Liposuction by Dr. Leslie Stevens Liposuction by Dr. Leslie Stevens

For some, that little bulge of fat may not budge despite the vigorous attempts at diet and exercise. This can be caused by fat cells that are programmed not to shrink. For those who want to get rid of these fat cells, liposuction may be the answer.

This procedure, also known as suction assisted lipectomy removes deposits of excess fat from specific areas that may include the body, face, or neck. Many have found liposuction a viable option to slim the hips and thighs, flatten the abdominal area, contour the calves and ankles, and reduce or eliminate a double chin.

Benefits of liposuction include…

  • Safe, quick reduction of unwanted fat deposits
  • Results are immediate
  • Reshapes, slims and tones the body
  • Reduces the appearance of cellulite
  • Improves stamina and overall health due to the loss of fat
  • Improves self-confidence in one’s image
  • Improves fit in swimwear, eveningwear and clothing
  • Provides results where dieting and exercise have failed
Liposuction by Dr. Leslie Stevens

Am I a good candidate?

Dr. Stevens recommends liposuction for people of normal stable weight that have a desire to improve their body contour. It is a viable option and can yield excellent results for those who have the following feelings or conditions:

  • For those who have excess fat deposits that make certain areas appear disproportionately large
  • or men, liposuction can also be used to treat male breast enlargement or gynecomastia

Candidacy for liposuction at a glance:

  • Be in good health, mentally and physically
  • Have no major medical issues
  • Be looking to lose fat rather than weight
  • Are within 20% of their ideal body weight
  • Have at least moderate skin elasticity
  • Have realistic expectations for improvement rather than perfection
  • Be prepared to attend follow up visits and follow Dr. Stevens’ aftercare plan

NOTE: Although liposuction is not a treatment for obesity, it may sometimes be the only option to eliminate fat deposits that are not responding well to diet and exercise.

More on Liposuction

People of any age may opt for liposuction. However, it should be noted that candidates with good skin elasticity will achieve the best results with a smooth contour after excess fat is removed.

What can I expect from liposuction recovery?

After their surgery, Beverly Hills liposuction patients will go home wearing a compression garment. This is in place to prevent excess swelling, and the help the body maintain its new shape. You may experience swelling, tenderness, soreness, redness and discomfort, but these symptoms can be relieved through the use of prescribed painkillers from Dr. Stevens. Results will show themselves immediately but will optimize within a matter of weeks, with final outcomes visible at around four months. Liposuction is considered a permanent solution for reducing unwanted fat.

What’s my next step?

To learn more about liposuction, please schedule your confidential consultation with Dr. Stevens in the privacy and comfort of his Beverly Hills office suites. During this session, he will perform a physical examination, review your medical and surgical history, and answer all your questions and concerns in great depth.

Liposuction Before & After

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