is not an ideal solution for losing weight. It can, however, get you closer to the appealing contours you desire. The process involves the use of a cannula, a small tube, through which the extra fat is targeted and removed from the body.

Your surgeon will apply suction as the cannula moves through the area containing the deposits of fat. Through this movement, the fat cells are removed thus creating a much slimmer look for the body.

Common Areas Treated with Liposuction

Liposuction can be used in various parts of the body. Depending on your needs, the treatment can be customized to fit your individual goals. It can be used to treat various areas of the body, including:

Abdomen: Stubborn fat is known to accumulate in the lower area of the abdomen. It can be incredibly difficult to remove with diet and exercise alone and may require some extra help. You may develop fat in this area as a result of pregnancy, poor diet, and even hormone changes. In most cases, the fat accumulates right beneath the skin and this area is easily treatable through liposuction.

Flanks: Among men, flanks are seen in the area right above the belt line, on the back, and the sides. In women, they are seen right beneath the bra line and also on the back and on the sides. By using liposuction these fat deposits can be easily removed.

Hips: In most cases, liposuction that targets the hips is used more among women than men. It may result in a well-defined lower region that looks great in all types of clothing.

Thighs: In addition to the hips, utilizing a liposuction surgery on the thighs can help improve the look of the lower region of the body. If your thighs have accumulated excess fat that affects the way they looks, liposuction that targets the thighs can help you gain the aesthetically pleasing look you desire.

Buttocks: In these cases patients usually aim to attain a better shape rather than size reduction. In such situations, the doctor must be careful not to remove more than what is necessary.

Arms: If your arms are prone to accumulating excess fat, then a liposuction can help provide them with a slimmer, more pleasing appearance.

Face, Neck, and Chin: Such a liposuction is commonly referred to as the Facial liposuction. The deposits of fat which have gathered in areas like the neck, chin, and face can be targeted and removed through this procedure. It can be used to achieve a more youthful look.

Contact Our Office

Whatever your needs may be, there’s a liposuction technique available to help you achieve your bodily goals. If you’re interested in learning more about how liposuction can help you, contact our office today.

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