Body Contouring With Liposuction: Everything You Need To Know

Posted on: 24 May 2018


You may have heard about people getting liposuction to get rid of excess fat, but there are some that get liposuction in order to gain body curves and better proportions and to enhance your already slender and healthy body. Contouring helps give you curves and slims areas that might not be quite as slender as other areas of the body. If you are looking for better proportion and a little enhancing, body contouring may be for you. Read on for everything you need to know about body contouring with liposuction.

The Benefits Of Liposuction

Liposuction can be done all over your body, including on the arms, hips, waist, abdomen, and thighs. There are quite a few benefits of getting liposuction:

  • You'll be more comfortable in your own skin as well as your clothing
  • You'll have better proportions
  • It's less invasive, which means it's a safer surgery
  • It has long-lasting results when combined with a healthy lifestyle

Who Can Get Liposuction

Not every person should get liposuction. If you are at a healthy weight already or if you are at a steady weight but have stubborn areas of fat you can't get rid of, then liposuction is for you.

If you have quite a few pounds to lose, liposuction is not meant for you. Getting down to a healthier weight is best to do before you get liposuction. If you have a lot to lose, then something else may be a better option for you such as gastric bypass.

What Is Recovery After Liposuction Like

After you receive liposuction surgery, recovery can take up to 6 full weeks depending on how much liposuction you had and your own body's ability to recover. You may need to take a few weeks off of work to recover. You may experience bruising, soreness, tenderness, and swelling after surgery. You may have some minor scarring that will fade over time, as the incisions are very small and usually placed in a more inconspicuous area to help hide the scars.

Liposuction is good for someone looking to contour their body and enhance features. It is not a way to lose weight and should not replace diet or exercise. You need to keep up with your diet and exercise routines even after having liposuction to help prevent the extra fat from returning.

If you are thinking of having liposuction surgery, make an appointment with a surgical center that offers body contouring to see if you qualify for this type of surgery, and get the body you have always dreamed of.