shutterstock_163715603Liposuction is a surgical procedure that is performed to eliminate undesired fat deposits. Also known as lipoplasty, liposuction can be performed to achieve a more attractive physique. Liposuction is performed in body areas such as the face, neck, arms, abdomen, legs, hips, knees, calves, ankles and buttocks. With liposuction, several areas may be addressed at the same time. For individuals who fail to completely remove fat deposits with exercise and caloric restriction, liposuction is a great method to achieve faster results. If liposuction is appealing to you, schedule an appointment with Dr. Schneider of Artisan Plastic Surgery located conveniently in Joliet, Illinois.


Am I a Candidate for Liposuction?

Liposuction is an effective surgical method for individuals who are not excessively obese and cannot eliminate stubborn fat in certain areas. It is not a solution for severely overweight individuals and does not address cellulite. If you need treatment for these problems, set up a consultation with Dr. Schneider to go over your available alternatives. People of any age are good candidates for liposuction in Joliet, however it is important to consider the elasticity of the skin. Older individuals with skin that lost its flexibility may not see great result unless a specific procedure that achieves skin tightening is combined with liposuction. Contact Dr. Schneider and find out if you are right for liposuction today.

The Initial Liposuction Consultation

Liposuction, should only be performed after carefully analyzing the patient and evaluating your health condition, including your desired results. A personal consultation with Dr. Schneider includes a thorough assessment of your health, explanations about your options, and answers to any concerns or questions you may have.

Dr. Schneider carefully analyzes your medical history, medical conditions, prescriptions or any OTC medications that you may use. She also checks previous surgical procedures to determine whether liposuction will be effective and safe for you. Dr. Schneider will consider your weight because the most suitable candidates for liposuction should have a healthy weight with isolated regions of stubborn fat that can be removed. If you would like to lose weight in the near future, the best course of action is to schedule a liposuction consultation today. Dr. Schneider will evaluate the texture and elasticity of your skin, to determine which procedure will work best for you.

How Is Liposuction performed?

A medical device called a cannula is utilized in liposuction. It is a thin, hollow tube that is coupled with a machine that produces suction. The cannula, is placed into the desired area through one or more small incisions (located discreetly to prevent visible scars). The cannula is moved through the fatty tissue and any excess fat is removed through suction.

Liposuction Results

Preserving the positive effects of liposuction involves maintaining a healthy weight through lifestyle adjustments. Contact Dr. Schneider and discover how liposuction can be safely applied for stubborn fat removal.

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