Approaching liposuction




Liposuction is the most popular plastic surgery, according to Dr. Jaime Flores, Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgeon, who also adds that it has been the main cosmetic surgery for decades.

Breast surgery (breast augmentation, lift or reduction) is the second most popular cosmetic surgery and abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, the third.

The cosmetic & reconstructive surgeon mentions liposuction is not a weight loss procedure. “Liposuction is not all about losing weight even though the patient can lose weight, because the doctor removes the fat. It’s a body contouring procedure, and the patient loses a little bit of girth and circumference. In consequence, the patient goes down a few sizes,” he says.

Body contouring is smoothing out the rows around the bra line taking out that unwanted fat that hangs out over the pant line. “Some of the women don’t like the fat inside the inner thighs. So it is removing just the right amount to give them what they want without causing harm,” the Doctor says.

Share this:

DISCLAIMER: The information and opinions expressed in the programs on this channel and website are intended to address specific questions asked or situations described in each particular program, are for educational purposes only, and are not designed to constitute advice or recommendations as to any disease, ailment, or physical condition. You should not act or rely upon any information contained in these programs without seeking the advice of your personal physician or a qualified medical provider. If you have any questions about the information or opinions expressed, please contact your doctor or other medical professional.