Are you considering having liposuction soon? Liposuction is a fabulous plastic surgery option for patients who have gathered fat pockets or have stubborn fat on different body parts due to genetics, weight gain, pregnancy, or aging. Liposuction surgery helps patients to create a slimmer figure and mold their bodies. Liposuction specialists Dr. David Azouz and Dr. Solomon Azouz, with vast experience performing liposuction in Dallas, use cutting-edge techniques to achieve stunning results for their patients. These Dallas-based board-certified plastic surgeons have created custom tools and custom procedures to enhance liposuction surgery. If you are thinking of undergoing liposuction, keep reading to learn more about before and after lipo surgery.
In this liposuction article:
What you should know before and after lipo surgery
Liposuction, like any other surgery, has pros and cons. However, patients can prepare themselves in advance to minimize risk, make the most of their surgery, and enjoy a sculpted body. Learn how to get ready for your liposuction journey and make an informed decision to help you achieve your aesthetic results.
What to do before liposuction?
First of all, start researching the best liposuction plastic surgeon in your area, read patients’ reviews, and make a list of potential plastic surgeons you want to request a consultation with soon. Dallas has many plastic surgeons who perform liposuction, however, it is critical to make sure you are seeing the best surgeon for you. This usually entails finding experienced, board-certified plastic surgeons like Drs. David and Solomon Azouz.
At your first consultation, bring all your questions and concerns. Explain what your expectations are and pay attention to Dr. Azouz’s recommendations. This way, you will determine what areas fit your needs and provide the highest safety surgery plan to obtain the best results possible for your case. Writing down your questions helps to make sure you don’t forget anything during the consultation.
Patients thinking of having liposuction should be prepared for this fantastic journey to achieve their desired body and increase confidence. Certain factors can determine if a patient can undergo liposuction or not. Dr. Azouz explains these factors that could determine if someone is a good candidate for lipo surgery.
- Plan to maintain a similar body weight after surgery. Dr. Azouz does not generally mind if you are over your ideal weight.
- Maintain a healthy lifestyle
- Non smoker or can quit smoking
- Have realisitic expectations
These factors are carefully reviewed with Dr. Azouz’s patients during the first liposuction consultation. In addition, it is essential to share with your Dallas plastic surgeon information regarding allergies, medication, and herbal supplements.
Dr. Azouz performs liposuction to help patients remove unwanted fat; however, liposuction surgery does not necessarily tighten loose or sagging skin. If you want to get rid of sagging abdominal skin, liposuction could be combined with a drainless tummy tuck. If not sure what to do yet, request an appointment with top liposuction surgeon Dr. Azouz to determine the best treatment suited for your needs.
What is done during liposuction?
Liposuction is an outpatient basis surgery. Once you arrive at the accredited medical facility, our staff will care for and help you get ready for the liposuction procedure. Local anesthesia with sedation will be used for liposuction to provide long-lasting pain relief after surgery. Most patients report minimal pain after liposuction with Dr. Azouz and some will never have to take a pain pill. When the patient is prepared, the plastic surgeon will start reviewing and mark the areas with excess fat where the canula will target and break the fat cells. After surgery, recovery is generally quick. Dr. Azouz often is able to perform high volume liposuction on an outpatient basis meaning you can go home the same day from surgery. Liposuction can be combined with a variety of procedures as daddy do-overs, mommy makeovers, and facial rejuvenation (facelift, eyelid surgery).
What to do with the fat removed with liposuction?
Some patients decide to use their removed fat to create contour in other parts of their bodies. Before liposuction surgery, talk to plastic surgeon Dr. Azouz to determine if the amount of unwanted fat will be enough to enhance other areas of the body.
What to do after liposuction?
After surgery, compression garments help your skin tight and minimize swelling. During the first days after liposuction, you might feel mild discomfort, bruising, and swelling. Dr. Azouz utilizes many cutting-edge medications to minimize pain, bruising, and swelling. In case of pain, the patient might take some over-the-counter medication to diminish discomfort and Dr. Azouz often prescribes pain pills if needed. To help the body recover, patients need to take it easy for a few days after surgery. Liposuction has a relatively quick recovery, and the patient will be back to desk work within forty-eight to seventy-two hours.
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Incisions during liposuction surgery are very tiny. Liposuction scars are camouflaged and generally fade little by little. After a few months, many liposuction scars will be unnoticeable.
Request a consultation with Dr. Azouz
Now that you know what actions to take before and after liposuction surgery, it is time to set up an appointment with an experienced Liposuction plastic surgeon. If you are in Dallas, TX, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Azouz can assist you in creating a customized liposuction plan and achieving and sculpted body. Contact Dr. Azouz’s office by calling 972 702 8888 or filling out our contact form online.