Eastlake Cosmetic Surgery

What to Expect from Lower and Upper Body Liposuction

Liposuction has become an increasingly popular cosmetic procedure because it is designed to contour the body and target excess fatty tissue in the areas of the body where diet and exercise just haven’t been able to tone. Read on to learn what to expect from a liposuction procedure and where to find the best liposuction doctor in San Diego/Chula Vista.

Upper Body Liposuction

Many people may choose to undergo upper body liposuction after a dramatic weight loss. Most candidates for this procedure are interested in removing excess fat and may also want to target excess skin. Upper body liposuction can help patients contour the chin, neck, arms back and waist.

To get the best results possible, a patient must be in good overall physical health. That means patients who don’t smoke have better results as smoking can slow down the healing process and increase the risk of complications after surgery. If a potential patient is a smoker, they will need to quit a minimum of six weeks before surgery is scheduled. It’s also advised that a potential patient’s weight remain stable for at least six months, with no significant changes.

Most patients wish to target the following areas with upper body liposuction:

  • Between/Under the Shoulder Blades
  • Bra Region
  • Posterior Waist (lower, middle region of the back)
  • Chin/Neck Region

Lower Body Liposuction

Oftentimes, no matter how much a person watches what they eat or exercises, they just can’t seem to eliminate the unwanted fat that accumulate in the areas of the lower body. Patients looking to contour the legs, waist, thighs, hips and buttocks typically look to this procedure.

Liposuction is a wonderful option for those looking to remove excess fat around the ankles and around the region of the knee, as too much fat in these areas can cause the entire leg to look disproportionate. As we age, weight gain and fat deposits around the waist and abdomen are extremely common. Liposuction can help to decrease the waist and remove unwanted fat.

Excess fat deposits in the thigh are very common, especially for women and this area of the body is usually easier for a surgeon to access which makes this procedure increasingly popular. Liposuction in the area of the hips can yield the most visible results since it is extremely difficult to lose weight in this region of the body. Liposuction of the buttocks is also popular as this procedure can improve the shape, size and smoothness. However, no more than 40% of fat should be removed from the buttocks in order to maintain a well-proportioned appearance.

The Right Team of Professionals

If you are thinking about liposuction or any cosmetic surgery procedure, it’s important to have the right team of professionals who practice current techniques and boast high success rates. If you are considering liposuction and live in the San Diego/Chula Vista area, contact Dr. Nojan Talebzadeh and his team at Eastlake Cosmetic Surgery.

Dr. Talezadeh completed his education and training at both Harvard Medical School and the University of California San Francisco. He specializes in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery which enables him to perform procedures with the utmost care and precision. He has carefully selected a staff of friendly and educated professionals to service his Eastlake patients. At Eastlake Cosmetic Surgery, each treatment and procedure are personalized to fit each patient’s needs and is carried out by trained personnel that prides itself on the belief that quality comes first. For the best liposuction procedures in San Diego/Chula Vista, make an appointment with Eastlake Cosmetic Surgery today and learn more about all your options.

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