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How Liposuction Helps Get Rid of Stubborn Fat

Getting in shape is a big feat, and it can be gratifying to see the bodily changes that occur. However, many people continue to feel displeased with the appearance of their bodies. Small pockets of fat may be resistant to exercise and diet, which can lead to frustration. In these cases, liposuction can be an effective, targeted solution to help you achieve the attractive figure you desire.

Continue reading to learn more about how liposuction can help rid you of stubborn areas of fat.

Liposuction Basics

Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery that gets rid of unwanted deposits of fat. It is important that those considering liposuction understand that the procedure is not intended to be a weight loss surgery. However, you may notice a slimmer waistline, smaller arms, and more shapely thighs and hips, which in turn can make you look trimmer.

Liposuction is ideal for those that are in good overall health and at a stable weight but have pockets of fat in specific areas of the body that don’t seem to respond well to diet and exercise. Candidates should also have cosmetic goals that are realistic and in line with the expected liposuction outcomes.

Targeted Solution

Liposuction targets areas of the body that are commonly regarded as “problem areas,” including:

  • Stomach, abdomen, and waistline
  • Hips and love handles
  • Back (particularly below the bra band)
  • Buttocks
  • Thighs
  • Arms

Liposuction can also be used to shape these areas in a technique known as body contouring.

Liposuction Recovery and Results

Dr. Bounds is committed to your satisfaction with your liposuction results. After your procedure, you will notice some swelling and bruising, and any pain can be well-controlled with medication. Most patients are required to wear tight garments to help limit swelling, which typically goes away after several weeks.

Following your recovery, you will notice a significant reduction in fat in the treatment areas. The fatty pockets will be gone and an attractive body contour will take shape.

Liposuction in Virginia Beach

When you choose liposuction at Bounds Plastic Surgery, you choose to be treated by board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Kevin Bounds, who has earned an impressive reputation for helping patients look and feel their best. Dr. Bounds and his knowledgeable staff are eager to help you on your cosmetic journey. If you are ready to learn more about how liposuction can transform the appearance of your body, schedule a consultation by calling (757) 496-7373 or simply filling out our online contact form.


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