Posted August 21, 2013 by in Skin and Body Care

There have always been two very wrong beliefs about liposuction, almost like myths if you will. These beliefs are that liposuction can be used for weight loss and that liposuction will eliminate cellulite.

Well I hate to tell you but it does neither!

Liposuction is a treatment indicated for pockets of stubborn fat; these are often out of place on the body and are a result of genetic inheritance, rapid weightloss and weight gain and/or pregnancy.

I have had firsthand experience treating clients after this procedure with massage (after the prescribed healing period) and I promise you having seen the recovery, it is not for the faint at heart.
Liposuction is a treatment that falls under the umbrella of LIPOPLASTY (‘lipo’ = fat, ‘plasty’ = mould or shape).
Liposuction is a form of body sculpting for people who are close to their correct body weight or for those who are looking to sculpt their body back into proportion.

What areas can be treated using the Liposuction technique?
-         Stomach
-         Hips
-         Neck
-         Arms

Who are ideal candidates?
These fatty deposits cannot be shifted by exercise and/or diet .
It must also be noted that good skin elasticity is essential for this procedure, as the skin will need to be able to shrink back to the correct size. Lastly also be aware that most plastic
surgeons will not operate on a candidate that is more than 30 on the BMI (body mass index) , this is not a weightloss treatment.

The surgery and what to expect?
This treatment can be performed either READ MORE