An attractive body is a work of art. The proportional lines of an hourglass, the curve of the hips and a smooth, flat tummy are iconic images of beauty. Whether you are looking for a major change or need a little extra contouring to reach your ideal size, liposuction can help you achieve a specific look.

What is Liposuction?

Liposuction is a surgical procedure that utilizes a suction technique to remove fat from a number of areas of the body. Often used in conjunction with other procedures like facelifts, tummy tucks and breast lifts, liposuction is a popular method of body contouring. The most common spots targeted are the thighs, buttocks, hips and stomach. An ideal candidate leads a healthy lifestyle, and maintains a relatively stable weight. Liposuction is not recommended as an alternative to gastric bypass surgery or any other form of serious weight loss.

A consultation with a member of the plastic surgery team at Soderstrom Skin Institute can help you decide if liposuction is the right decision. Results vary from patient to patient, and it is important to research the different options available with your plastic surgeon. The Soderstrom Skin Institute’s quiet and private ambulatory surgery center offers a veil of privacy and provides a warm and professional environment.

What else should I know?

Because each surgery is unique patients will find that recovery times vary. All patients should listen closely to post-operative care instructions given to them by their doctor.

Some of these include:

  • Taking enzyme based dietary supplements to reduce pain, bruising and swelling
  • Wearing a compression garment
  • Getting therapeutic massages
  • Resting and maintaining a healthy diet

All surgical procedures require an initial >consultation. For more information or to schedule your appointment please call Soderstrom Skin Institute at 1-888-970-7546.