A Better Beach Body Can Be Yours!

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Serving Manhattan, New York City & Nearby NY

Posted: February 7, 2018

liposuction_stock_5.jpgThe months are flying by faster than you could have possibly imagined, and the time to build your summer body is now. If you are planning a beach vacation, then you probably also want to look good in whatever you decide to wear. It’s easy to forget about your aesthetic goals in the winter months when your body is usually covered in warm clothing most of the time.

You can achieve the body of your dreams with a little hard work and dedication. It’s important for you to limit the amount of junk food you’re consuming and eat the proper servings of healthy food when you do eat. Also, maintaining a regular exercise routine can do wonders for your body and your overall health.

While these methods are great ways to get the body you desire, they don’t always work out the way you expect it to. Some people may find it difficult to shed those last few bits of fat from their bodies.

The fat can accumulate as love handles and bulges on the belly, thighs, arms, and even the back. If you are suffering from these issues, it may cause you to feel insecure and make you want to hide under layers of clothing instead of showing off figure. For a little extra help in getting your ideal body, consider surgical methods for fat removal such as tumescent liposuction.

Determine if You’re Eligible for the Procedure

The first step you should take when you are considering a surgery like a liposuction should be to find out if you are a good candidate for the procedure. You can do this by scheduling a consultation with a plastic surgeon who you trust. During your consultation, your doctor will assess your body as a whole and discuss the options available to you.

You will have to be in good general health and be free of any underlying health conditions that may increase the chance of any risks. You should have realistic expectations about the procedure and be ready to follow any surgical instructions given to you by your doctor.

What to Expect During the Liposuction Procedure

While performing the liposuction surgery, your doctor will utilize a tumescent fluid which is applied to the fat deposits. The fluid will help to minimize bleeding while breaking down the deposits of fat into smaller parts. This helps to produce an environment where fat removal is safer and much more efficient.

The incision used during the procedure is small and strategically placed in a way that will remain hidden from sight. Once the procedure is completed, your doctor will place drains to help suck out any excess fluids.

Tumescent liposuction can be used to remove fat from multiple areas of the body. During your initial consultation, you can talk to your surgeon about the results you desire and he will create a surgical plan that is suited to your specific needs.

After the Surgery

You will need to take a period of downtime to rest and recover after the surgery is completed. You may experience some post-surgical discomfort, but that will subside in time. If, however, you need medication to help ease any pain, your doctor can prescribe medications to help you feel more comfortable. You may also need to use a compression bandage to reduce swelling and minimize discomfort.

Be sure to follow any post-surgical instructions given to you by your doctor to experience the best results possible.

Contact Our Office

Contact our office today if you’re interested in learning more about laser liposuction procedures. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Joshua Hyman, will gladly answer any of the questions you have and guide you through the entire process.