Liposuction (Lipoplasty, Fat Removal Surgery for Body Contouring) – Midland, MI

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About Liposuction

Yonick Plastic Surgery is proud to offer the latest techniques to safely decrease fat from certain body parts. Liposuction is a body reshaping procedure that removes fat from the abdomen, hips, thighs, and buttocks to produce a more contoured appearance. This treatment at Yonick Plastic Surgery can be blended to treat several body parts. During your initial visit, Midland, MI Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. David Yonick will examine problematic areas so you can reach your personal goals. We will strive to help you look and feel the best you can be.

Ideal Candidates

Liposuction is a good procedure for those who are at a healthy weight, but have pesky areas of fat that have been hard to lose with exercise and diet. Women and men contemplating liposuction should have skin that is taut because liposuction does not address loose or sagging skin. It is also important to realize that liposuction is not an answer for losing weight. Women having liposuction should be past pregnancies as this could compromise the results. During your initial consultation, Dr. Yonick will convey realistic expectations.

Surgical Technique

Surgical liposuction is performed as an outpatient procedure with the patient under general anesthesia. A very small incision is made in the skin and a cannula will be placed in the incision. The cannula is a tube that helps loosen the fat as it is being removed. Once the chosen amounts of fat have been suctioned out, Dr. David Yonick will close the incision. Depending on the number of areas receiving treatment, your surgery could last 1 – 3 hours. In the dedicated recovery area, your post-op team will help manage any pain and care for your incision until your discharge.

What to Expect

You may need to recover at home from lipo for 1 – 3 weeks depending on the number of areas treated and the size of the treatment area. It is normal to see swelling and bruising for 1 – 2 weeks, and you may have the sutures removed on day 7 to day 10. What is most important after having lipo surgery is to allow your body time to recover and rest. When you are ready to return to work after your procedure, you need to remember to go slow. To build up your strength, stick to short walks and light workouts as advised by Dr. Yonick. Bear in mind you may have some changes after six weeks, but it takes 6 – 10 months before your new body shape and contour is attained.

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Feel Fit and Toned

Liposuction at Yonick Plastic Surgery offers both women and men the opportunity to have unwanted fat diminished almost immediately. Without liposuction, it can be seemingly impossible to create the slimming results you want to achieve. We offer various choices for liposuction treatment based on your personal desired outcome. We invite you to contact our practice in Midland, MI and schedule your private consultation with Dr. David Yonick.

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