Liposuction is performed to remove fat that is resistant to diet and exercise. While it is not a suitable substitute for weight loss, liposuction is a popular plastic surgery procedure for people with stubborn fat deposits. At your consultation, Dr. Shuster will ask you about your aesthetic goals, particularly what changes you would like to see done to your body contour.
You should be prepared to talk about the following:
After discussing your medical history and related items, Dr. Shuster will examine your areas of concern in a full length mirror. Liposuction is typically performed in the abdomen, waist, thighs, hips, buttocks, arms, inner knees, and certain facial regions. Depending on which areas you would like to target, Dr. Shuster will review what results can be expected. He will also share information about the recovery process and how you can maintain your results after the procedure has been performed.
Following your discussion of target areas, Dr. Shuster will also explain the different types of liposuction procedures:
With his extensive experience in performing liposuction surgery, Dr. Shuster will detail which procedure will best suit your body type and goals. Be sure to take the time to communicate any concerns or ask any questions during this time. You will also get the opportunity to meet with Dr. Shuster's staff to learn about scheduling your procedures and the cost. To get started, request a consultation.