What is liposuction and how is it used?

When patients think of plastic surgery, one of the most commonly requested treatments that comes to mind is that of liposuction. Liposuction is a procedure that is performed for patients in the Hattiesburg, MS area to enhance the body contours with the manual removal of fat deposits. At the Plastic Surgery Center of Hattiesburg, patients in the area will find that this treatment can help address problem areas that do not resolve well with traditional methods of diet and exercise. This targeted procedure can make a dramatic impact on areas such as the:

  • Neck
  • Chin
  • Back
  • Arms
  • Abdomen
  • Flanks
  • Hips
  • Buttocks
  • Thighs

These are the more common areas of treatment, though liposuction can be used anywhere on the face and body to remove fat cells and provide smoother contours.

Who is a candidate for liposuction?

Drs. William Reno III and Paul Talbot want patients to understand that liposuction is not a weight loss solution. Instead, it is recommended for patients who want body contouring benefits when diet and exercise can no longer provide results. Patients who are the best candidates for this procedure are those who are within a healthy, ideal weight and want to address targeted areas of fat deposits that are nonresponsive to other means of treatment. Liposuction does not replace healthy eating or regular exercise, so patients who are the best fit for this treatment are those who already lead an active and healthy lifestyle.

Are liposuction results permanent?

The results of treatment can be permanent, and those who enjoy the longer-lasting results are those who continue to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle to maintain a healthy weight. Patients will see even better results if they integrate mild to moderate cardiovascular and strength training exercises several days a week and eat fresh, whole foods on a daily basis.

Call the Plastic Surgery Center of Hattiesburg today

If you are located in the area of Hattiesburg, MS and want to work with our team of professionals to learn more about liposuction, contact our facility by calling (601) 296-3405. Drs. William Reno III and Paul Talbot provide patients with this and other aesthetic solutions and body contouring options in their state-of-the-art facility located at 40 Franklin Road.