Many individuals turn to diet and exercise when they want to lose unwanted fat. Diet and exercise are the healthiest ways to get rid of unwanted fat. Unfortunately, not everyone feels satisfied with the results that diet and exercise have produced for them. They are left with unwanted pockets of fat in trouble areas. Thankfully, liposuction can help individuals in this situation. Here are some basic things to know about liposuction and where the procedure can be performed on the body.
The Basics of Liposuction
The techniques that are used today are a lot different than they were when this procedure first got its start. Liposuction is a procedure that can remove unwanted fat in a short period of time. Nowadays, there are different techniques that can be used with this procedure in order to help individuals get the body they have been working hard for but have not been able to achieve with just diet and exercise.
In its most basic form, this procedure involves making a small incision in an area where a person has unwanted fat. Suction is used to remove the fat from the area. Then, the incision is closed. An individual is left with less fat and a more contoured appearance.
Where Is Liposuction Effective on the Body?
This procedure that can be performed on both men and women. Both men and women deal with unwanted pockets of fat, but there are areas where men more commonly experience fat on their bodies and areas where women more commonly experience fat on their bodies.
It is most common for women to request the liposuction to be performed on their abdomen, hips, thighs, knees, arms, and buttocks. The procedure is also commonly performed on a woman's neck. It is common for men to request liposuction to be performed on their neck, flanks, and abdomen.
Liposuction can be used for both female and male breast reduction. When this procedure is performed on women, women can expect to have their breasts reduced by about 40 percent. Since the breast fat is removed, the breasts usually experience a noticeable lift.
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Do you feel frustrated because you have not been able to achieve your dream body with just diet and exercise? If you have unwanted pockets of fat on your body, consider the benefits that come from liposuction when it is performed by a board-certified surgeon like Dr. J. Timothy Katzen. He has offices conveniently located in Beverly Hills, CA and Las Vegas, NV. Contact Dr. Katzen today to schedule your personalized consultation!