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Should You Worry about Sagging Skin after Lipo?

Posted on February 20, 2020

Should You Worry about Sagging Skin after Lipo?

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skin after liposuctionLiposuction is a surgical procedure that removes stubborn fat that just doesn’t seem to respond to dietary changes and exercise. While this procedure helps to contour your body, the removal of fat can sometimes lead to unwanted loose skin or skin sagging.

Whether you will experience skin sagging or lose skin depends on a variety of different factors. However, there are some things you can do to try and reduce your risks before lipo or treat the sagging skin after liposuction surgery.

Why Does the Skin Sag after Liposuction Surgery?

To better understand why loose skin can happen after the removal of fat, think about an inflated balloon.

Is Liposuction Worth It If Your BMI is Normal? [Infographic]

Posted on January 24, 2020

Results & Recovery: What To Expect After Liposuction [Infographic]

Posted on December 27, 2019

A Super Fast Look at Your Liposuction Recovery Timeline

Posted on September 11, 2019

A Super Fast Look at Your Liposuction Recovery Timeline

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Woman with long blonde hair lounging on an off-white couch.If you’ve made the decision to have liposuction, you may be wondering what to expect when it comes to recovery. While the recovery period is different for every patient, this liposuction recovery timeline can help give you an idea of what to expect after lipo.

Post-Liposuction Week 1

The first week after your liposuction procedure is likely to be the most uncomfortable. You will probably experience slight pain and soreness, though this pain is typically manageable with prescribed pain medications. Your activity levels will be low, especially for the first few days. You may want to have someone that can help around the house with daily tasks, such as making dinner. Compression garments should be worn to help reduce the swelling that typically occurs after liposuction.

Should You Add Liposuction to Your Mommy Makeover?

Posted on July 5, 2019

Should You Add Liposuction to Your Mommy Makeover?

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Woman looking at her waist in the mirror.Living your best life sometimes means putting yourself first so you can continue to take care of your family with a clear, positive mindset. For many women, this means planning a mommy makeover to help them regain self-confidence and love their bodies.

If you’re still in the planning stages, you’re probably wondering which procedures you should include. While a tummy tuck, breast lift and breast augmentation are some of the most common, a mommy makeover with lipo could make sense in lots of cases. Here’s how to tell if it might be right for you.

Where Are Your Trouble Spots?

Liposuction can help to eliminate stubborn pockets of fat in areas like your waist,