How Liposuction Is Used To Contour The Body

istock 600670546 300x200 1Some patients who spend hours a week working out or preparing healthy meals may find that certain areas of their body still tend to be imperfect. Diet and exercise can only accomplish so much when patients are facing weight loss and body contours. With liposuction, patients can target fat cells in a specific area that may be stubbornly opposed to changing. Liposuction is a plastic surgery procedure that is best used on these areas to improve body contours.

What Is Liposuction?

Liposuction is a treatment during which Dr. Charlotte Ann Rhee will place a wand-like device called a cannula into the skin of the treatment area. This cannula suctions out fat cells in the area to provide permanent results. The procedure is best used on parts of the body such as the:

  • Abdomen
  • Thighs
  • Back
  • Flanks
  • Upper arms
  • Neck

Liposuction has been used for decades in helping patients reduce fat in a specific area of the body that has not responded to traditional methods. It is not a weight loss treatment, though many patients notice a drop in weight when large areas of fat have been treated with this procedure.

Who Is A Candidate?

Any patients who has excess fat cells on a part of the body that makes them feel self-conscious can speak with our team in Huntington Station, NY during a consultation appointment to determine candidacy. Most patients should be adult men and women in good health, and those who are within their ideal weight range. Patients should already be leading a healthy lifestyle with proper nutrition and everyday activity which allows them to maintain the results.

Discuss Liposuction With Our Professionals Today!

At the practice of Dr. Charlotte Ann Rhee, patients in the area of Huntington Station, NY have access to solutions for the skin, face, and body. Liposuction is a popular treatment that has been used for years in contouring the body safely and effectively. If you are considering liposuction, schedule a consultation appointment to determine if you are a candidate. Her practice can be reached by phone at (631) 424-6707 and is conveniently located at 257 East Jericho Turnpike.

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