In the dynamic and ever-evolving world of plastic surgery, the introduction of new techniques and approaches marks significant milestones that reshape the landscape of aesthetic medicine. A groundbreaking technique known as high-definition liposculpture is now available in the United States.
Road to wellness: Patients with higher BMI can benefit from liposuction coupled with a healthy lifestyleDaisy Brumby | Freelance Writer Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Liposuction can benefit people of all shapes and sizes, including those with a high body mass index (BMI), but it's not a quick fix for losing weight. Yes, liposuction removes fat, but not enough for significant weight loss. Why? Because there's a limit to how much a surgeon can safely remove at once.
For so many of us who are chasing that dream physique, it can be a daunting and near-impossible challenge to make any headway toward our goals. It's easy to feel stuck and plateau in your weight loss journey, especially when you're following a healthy diet and exercising regularly.
The COVID-19 pandemic helped keep liposuction at the top of the plastic surgery procedure list for another year. And according to the Inaugural ASPS Insights and Trends Report, patients sought liposuction more than any other plastic surgery procedure in 2021-22.
Liposuction is often believed to be a minor procedure, especially when compared to other popular plastic surgeries, but the fact is that liposuction is much more serious than a "lunchtime procedure," regardless of how small the area being treated is.
While the pandemic was a rough time for many, it certainly didn't negatively impact the popularity of cosmetic procedures and surgeons are anticipating patient requests will shift slightly as they start to set their eyes on a summer vacation or a beach weekend.
The celebrity plastic surgery have they or haven't they game is tired, and inherently implies some kind of plastic surgery shaming, which we all can agree needs to end.
There are several effective options for skin tightening that can be done in tandem with liposuction or at a subsequent appointment.
Historically, the holiday season – Halloween through mid-January – has been the busiest time of year for plastic surgeons, and this year is no different.
Liposuction continues to be one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries in the world. Even during a pandemic year, more than 210,000 liposuction procedures were performed, making it the fourth most popular procedure of 2020, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.