excess fat through small suction tubes, improving the contour
of the areas treated and creating a more flattering physique.
Patients are usually close to ideal weight, but are stricken
with exercise resistant fat. Heavier patients can be treated
as well, due to technological advancements in liposuction
methods. Treatment can target such areas as the abdomen
and waste, hips, thighs, inner knees, calves, ankles, upper
arms, and neck.
Length of procedure:
1-2 hours or more
Usually local anesthetic. The final method of choice can
depend on the patient’s preference for comfort and
the safety recommendations of the surgeon and anesthesiologist.
Cost: $2,000-$12,000. Cost depends greatly on size of area treated and amount of fat removed.
Potential risks include rippling of skin, asymmetry, and
Back to work: at least a week, can depend on age, health
condition, and extent of surgery
Strenuous activity: usually at least 2-4 weeks
Final appearance: shape develops over several months, swelling
and bruising may take up to 6 months to fully subside
Permanent, dependant on continued nutrition and exercise
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