It’s not unusual to be faced with fatty areas on your body that just won’t go away, even after working hard with diet and exercise. Liposuction involves the removal of fat deposits from stubborn areas like the abdomen, buttocks, thighs, and hips. Visiting our Orange County center for a liposuction procedure will leave you with a slimmer shape when the fat cells in some areas of your body are permanently removed.
There are various methods for liposuction. The procedure can involve a solution injected into the selected areas before the fat is removed, or an ultrasonic wand that causes the fat tissue to liquefy before it’s pulled out. At our Orange County center, some patients choose to combine the liposuction procedure with a breast enhancement or a tummy tuck.
Can I benefit from liposuction?
To find out if you are a good candidate for liposuction, schedule a time to talk with one of our Orange County surgeons. To see the best results, you should ideally be average or slightly above average weight. The doctor will examine you and give you realistic expectations about what you can achieve.
What can I expect after the surgery?
After your surgery, you’ll likely experience some swelling and soreness for a few weeks. Your Orange County surgeon will talk with you ahead of time about which medications are available to keep you comfortable and when it is best for you to return to work, but in general, you should be able to resume normal activities in about two weeks.
You’ll see the most improvement with your figure after the swelling has gone down. It’s important to keep in mind that liposuction is not a replacement for diet and exercise, and you will need to work to stay in shape after the procedure by following a healthy lifestyle.