Liposuction, often referred to as "lipo" by patients, is a fat reduction proedure that reshapes specific areas of the body by removing excess fatty deposits and improving your body contours. Liposuction can be performed on:
Liposuction can be performed alone or alongside other procedures like face lift, breast augmentation and tummy tuck. It should be noted that liposuction is not a treatment for obesity, nor does it improve the appearance of cellulite or sagging skin.Breast implants may also be used for breast reconstruction after mastectomy or injury.
A tummy tuck removes excess fat and skin and, in most cases, restores weakened or separated muscles to achieve an abdominal profile that is smoother and firmer.
A tummy tuck is not a substitute for weight loss or exercise. Though the procedure is considered permanent, it is important to remember that dramatic fluctuations in weight can greatly diminish the results of a tummy tuck.
Those planning to lose great deals of weight or become pregnant should postpone having a tummy tuck performed.
A bat wing resection–otherwise known as an "arm lift" or brachioplasty–is a procedure that:
Fluctuations in weight, growing older and heredity can cause your upper arms to have a drooping, sagging appearance. This is a condition that cannot be corrected through exercise.
Arm lift surgery may be right for you if the underside of your upper arms are sagging or appear loose and full due to excess skin and fat.