Is Liposuction the Right Procedure for Me?

If you are considering liposuction, it is important that you sit down and consider whether or not the procedure is right for you. Not all procedures are ideal for everyone and if you choose the wrong procedure, you will not be happy with the results, leading to more surgeries.

Everyone has a desire to look stunning and liposuction facilitates that desire and allows you to be the best you. Before you hop onto the idea of liposuction, consider the following points to decide if the procedure is ideal for you.

Do you have excess fat?

Do you have excess fat on your body? Some of the most common places you will find excess fat include your stomach, hips, neck, thighs, back, and chest.

Of course, just because you have some fat does not mean that you need to have liposuction performed. Most fat can be reduced and eliminated by simply adjusting your diet and exercising.

If your body has not responded to exercise and diet, then liposuction may be right for you. But, wait! Before you do make a decision to have liposuction, you need to consider whether or not you WANT to change your lifestyle. Just because you have the procedure performed does not mean you can eat fast food every day and stay thin – it takes some work.

How is your skin elasticity?

If your skin is lacking elasticity, then you may not be an ideal candidate for liposuction. Don’t start to panic just yet as there are other options for you.

To be a good liposuction candidate, you want the skin to have elasticity to prevent sagging and hanging once the procedure is over.

Are you self-conscious about your figure?

If you are self-conscious because your figure is not proportionate, then you may be a good candidate. Liposuction can help even out your figure and keep you proportionate all the way around.

When you do have liposuction performed, you can choose to focus on one area or multiple areas at once.

Are you overweight?

Being overweight does not necessarily disqualify you for surgery, but it helps to be at, near, or below your goal weight. As mentioned briefly above, liposuction is not a weight loss solution, and you cannot substitute healthy eating and a healthy weight with the procedure.

Liposuction is a procedure that is ideal for eliminating localized fatty deposits and patients with the best results are happy with their weight at the time of the procedure.

Are you healthy overall?

It is not wise to have surgery performed if you are not healthy or if you are trying to conceive a baby. It is important that you are at a point in your life where you are at a constant weight that you are satisfied with.

In addition, you should be free from heart conditions, hormonal fluctuations, such as menopause, and free from infections.

Liposuction is the right choice for many individuals, but take into consideration the above five questions before you undergo the procedure as your results may vary.

If you are ready to discuss the liposuction procedure or to find out if you are a good candidate, call the professionals at Edelstein Cosmetic today.




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