Liposuction can Help Achieve your Ultimate Body Goals
By Atlanta Plastic & Reconstructive Specialists, on June 19, 2013
As the days grow longer and warmer, beach season is now upon us, and liposuction may be on your mind. While some people pay attention to their midsection all year long, the summer puts this area of our bodies on full display. The build-up to bathing suit season is one of the most popular times of the year for people to consider liposuction to help shape their bodies in ways diet and exercise cannot.
Contrary to one of liposuction’s most common misconceptions, liposuction is not a weight loss procedure. While you may lose a pound or two of fat as a result of this body contouring procedure, large amounts of weight are not lost as a result of liposuction. Liposuction is a tool best suited for men and women who are of normal weight but suffer from stubborn fat deposits. Diet and exercise will take a person so far, but it does not always target specific areas. Liposuction can!
One of the biggest reasons many patients seek out liposuction surgery is to help complete their weight loss goals. Many people who have lost weight can find themselves getting to a certain point (often within about 5 pounds of their goal) and being stuck there. This can be frustrating. How and where a person’s fatty deposits are the most stubborn has a lot to do with genetics. In this case, the best diet and exercise routine can still leave you with love handles or an unwanted tummy. Liposuction can help complete that weight loss transformation and have a patient looking his or her best.
Women are among the biggest seekers of liposuction, particularly women who have had children. Pregnancy can alter a woman’s body significantly. Liposuction paired with a tummy tuck procedure can help women shed those last stubborn pounds and restore the midsection to its pre-pregnancy state. This can help mothers regain some of their confidence and self-esteem that may have faded since having their children. The boost to one’s self-confidence is often a driving force behind the decision to move forward with a liposuction or tummy tuck procedure.
While liposuction is often performed around the mid-section or abdomen, it can be used anywhere that a person has a build-up of fat cells. Liposuction can help men or women who are uncomfortable with the appearance of their thighs, neck, buttocks, or more. Where ever fat can build-up, liposuction can help remove the fat and reshape the body.
While summer time might bring your flaws to the forefront of your mind, there are options. Learn more about liposuction by doing some research and/or scheduling a consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon. Liposuction might just be the solution you’ve been looking for to look and feel your best this beach season.