Monthly Archives: September 2018

Why Liposuction Is about Contouring, Not Losing Weight

Posted on September 14, 2018

At first glance, liposuction might seem like the perfect weight loss solution—after all, it sucks out unwanted fat from practically anywhere on your body, right? Not exactly.

While liposuction can address isolated pockets of stubborn fat just about anywhere, there is a limit to how much fat it can remove. In fact, liposuction isn’t for weight loss at all, but rather is a tool for improving your body’s contours. In fact, all body contouring plastic surgery, including tummy tucks, thigh lifts, and even nonsurgical procedures, have the goal of body shaping, not weight reduction.

Lipo Isn’t about How Much Fat You Have—It’s Where You Store It

Everyone has a certain amount of fat cells throughout their bodies,