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How Much Weight Can I Lose With Liposuction?


Whether you are looking at liposuction to help you possibly lose weight, or are looking at it as a body contouring option to help correct the curves and proportions of parts of your body, you are probably curious how much weight you might be able to lose through the procedure. And that is definitely understandable. Because this is somewhat of an involved topic, it is most helpful to back up slightly and explain a bit about liposuction and its purpose. The goal and purpose of the liposuction procedure is to help a patient contour their body, particularly the disproportionate areas that have been hard to tackle through maintaining a decent diet and doing somewhat regular exercise. Because we lose fat from different parts of the body at different rates, and because it is not actually possible to naturally spot-reduce fat only in certain areas of the body but not others, we are often left with areas of the body where we have a bit too much excess tissue for our liking in some areas but not others. Liposuction and Body Contouring The fictional patient we are describing is actually the ideal candidate for liposuction: He or she is in good overall health, has some definite problem spots on his or her body, but is within about 30 perfect of their ideal body weight. For this patient, liposuction enters the picture and can help him or her get rid of between six and eight pounds of fat, or three to four liters of fat. Since, unlike dieting and exercise, this fat removal is so hyper-focused on the one or two problem areas that haven’t budged through dieting and exercise, the look that good liposuction can produce is astonishing. Liposuction and Fat Loss While liposuction does remove fat and thus remove bodyweight, it isn’t actually a weight loss procedure...

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Questions To Ask During Your Consultation For a Breast Augmentation


One of the most impactful decisions you will make regarding your breast augmentation is selecting your plastic surgeon. While you may be tempted to factor in pricing and convenience into your choice, it’s essential that you rigorously vet your doctor, assessing their experience, training, reputation, results, and demeanor...

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How Long Does Blepharoplasty Surgery Take, and Will I Need Someone to Accompany Me?


Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, can be an exciting step forward in rejuvenating your upper face, as it can trim away the excess fat and skin in the eyelids that lead to an angry, depressed, or disgruntled facial expression. Drooping eyelids may also impair vision, making blepharoplasty among the top procedures, both cosmetic and functional, performed by plastic surgeons in the Seattle area.  Once you’re sure that you want to pursue blepharoplasty, you might have some concerns, and “How long will my surgery take?” is probably among the top questions you’d like the answer to...

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How many times can you get eyelid surgery?


Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, is extremely popular amongst patients with sagging eyelids. As you grow older, various factors make your eyelids droop downwards, giving you an old, tired, or grumpy appearance...

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How can I make my Botox results last longer?


Botox is one of the most popular cosmetic injectables for a good reason—it can transform your old- and tired-seeming face to a vision of youthful exuberance with just a few shots. All it takes is a few carefully-delivered injections by a board-certified doctor or surgeon, and voila—wrinkle-free skin within a week. However, like most cosmetic injectables, Botox provides temporary results that usually last for 3 to 6 months...

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Winter's Most Popular Plastic Surgeries


Wondering what plastic surgery treatments are best to get in the winter? Looking your best has never been easier. Our collection of plastic surgery treatments perfect for wintertime is sure to help you realize that those layers don’t have to hide your greatest features, but might just help your body recover from surgery in the comfort of your holiday home...

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Should I Be Worried About An Inverted Nipple?


One of the things we take for granted about the human body is that the nipples always point outward. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case—some people suffer from inverted nipples, a condition wherein the nipples actually retract inwards, or invert. Having inverted nipples isn’t inherently a cause for concern; some people are simply born that way...

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How can I appear younger without surgery?


Plastic surgery is now more popular than ever for many reasons. Advanced plastic surgery techniques allow plastic surgeons to produce results that look natural and never betray signs of cosmetic manipulation...

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What’s the Difference Between Liposuction and A Tummy Tuck?


Liposuction and abdominoplasty (aka “tummy tuck”) are the two most popular surgical procedures for the midsection. Both procedures aim to make your stomach appear flatter and tighter...

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What breast surgery is right for me?


Breast surgery is one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures in the world. However, a common misconception is that cosmetic breast surgery is all about breast augmentation...

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