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9+ Things You Should Know About Liposuction

Body with marked zones for liposuctionLiposuction has been a very popular procedure for many years. If you’ve been thinking about having liposuction, you probably have some questions – read on for 9+ things you should know about lipo!

What is liposuction and how can it benefit you?

Liposuction is a safe and effective way to get rid of excess fat:

1. Liposuction removes those stubborn bits of fat that just won’t go away no matter how much you diet or exercise. It not only gets rid of fat – it also allows the doctor to give your body contours in all the right places.

2. It can be performed on almost any part of the body, including, of course, the stomach, the hips, the buttocks, and the thighs, but also the upper arms, the neck, and the calves.

3. Liposuction has come a long way since it was first used. Nowadays, there are many different techniques to choose from for liposuction, including SmartLipo, LASER Lipo, Ultrasonic Liposuction, and the Whisperator. Your doctor will help you decide which method is right for you.

4. Liposuction can be done in as little as one session, although it may take several sessions depending on your overall health.

5. Liposuction is not a replacement for diet and exercise! You should strive for a healthy lifestyle before and after the procedure.

6. You should be in good overall health before liposuction.

7. After the procedure you can expect some swelling and bruising. Most patients find relief with an over-the-counter pain medication.

8. It may take a few weeks to really notice the effects of liposuction.

9. If you’ve only had limited liposuction, your recovery should not even affect your daily life. However, if you’ve had more extensive lipo, it is best to plan on missing work for 5 to 10 days after the procedure, and you should not do anything strenuous for 48 hours afterward.

Liposuction is popular for a reason – it is a quick, safe, and effective way to get rid of fat that just won’t go away. Call the Weinstein Plastic Surgery Center in Chester, New Jersey, for a liposuction consultation. Call (908) 879-2222 for an appointment today!

Breast augmentation or breast lift?

Pretty lady in beautiful white top bikiniIf you are unhappy with the size or shape of your breasts, it can start to affect your self-esteem and even how much you enjoy life. If you have decided to make a change in your chest, you no doubt have a lot of questions about the many different procedures to choose from – to start with, you may wonder what the difference is between a breast augmentation and a breast lift.

What is the difference between a breast lift and breast augmentation?

Both procedures can improve the appearance of your chest, but they do very different things. In a breast augmentation, implants may be used to enhance the size and the shape of the breasts. It is used to give volume to the chest, to give a woman a curvier figure, and is often used to correct issues such as asymmetrical breasts and small breast size. Your doctor will be able to tell you about the different types of implants and can advise you on which one might be right for you.

A breast lift is used to eliminate loose and sagging tissue, “lifting” the breasts and making them look more youthful after the effects of pregnancy, nursing, or after a dramatic loss of weight. It can also be used to change the location of the nipple. Patients with small, sagging breasts typically see the best results from a breast lift procedure, but a breast lift can be performed on any size of breast.

Which one is right for you?

Which procedure is right for you depends on the results you would like to see. Some patients may benefit from both procedures – a breast lift can be done to raise sagging breasts while breast augmentation can be done to increase size and firmness. Whether you choose a breast lift, a breast augmentation, or both, the procedure will give you natural-looking results.

No matter what questions or concerns you have about any procedure you are considering, you can count on the staff at Weinstein Plastic Surgery Center for help and answers. Call the office in Chester, New Jersey, at (908) 879-2222 for an appointment today!

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