Does Liposuction actually work?

What is liposuction? Liposuction is a plastic surgery procedure in which excess fat is removed from almost any area of the body (stomach, arms, thighs, and more) by a qualified plastic surgeon in an accredited medical surgery suite. At Galardi/Rosenblum, our top-notch Virginia Beach plastic surgeons work with you to achieve the liposuction results you’ve dreamed of!

How to Prepare for Liposuction

If you have scheduled a liposuction procedure, fire up Netflix and take the following steps to ensure a great recovery.

What You Need to Know about Liposuction, But Afraid to Ask

It’s no secret that liposuction removes stubborn fat. Everyone has extra fat here and there that they’d like to shed, and liposuction is a simple solution to those problem areas. But before you jump right in, here’s everything you need to know about liposuction. What’s the Procedure Like? Liposuction is minimally invasive. Incisions made into your skin are normally less than one inch in length. We’ll apply a solution to the skin to reduce bleeding and pain before the incision. Once done, Dr. Rosenblum will insert a tube into the skin to remove fatty cells and fat. The procedure is relatively quick compared to other plastic surgery procedures. You can resume most routine activities after a week. Should You Get It? Liposuction is beneficial to patients who are at or near their ideal weight, but have disproportionate deposits of fat that are resistant to dieting and exercise. The ideal candidates for liposuction are non-smokers who are generally in good health and have realistic expectations about its outcome. The procedure is also ideal for patients with good muscle tone and skin elasticity. If a patient has already loose, saggy skin or lost a significant amount of weight, liposuction may only worsen …