Liposuction for Men in Northern VA
Liposuction Surgery for Men
The liposuction procedure is one of the most popular in the U.S. and more men are getting the procedure done these days. Liposuction effectively sculpts a man's body by removing undesirable fat from target areas that are not responding to diet and exercise.
The procedure can last for up to five hours depending on the amount of fat being removed. Dr. Feledy is a specialist in liposuction for men Northern VA has to offer.
“I did regularly exercise several times a week but couldn't get rid the 'love handles'. Finally I decided to get liposuction and it surprised me how fast my body changed. By keeping up the exercise I've kept the fat off.” - C.S.*
Liposuction for Men faqs
1) What is liposuction?
The liposuction procedure is a method of removing fatty deposits from the body and the re-sculpting of its shape through the use of a suction device that is carefully placed under the skin. Liposuction has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in use today for women and men alike.
2) What are the benefits of liposuction for men?
The benefits of liposuction? Getting rid of the extra fat that you can’t shed despite a good exercise and diet regimen. Liposuction For men can be used to address areas around the chest, stomach and back with fat deposits.
3) What does liposuction procedure consist of?
A general anesthetic will be administered prior to the procedure. Small incisions are made at inconspicuous points near the area being targeted. Sterile solution is introduced into each of the incisions to minimize bleeding and trauma. The cannula, the slim tube with suction, is placed within each hole and swept back and forth to dislodge the excess fat from the connective tissue. Using a syringe or surgical vacuum, the excess fat gets pull up through the cannula before the incisions are closed.
4) Who is an ideal candidate for male liposuction?
This procedure can be effective for men who have excess fat in different parts of their bodies. Designed to be used in conjunction with exercise and proper diet, the goal is to remove these stubborn areas of fat. Ideal male candidates for liposuction are individuals that are non-smokers, exercise regularly, and maintain a stable weight.
5) What happens after the liposuction procedure?
Compression garments and elastic bandages are often given to control the swelling that occurs following liposuction. Occasionally, it may be necessary to insert small drains in the incisions to remove excess fluids. The swelling should subside after a week and the bruising after three weeks. You may be able to return to work in a few days and resume all normal activities in a couple of weeks.
6) Are there any risks or side effects to getting liposuction?
Most of the potential side effects of liposuction involve the appearance of the final body shape and contour. Make sure to have an effective and thorough communication with your doctor before the procedure. There are a few rare side effects, including nerve damage, blood clots, scarring, pain, swelling or heart and lung complications, bleeding, infection and poor wound healing. Belmont Plastic Surgery prides itself on providing the safest liposuction Northern VA has available for you.
To learn more about liposuction for men in Stafford VA, contact the top plastic surgeon, Dr. Jules Feledy to schedule a consultation.