8 Things to Know About Liposuction

A Closer Look at Liposuction

Liposuction removes body fat deposits that are resistant to diet and exercise. It is one of the most common cosmetic surgical procedures in the world. People choose liposuction to reshape and contour the hips, legs, abdomen, buttocks, back, neck, face, arms and breasts. Get the facts on liposuction so you can go in with realistic expectations. 

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Medical References

  1. What is liposuction? American Society of Plastic Surgeons. http://www.plasticsurgery.org/cosmetic-procedures/liposuction
  2. Liposuction Information. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/SurgeryandLifeSupport/Liposuction/default.htm
  3. New non-invasive fat removal technologies offer alternative to liposuction for removing stubborn fat. American Academy of Dermatology. https://www.aad.org/media/news-releases/new-non-invasive-fat-removal-technologies-offer-alternative-to-liposuction-for-removing-stubborn-fat
  4. Liposuction cost. American Society of Plastic Surgeons. https://www.plasticsurgery.org/cosmetic-procedures/liposuction?sub=Liposuction+cost

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