Many body sculpting and diet fads have come and gone, but liposuction has remained one of the leading fat reduction techniques for years. Part of this is thanks to the efficacy of liposuction since it is able to eliminate fat in a single treatment session. Another big factor that contributes to the lasting popularity of liposuction is that it can be used on so many areas of the body.
Where Can Liposuction Be Used?
Liposuction can be used nearly anywhere on the body where stubborn pockets of fat are found. Some of the most common treatment areas include the abdomen, hips, buttocks, arms and legs. It can also be used under the chin to eliminate a double chin, or in the chest as a female or male breast reduction technique. Liposuction produces instant fat reduction and requires only one treatment, which makes it one of the most effective fat reduction techniques available. Since liposuction permanently removes fat cells, patients can achieve permanent results if they maintain healthy diet and exercise habits after their treatment.
How is Recovery From Liposuction?
The recovery from liposuction will vary depending on where liposuction was performed and the amount of fat that was removed. However, most patients are able to return to work and other normal activities within a week of treatment. Mild bruising and swelling may be experienced in the treatment area for a few weeks, and patients are encouraged to avoid exercise until these effects fade.
How Much Does Liposuction Cost?
The cost of liposuction can vary from patient to patient depending on the extent of treatment necessary to deliver the desired results. If a patient is having liposuction performed on multiple areas at once, this will also be reflected in the cost. If you would like to know how much it would cost to achieve your cosmetic goals with liposuction, contact us today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Anh Vu, M.D. We offer liposuction to residents of Daytona Beach, Jacksonville, St. Augustine and the neighboring areas of Florida.