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ATLANTA RESIDENTS ASK: WHAT AREAS CAN BE TREATED WITH LIPOSUCTION?

 

Liposuction is a pretty amazing aesthetic procedure for unwanted fat. Liposuction techniques have evolved over the years, and now you can remove stubborn fat, sculpt remaining fat and eliminate fat from delicate areas of the body.

WHAT IS LIPOSUCTION?

Liposuction is a surgical procedure that removes pockets of fat from the face and body. In the most basic sense, liposuction involves loosening the excess subcutaneous fat that is part of your skin and suctioning it out of the body. A solution is injected into the treatment areas prior to the procedure to make it easier to dislodge the fat from the soft tissues. This technique minimizes tissue trauma, downtime and recovery.

AREAS THAT CAN BE TREATED WITH LIPOSUCTION

  • Buttocks
  • Abdomen
  • Arms
  • Thighs
  • Knees
  • Waist and flanks
  • Hips
  • Chest
  • Neck
  • Breasts

Liposuction techniques can also be used to sculpt the fat to create contours. This is a popular technique in the abdominal area and chest. The fat in sculpted in a way that mimics the look of muscle tone.

WHAT CANNOT BE TREATED WITH LIPOSUCTION?

Liposuction is not a weight loss solution, so it cannot help you lose the pounds. You should be near your ideal weight for at least one year before having liposuction to remove small areas of stubborn fat.

WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER LIPOSUCTION

Liposuction is a minimally-invasive procedure that removes stubborn fat. This type of fat is typically the last that your body loses as part of a healthy, active lifestyle. You may lose the fat with diet and exercise, but it could take years.

AFTER YOUR LIPOSUCTION PROCEDURE

Liposuction does require some downtime and recovery, and the length depends on the extent of the procedure. For the first few days, you rest at home with limited activities. You can then resume some activities, such as going back to work if you have a sedentary job. Activity restrictions typically last two weeks. During that time, the area will feel tender and swollen. You may need to adjust your sleep position to prevent placing pressure on the tissues. Liposuction does not prevent you from developing new fat around the treatment area, so you will need to follow a healthy lifestyle that includes nutritious foods and plenty of exercise.

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Dr. Stephanie Farber

Dr. Stephanie Farber is an Atlanta plastic surgeon who specializes in facial rejuvenation, breast enhancement, and body contouring, as well as reconstructive surgery. Dr. Farber is known for her excellent technical abilities, as well as her extraordinary work ethic and attention to detail. She has trained alongside leaders in the field of plastic surgery and received her residency at the renowned University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Dr. Farber is also an accomplished researcher, having published and presented her plastic surgery research to her peers. Her work has won numerous awards, including “Most Outstanding Clinical Paper” and “Best Paper Published in the Scientific Literature.” Dr. Farber is currently a Medical Contributor for ABC News, where she shares the latest medical developments and advises other ABC News reporting, including Good Morning America.

Dr. Farber’s patients appreciate her kind nature, as well as her passion and meticulous work. Her eye for beauty has been carefully refined through years of training in the fields of plastic surgery and fine arts. Dr. Farber strives to achieve natural-looking results that best fit the goals of each individual patient. She will work together with you to develop a treatment plan that complements and enhances your existing features.

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