Liposuction of the Flanks (Love Handles)
What is Liposuction of the Flanks?
Do you suffer from bludges on the side of the abdomen? You know that pooch that hangs over your jeans? Liposuction can help!
Who is a candidate for Liposuction of the Flanks?
Women and man who have developed fat deposits on the areas found just above the belt line in the front and the back. For the most part, we see more and more patients treating the areas located under the bra line on the sides and back. Yes, the “BACKFAT.”
How is Liposuction of the Flanks?
Liposuction of the flanks is performed the same way as other liposuction procedures done under a general local anesthetic, small incisions are made, and using a small cannula to remove fat.
How long does the procedure take?
The procedure only takes about 45 minutes to an hour, and patients can return to regular activities within 24- 48 hrs as this is considered to be an outpatient surgery. You will be required to wear an elastic garment as excess fluid drains for the next few weeks after surgery. You may experience some bruising and tenderness around the incision area which is completely normal however should only last about 7- 10 days after the procedure.
What type of results can I expect?
After the healing process is complete, you will have a more refined, younger looking chin area leading to a youthful appearance overall.
Are there any alternative procedures to treat the Flanks?
Why choose Barry Lycka M.D & Associates?
Barry Lycka MD & Associates will make sure that we recommend the best procedure to achieve the results you want. Dr. Lycka and his medical team will review all necessary precautions and risks to all treatments and procedures we offer. Our commitment is to you! During your consultation, pre-surgery, and post-surgery We are with you every step of the way!
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