Liposuction

woman's midsection and leg

Have you worked to improve or maintain your body and overall health, but aren’t seeing the results you hoped for? If so, you are not alone. Fat tends to accumulate in undesired locations in women and men as we age for different reason including changes in metabolism, diet, hormones and simply genetics. For these reasons, Liposuction is the most commonly performed cosmetic procedure performed in the United States every year. With a low complication rate and stunning results, more and more people are turning to Liposuction to help achieve the body and figure they are working towards. Liposuction is most successful for patients with good skin quality and fatty deposits. It is not a treatment for obesity. At Carolina Surgical Arts, Liposuction is one of the most rewarding procedures performed due to the predictable results and immediate boost in patient’s confidence and self-image. Liposuction can be performed in most areas of the body including abdomen, waist, back, arms, hips, thighs, knees and ankles. Give our office a call today and book your free consultation to learn more.

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Goals:

  • Reduce stubborn areas of fat
  • Improve body contour
  • Improve muscle definition

Recovery:

Recovery from liposuction is fairly easy with expected downtime for 1 week following the procedure. It is important to wear a compressive garment regularly for the first few weeks after surgery to minimize swelling and ensure the best result possible. The discomfort is well managed with a combination of anti-inflammatory medication and prescribed pain medication. It is recommended to avoid exercising for 3-4 weeks after surgery to prevent avoidable complications such as bleeding, bruising, pain and problems healing. You will likely experience reduced sensation of the area of liposuction that typically returns within 3 to 6 months. At your consultation we will review all of this and more to make sure you are able make the best decision for you.