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Smooth Skin after Liposuction

How to Maintain Smooth Skin after Liposuction


When stubborn fat just won’t go away no matter how well you eat or how much you work out, liposuction can help you get rid of pesky fat and enjoy the smooth, sleek physique you’ve been working so hard for. In the vast majority of cases, liposuction yields excellent results with smooth contours and a slimmer look. 

However, in some rare cases, skin dimpling can occur, leaving a few lumps and bumps behind. Fortunately, there’s lots you can do to prevent dimples after liposuction. 

1. Choose an Experienced Plastic Surgeon

Picking the best liposuction plastic surgeon in your area might sound like a no-brainer,

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How Liposuction Can Slim Your Waist into an Hourglass Shape


For many women, achieving the coveted hourglass figure is the ultimate fitness goal. Unfortunately, however, getting rid of fat pockets in your midsection is often difficult, as this area is known to be particularly resistant to exercise. 

The good news is that liposuction and other body contouring options can help you fine-tune your workout results, so you can finally achieve that hourglass shape. Read on to discover whether liposuction alone or in conjunction with another cosmetic treatment could be the best solution for you.

When Lipo Could Be Right for a Smaller Waist

If your goal is to eliminate a few isolated areas of fat here and there to help you achieve your desired body shape,

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How Long Can Swelling Last after Liposuction?


Swelling is a natural response to injury, which makes this symptom inevitable after any type of surgical procedure. While swelling can last for several months after liposuction, the majority of the swelling should be resolved in the first 3 to 4 weeks.

There are some things you can do both before and after liposuction to help reduce swelling and speed up your body’s healing process.

  1. Talk to Your Plastic Surgeon about Surgical Techniques

    If you’re planning to include liposuction with a tummy tuck, consider talking to your plastic surgeon about the drainless tummy tuck technique.

The Best Candidates for Liposuction [Infographic]

The Best Candidates for Liposuction [Infographic]


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3 Super Easy Tips to Speed Up Your Liposuction Recovery


Liposuction is a popular body contouring procedure that helps you eliminate stubborn, exercise-resistant fat in many areas of your body. While recovery is generally smooth and most people can get back to work in about a week, there are ways you can speed up your lipo recovery even further.

  1. Eat Small Meals Throughout the Day

    For the first few days, try eating several smaller snacks throughout the day, rather than the traditional three meals. This will help to keep nausea and bloating at bay while you rest and heal.

    You’ll also want to pay attention to what foods you’re eating.

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What’s Liposuction Revision & Could It Happen to You?


In some instances, liposuction may cause a bumpy, uneven appearance of the treated area. This is most frequently caused by an inexperienced provider, as removing too much fat from the area or using the wrong technique can cause this undesirable result.

The good news is that uneven liposuction can be fixed — just be sure you choose your liposuction plastic surgeon wisely.

What Is Liposuction Revision?

Also called liposuction correction, liposuction revision uses various techniques to correct uneven contours caused by a previous liposuction procedure. The extent of correction necessary, as well as the techniques used,

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