Most people associate a healthy look with a healthy lifestyle. But, what if you’ve done your best to eat right and exercise regularly only to find it all but impossible to free yourself from areas of problem fat? You shouldn’t get down on yourself or give up on looking and living your best, because with liposuction in our Indianapolis, Indiana, practice, it’s absolutely possible to have the best of both worlds – living well and looking great. And, you can have it all without ever even having to leave town.
Liposuction is not a substitute for a healthy lifestyle, nor is it effective in the treatment of either obesity or cellulite. Liposuction at Wagner and Associates Plastic Surgery can result in a slimmer, more balanced figure through the removal of excess fatty tissue on the:
Liposuction is often used during male breast reduction surgery to improve the appearance of enlarged male breasts (gynecomastia).
Your Liposuction Consultation
Your lifestyle – what and how much you consume, as well as how often you work out – influences the size of your fat cells. Unfortunately, the number and location of fat cells is largely determined by genetics. Liposuction – also known as liposculpture and suction lipectomy – surgically removes excess fatty tissue, reducing the number of fat cells and resulting in a:
More balanced figure
More youthful look
During your consultation, you will have the opportunity to discuss your goals with Dr. Jeffrey Wagner. He will explain the various liposuction techniques including power-assisted and tumescent liposuction and how they allow for more precise sculpting and can result in less discomfort and a faster recovery. Ultimately, Dr. Wagner will make a recommendation based upon his years of experience with the popular body contouring procedure, as well as your body type, lifestyle and personal goals.
By the end of your consultation, you will have learned everything you’ll need to know to make an informed decision regarding liposuction, including the various techniques, where your body sculpting procedure is likely to be performed, incision size and locations, scarring, recovery and risks.
Many patients choose to complement their liposuction with another popular facial sculpting, body contouring or breast enhancement procedure such as a face lift or tummy tuck.
Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Wagner and his team are committed to providing men and women considering liposuction with a procedure that’s not only customized to their specific needs and desires, but one that’s safe and sound, tried and true. Call 317-621-2520 today to schedule an appointment or request your complimentary consultation online. Feel like a new person and look like your best self at Wagner and Associates Plastic Surgery.
Choosing to have a cosmetic surgery procedure such as liposuction is a serious decision, so it’s only natural that patients will have questions concerning their surgery. To help you make your decision, we’ve compiled a list of the most common questions we hear from our Indianapolis patients prior to liposuction surgery.
Liposuction is an excellent procedure for anyone who leads an active, healthy life but has pockets of excess fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. Although women and men visit Dr. Wagner to reshape and contour their bodies with liposuction in Indianapolis, he cannot use the procedure to help them lose weight.
Liposuction consultations with Dr. Wagner help people explain their cosmetic goals and how they hope to look after recovery is complete. Dr. Wagner will discuss the advanced techniques he offers, including power-assisted liposuction (PAL) and tumescent liposuction, and he will explain which method would be most effective for you. After evaluating your body type, lifestyle, and cosmetic goals, Dr. Wager will be able to give you a clear picture of what your surgery and recovery will entail. All patients should feel comfortable with their surgical plans following a consultation, and any additional questions that may arise can be easily answered by Dr. Wagner and his experienced staff.
Liposuction has proved to be effective in treating a number of areas on the body, including the arms, waist, abdomen, hips, thighs, and knees. Some patients also choose to have liposuction around the neck and chin to create a slimmer and more youthful appearance. Dr. Wagner can create a specialized surgery plan just for you and explain how liposuction can remove fat from one or more areas of the body in a single treatment.
All surgical procedures carry some level of risk, and the decision to have any procedure should be made with an understanding of those risks. In rare cases, some patients will experience rippled skin, asymmetry, or an uneven appearance in the treated area. Choosing an experienced surgeon is an excellent way to reduce your risks and to achieve the results you desire. Your surgeon will discuss any risks associated with your particular procedure during your consultation.
Recovery from a liposuction procedure is highly dependent on the extent of your surgery. Typically, patients will wear elastic bandages or compression garments to control swelling, but no two patients recover at exactly the same speed. You will most likely resume your daily activities within a few days of surgery. Although your recovery may require taking time out of your regular schedule, your results will be long-lasting, assuming you maintain a regular exercise program and healthful eating habits.
Yes, men considering liposuction typically have different goals than women wanting the procedure. Plus, there are certain physical characteristics regarding fatty tissue found in men that Dr. Wagner can address. To learn more, please visit our liposuction for men page.
Liposuction is an excellent surgery to combine with another plastic surgery procedures. Many patients find that liposuction can help the results of a tummy tuck. Combining these procedures can create a contoured appearance and can help remove excess skin and fat. Mothers commonly combine liposuction with a breast enhancement procedure such as breast augmentation or a breast lift to restore the body after childbearing. Dr. Wagner helps women restore their bodies after pregnancy with a Mommy Makeover customized to fit the needs of each patient.
Some men choose liposuction to reduce the appearance of overdeveloped breasts (gynecomastia). Male breast reduction is a relatively simple procedure that often uses liposuction to create a more masculine breast appearance. Dr. Wagner will be able to help you find the right procedures to achieve the look you want.
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