Modern liposuction and body sculpting procedures are minimally invasive and can be performed right in the Advanced Hand & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Inc. office in Northridge, California. Whether you want to tone up a problem area or transfer fat to a more desirable spot, plastic and cosmetic surgeon Abdul Shararah, MD, can help. Book your liposuction consultation by clicking on the online scheduler today or calling the office directly.
You can have liposuction just about anywhere on your body. While the midsection is often most common, you can also get liposuction on your:
To help contour your body and make you more proportionate, or to restore volume where you’ve lost it, you can also have fat transferred to other areas of your body.
For example, you can get liposuction to contour your waistline, then have that removed fat injected into the backs of your hands to reverse the effects of aging, or into your lips or cheeks for optimal plumpness.
It is possible to perform modern liposuction procedures at Advanced Hand & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Inc. while you’re awake, but your entire treatment area is thoroughly numb with local anesthesia. You may also be given an oral sedative to help you relax.
After making a few marks on your skin, your provider makes several incisions. They use a specialized surgical tool known as a cannula to scrape the underside of your skin to loosen up fat cells and gently suction them away.
If you’re having fat relocated to another area of your body, such as your face or hands, your provider processes the fat they remove to purify it.
Once your fat is ready, they numb the targeted area and strategically inject your fat cells into more desirable areas for superior body sculpting and contouring effects.
Your recovery period after liposuction or a fat transfer at Advanced Hand & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Inc. depends on the extent of your specific procedure and how quickly you heal. It’s common to experience some soreness, swelling, and bruising during the first week or two.
As you start healing, you should start noticing an improvement in your targeted area within about 2-3 weeks. Usually, you can start returning to most of your normal daily activities and moderate exercise within a few weeks.
Find out if liposuction is right for you by booking a consultation at Advanced Hand & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Inc. today. Schedule either online or over the phone.
*Individual results may vary.