Popular Areas of the Body for Liposuction By Gregory Mesna on September 15, 2013

Popular Areas of the Body for LiposuctionIf you're like most people, you may have some stubborn pockets of fat that just won't go away. That's the unfortunate truth about looking your best: even if you eat right, exercise, and lead a healthy lifestyle, there may be just a bit of problematic fat that just won't disappear. That last bit of fat can be taken away if you meet with a skilled plastic surgeon, however. The answer is liposuction.

About Liposuction

Liposuction is an aesthetic fat reduction surgery that targets problematic pockets of fat located in different parts of the body. Through this safe procedure, the fat is removed and the patient looks his or her best as a result.

We should stress that liposuction is a cosmetic procedure and not intended for weight loss. In fact, we will often ask patients to lose as much weight as they can through healthy and natural means so that the liposuction results can be their absolute best.

Can liposuction really be performed on different body parts?

Yes. Liposuction can be performed on many different parts of the body, even ones that you may not have expected. We'd like to take a few moments right now to look at how liposuction can prove beneficial in the treatment of different parts of the body and what it can mean for you.

Liposuction for the Abdominal Area

One of the most common areas that liposuction is performed on is the abdominal region. It's not uncommon for liposuction to be used to remove love handles and address that little gut that just won't go away no matter how may crunches you do. Liposuction is also common in tummy tuck surgery for fine sculpting of the abdominal area.

Liposuction for the Lower Body

Many times liposuction can be a godsend for improving the appearance of the lower body. That means the thighs, the buttocks, and those pesky saddlebags that often afflict women. This is a fine way to get the perfect bikini body.

Liposuction for the Chest and Torso

Body contouring is really important for the chest and upper torso area, where a little bit of fat on the sides, the back, or chest area can have a negative impact on overall body shape and appearance. For men who have an effeminate-looking chest (gynecomastia), liposuction can improve overall appearance.

Liposuction for the Upper Arms and Shoulders

Having trim triceps and sculpted shoulders is ideal for a chiseled look, but flab and fat can make that difficult to achieve. Many patients visit our cosmetic plastic surgery center simply to remove that problematic fat in the upper arm region that just doesn't seem to go away.

Liposuction for the Neckline and Parts of the Face

Many people don't realize that liposuction can be used to improve aesthetics of different parts of the face. It's true. The neckline can be slimmed and enhanced a great deal, as can the jowls and even the lower eyelid area. Facial cosmetic surgeons work carefully to ensure the best results and the safest surgery possible.

Learn More About Liposuction

For more information about liposuction and your many other options for advanced body contouring, be sure to contact our plastic surgery center serving Minneapolis today. Our entire team looks forward to meeting you in person and helping you achieve the best possible outcomes with your body sculpting goals.

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Dr. Gregory T. Mesna

Mesna Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Center

Gregory T. Mesna MD, FACS, is a board-certified plastic surgeon with over 20 years of top-level experience. He performs a wide range of surgical and non-surgical procedures to enhance and rejuvenate the face, body, and breasts. He is proud to be affiliated with:

  • The American College of Surgeons (Fellow)
  • The American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • The American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • The Minnesota Society of Plastic Surgeons

You can request a free consultation at our office in Minneapolis, MN, by contacting us online or calling (952) 927-4556.

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