Is Liposuction Effective

Liposuction - Before

How Effective is Liposuction?

There is little hard data on whether patients are pleased with the outcomes. According to a plastic surgeon in Newport Beach, California, who has surveyed 8,000 patients, the satisfaction rate was around 90 percent. In up to 10 percent of cases, a second liposuction procedure was done within six months of the first procedure to ensure good results. Having additional procedures does not mean that the surgeon was incompetent, because it is always better to take out too little fat from a certain area than too much.

Liposuction - AfterBesides the most common areas treated by liposuction, which include the lower abdomen, hips and outer thighs, other areas of the body can and have been treated successfully by liposuction. These other areas include:

Again, liposuction is not a substitute for dieting and exercising, but it is a a proven method of removing localized pockets of fat that otherwise cannot be removed.

  • Chin
  • Inner thighs
  • Knees
  • Calves
  • Ankles