Liposuction for Men

The liposuction procedure is already one of the most popular in the US, however more and more men are getting liposuction too. Liposuction effectively sculpts a man's body by removing undesirable fat from target areas that were not responding to diet and exercise. The procedure can last anywhere from one to five hours depending on the amount of fat being removed. Dr. Feledy is a specialist in liposuction and is considered to perform expert liposuction for men Washington DC has to offer.

“I did regularly exercise several times a week but couldn't get rid the 'love handles'. Finally I decided to get liposuction and it surprised me how fast my body changed. By keeping up the exercise I've kept the fat off.” - C.S.*

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Liposuction Surgery for Men

What is liposuction?

The liposuction procedure is a method of removing fatty deposits from the body and the re-sculpting of its shape through use of a suction device that is carefully placed under the skin to do so. It is its own procedure but is also used as part of many other procedures when fatty deposits need to be removed. Liposuction has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in use today and more and more men are availing themselves of it.

What are the benefits of liposuction for men?

The benefits of liposuction start with asking yourself if you look your best. If the answer is no and the reason is due to deposits of fat that don't seem to dissipate despite exercise and diet, than you could benefit greatly from liposuction.

Liposuction For men in particular it can be used to address areas around the chest, stomach and back that have stubborn or unresolved areas of fat.

What does liposuction procedure consist of?

A general anesthetic or sedative will be administered prior to the procedure. Small incisions will then be made at an inconspicuous points near the area being targeted. Sterile solution will be introduced into each of the incisions to minimize bleeding and trauma. The cannula - which is the slim tube with suction - is placed within each hole and swept back and forth to dislodge the excess fat from the connective tissue. Using a syringe or surgical vacuum, the excess fat is then pulled up through the cannula and the incisions are then closed.

Who is an ideal candidate for male liposuction?

This procedure can be effective for men who have excess fat in different parts of their bodies. It is designed to be used in conjunction with exercise and proper diet to remove these stubborn areas of fat. Ideal male candidates for liposuction are individuals that are non-smokers, that exercise regularly, that maintain a stable weight and who are well informed about the liposuction procedure and its outcomes.

What happens after the liposuction procedure?

Compression garments and elastic bandages are often given to control the swelling that occurs following liposuction. Occasionally it may be necessary to insert small drains in the incisions to remove excess fluids. The swelling should subside after a week, and the bruising after about three weeks. It may be possible to return to work in a few days, and resume normal activities in one to two weeks.

Are there any risks or side effects to getting liposuction?

As there are different liposuction techniques, there are different risks associated with them. Most of the potential side effects of liposuction involve the appearance of the final body shape and contour. Effective and thorough communication prior to and following the procedure can help prevent many of these potential problems. In addition, as with any surgical procedure, there are a few very rare side effects, including nerve damage, blood clots, scarring, pain, swelling or heart and lung complications. As with any surgery, there is the risk of bleeding, infection and poor wound healing. Belmont Plastic Surgery prides itself on providing the safest liposuction Washington DC has available and works to make any procedure as painless and easy as possible.

To learn more about liposuction for men in Washington DC, contact the top plastic surgeon, Dr. Jules Feledy to schedule a consultation.

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