5 Signs It's Time for Liposuction By on April 23, 2016

A woman's midriffLiposuction is a form of cosmetic fat reduction surgery. While it's not intended for weight loss, liposuction is ideal for extracting unwanted pockets of body fat, especially in problem areas such as the love handles, the lower abdominal area, the thighs, the upper arms, and the buttocks. Thanks to liposuction, you can have a much slimmer, trimmer, and more athletic frame.

There are countless reasons to undergoing liposuction, but these five are pretty common with Dr. Gregory T. Mesna's patients. He's helped countless people in and around Minneapolis with advanced fat reduction and body sculpting procedures.

Sign #1: You Have Unwanted Body Fat

Many people have just a handful of flab or body fat that they wish they could get rid of. Liposuction allows you to target that specific part of the body that's been giving you trouble without any hassle.

Sign #2: Exercise Isn't Burning That Last Bit of Fat

Sometimes that last bit of body fat just won't respond to exercise. You can do all the cardio and core training and crunches you want, but the fat won't go away. Here's the thing: spot reduction just does not work. While you may be in stellar health, that last bit of fat may just stay put. That's when liposuction is your best option.

Sign #3: A Healthy Diet Isn't Working Either

We mentioned how spot reduction doesn't work, and that can apply to your diet as well. Even if you eat lean and focus on fruits and vegetables, there is a chance that the last bit of fat you're trying to lose just won't go away. Many genetic and metabolic factors are at play, so it can be frustrating to eat right but still have some unwanted fat. Again, liposuction might be your ideal solution in these cases.

Sign #4: You Want to Boost Your Self-Confidence

Having a slimmer body frame can do a lot for your self-esteem. If you have a few pounds that you simply cannot shed, it may be helpful to your self-confidence to undergo liposuction. Even just a little bit of liposuction in targeted areas can make a major cosmetic difference, which translates into greater confidence.

Sign #5: You Want to Dress to Impress

Sometimes you've got an old wardrobe you want to wear again, or you're rather shed a size or two to purchase a whole new set of clothes. When exercise and a healthy diet aren't helping you out in the fat reduction department, liposuction might be your way of getting a better overall appearance.

Is Liposuction Right for Me?

The best way to find out if liposuction is the ideal treatment option for you and your needs is to schedule a consultation at our practice. During your visit, we will go over the risks and benefits of the surgery and address the concerns you may have in the process.

Learn More About Body Contouring Surgery

If you would like to learn more about liposuction and how it can help you look trimmer, slimmer, and more athletic and toned, be sure to contact our cosmetic plastic surgery center today. Dr. Gregory T. Mesna and his team will help you look your absolute best.

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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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