Updated December 2018
Liposuction, or the removal of excess fat from those stubborn areas that do not respond to diet or exercise, is a very common cosmetic procedure.
At the same time, liposuction is very commonly misunderstood and there are a few liposuction facts that should be cleared up. They may sound surprising because of the common misconceptions, but are vital to understanding what liposuction is really about.
1. Liposuction Is Not a Weight Loss Procedure
However illogical it may sound, while liposuction indeed removes fat from problematic areas, it is not designed to help you lose weight. You may lose inches after liposuction, but don’t expect to lose significant numbers when it comes to looking at pounds on the bathroom scale.