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Patrick W. Hsu M.D., F.A.C.S.
Kendall R. Roehl M.D., F.A.C.S.
Patrick W. Hsu M.D., F.A.C.S.
Kendall R. Roehl M.D., F.A.C.S.


Memorial Plastic Surgery (Clear Lake)

4 Reasons Why People Are Reluctant To Have Liposuction

Last Updated: October 30, 2014 | Author: MPS Group

liposuction-houston-tx-bodyLiposuction is a remarkable surgical procedure that a plastic surgeon can use to contour your figure. There are certain areas of our bodies were fat collects and just won’t go away, regardless of how hard we try. We can exercise, we can diet, and we can try everything that is within our means, to no avail. Due to age, or some genetic anomaly, this fat just hangs around. Enter liposuction treatment. You simply engage the services of a Houston liposuction surgeon, and he or she will use the procedure to sculpt a new figure for you.


The areas of the body that are the culprits in retaining unwanted fat deposits consist of the tummy, thighs, hips, bottom, neck, and lower back. The procedure itself is relatively simple. Liposuction works just like it sounds; fat cells are suctioned from the areas of the body that are problematic. Your plastic surgeon will use a small tube made of metal called a cannula. Small incisions are made, the cannula is inserted, and the fat is removed. It is a highly effective procedure, and quite safe. For more details about the liposuction procedure click here.


Some people are disinclined to undergo plastic surgery. There is a natural reluctance on their part for a number of reasons. It is normal to be wary of surgical procedures.


Fear of anesthetics

Female nursePeople have a healthy fear of anesthesia, and while issues can arise, there are hundreds upon hundreds of thousands of surgeries performed in this country every year with full anesthesia and no problems whatsoever. With liposuction, general anesthesia may be required, however, intravenous sedation, and even local anesthesia is often used. The procedure usually takes about 45 minutes per section, so a typical surgery isn’t going to last that long. Even if you are under an anesthetic, you won’t be for a great deal of time.


Worried about the outcome of the procedure


When it comes to cosmetic procedures, most people are a little worried about the results and how they will look. It is quite normal to have some trepidation, however most people who have had the liposuction procedure report they are very happy with the results and the way they look in clothes, and how they feel about themselves. These procedures are performed every year to great effect.


Worry about the costs of the procedure

surgery costCost is certainly a factor when considering liposuction in Houston. Most plastic surgeries are not inexpensive; however they have become more reasonably priced in recent years, and most plastic surgeons have the capability to set up some form of payment plan. This makes it easier to ultimately have a cosmetic procedure.


Worried about a painful recovery

recovery-liposuctionThe duration of recovery time depends on the extent of the procedure. It generally last from as little as one day to two weeks. Very few people report discomfort, and most return to their normal activities very soon, if not immediately. If there is any discomfort or pain, it can be managed easily with medication.

If you are a candidate for the procedure, but are reluctant to follow through, lay your fears aside. As we have explained, the procedure is safe, cost effective, and provides remarkable results.

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