Liposuction is one of the best-known forms of cosmetic surgery. It is a procedure that is designed to remove fat from your body. This procedure can be performed on many different areas, such as the midsection, the buttocks, the back and the thighs. Liposuction is so common that it is estimated that every single year, approximately 300,000 procedures are performed.

You may be a good candidate for liposuction if you are relatively close to your healthy BMI. You should have a stable weight. This means that if you’re dieting and you’ve lost some weight but you want to lose more weight, then you should wait until you get closer to your ideal weight before you have liposuction done. A common misconception about liposuction is that it is a weight loss method. This is just not true. This is a body sculpting method. It is designed to help you adjust the contour of your body.

The results of liposuction are permanent. The fat cells that are removed are permanently gone. However, this does not mean that you cannot increase the girth of a previously treated area. If you do not have a healthy diet and if you do not exercise, then the fat cells that remain in the area that was treated are going to continue to grow bigger. As such, good candidates for liposuction are willing to maintain a healthy lifestyle in order to preserve their results.

To put it simply, liposuction can improve the way that you look. It is best when coupled with a healthy lifestyle, diet and exercise. If there are stubborn areas of fat on your body that just will not go away even though you are exercising and dieting, then liposuction may be the procedure you have been looking for to take your figure to the next level.

During a consultation at the office of Joseph Banis, MD, you can get all the facts about liposuction, including whether or not it can be used in your particular case. Dr. Banis and his team would be happy to address whatever questions or concerns you may have about this procedure. Our office is conveniently located in Louisville. Contact us today to schedule an appointment to learn more!