Having large, fatty hips and thighs can cause you to feel self-conscious about your appearance, so you may shy away from social gatherings. However, thanks to liposuction, an increasing number of people are finding an effective method for removing cellulite and fat from their bodies. Here are some of the benefits and what you can expect from this type of plastic surgery.

Benefits of Liposuction

Liposuction offers several benefits, such as:

  • It reduces the number of inflammatory cells — the more inflammatory cells your body has, the greater likelihood you’ll develop cardiovascular disease. In fact, liposuction can reduce inflammatory cells by as much as 11 percent.
  • A liposuction procedure can lower the levels of blood fat, known as triglycerides. Having higher triglyceride levels is also linked with a greater chance of cardiovascular disease.
  • The procedure is a safe way to remove fat.
  • People who have this type of plastic surgery feel better about their appearance.
  • Liposuction sculpts areas of your body that diet and exercise fail to affect.

Areas Where Your Body Stores the Most Fat

The two main regions of the body that store the most body fat are the hips and thighs. These areas have a considerable amount of the lipase enzyme. As a result, the hips and thighs are more prone to quickly store fat. Therefore, your hips and thighs are less responsive to fat loss by simply dieting and exercising.

What’s Involved in Thigh Liposuction

Most women have fat in their inner and outer thighs. While some females only have fat deposits on the exterior edges of their thighs, other women suffer from fat bulges on the interior side.

If you don’t like how your thighs look, liposuction could help. This procedure is done to get rid of excess fat and skin from the thighs.

What to Expect from a Hip Liposuction

One of the most challenging areas of the body to lose fat is the hips. Having a hip liposuction can significantly help you lose inches in this part of your body. It’s also one of the most successful places for having a liposuction procedure.

This procedure is generally done on an outpatient basis. For the first few days following surgery, walking or standing for an extended time period can be somewhat uncomfortable. Fortunately, sitting is usually comfortable. You may have some minor swelling or bruising. It can take up to three months for the body to be acclimated to its new contour from a liposuction procedure.

Best and Worst Candidates

The most suitable candidates for liposuction are people who want to improve their body shape by removing fat from uninvited areas. They must be in overall good health.

The worst candidates are obese people who want instant weight loss. Instead of being a weight loss surgery, liposuction is a procedure done to redistribute fat. In other words, if you keep overeating, your fat will return.

At Grossman Dermatology we offer liposuction and laser liposuction to help you get rid of unwanted fat. These body contouring procedures can help you lose the stubborn body fat that has been resistant to diet and exercise. Contact Grossman Dermatology today to schedule your consultation. We’ll work with you to determine the most effective treatment options to fit your needs.

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