If stubborn deposits of fat are preventing you from having the lean physique you desire, liposuction might be the answer for you. Men and women are prone to developing excess fat that is resistant to correction through diet and exercise. Dr. Ip performs liposuction to help patients achieve a more toned and defined appearance.
Liposuction is not designed to be a weight-loss procedure; rather, it should be utilized following weight loss to enhance your results. Patients considering liposuction should be healthy and within 15 pounds of their weight-loss goal to achieve the best results. Liposuction after weight loss can target specific areas that have been resistant to diet and exercise.
Women often find that they have accumulated stubborn areas of fat following their pregnancy. While gaining weight and adding fat stores is normal during pregnancy, many women can find it more difficult to eliminate them following childbirth. Liposuction helps women regain their pre-baby bodies in order to feel more confident and comfortable with their appearance.
As the metabolism slows with age, it is more likely that you will store unwanted fat. Eliminating this excess fat through diet and exercise can become more difficult because you lack the youthful energy and physical processes to effectively burn fat. Liposuction can help people achieve a more youthful and toned contour as they age.
Immediately following your surgery, you will experience bruising and swelling in your treatment area(s). A specialty compression garment should be worn to help minimize excess swelling. It is important to carefully follow your postoperative instructions to ensure quality healing and the best results possible.