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Liposuction in Phoenix

As we become older, fat can become more and more difficult to keep off, even with dedicated exercise and a balanced diet. Liposuction has long been the gold standard for minimally invasive body contouring, and is one of our most commonly performed procedures at Regency. 

What is liposuction?

If you’re seeking a more sculpted physique or a flatter tummy, liposuction is a great option. It is not a weight loss procedure, but is instead a body contouring treated that’s been designed to remove localized fat and improve the appearance of your body. Liposuction requires an experienced surgeon with an artistic eye to achieve the defined and toned body you want. 

How liposuction works

Liposuction does not require surgery, but there is some downtime for recovery involved. It is a minimally invasive procedure that works by loosening, breaking up, and removing accumulated fat and then suctioning it out of the body using a  thin, hollow tube called a cannula.

What areas can be treated with liposuction?

  • Stomach
  • Face
  • Neck/jowls
  • Arms
  • Chest
  • Bra fat
  • Back
  • Buttocks
  • Love handles
  • Hips
  • Thighs

Liposuction treatment details

During liposuction, patients are under anesthesia with sedation. It is an outpatient surgery. Your surgeon will create very small incisions near the areas that are having fat removed.

A special saline solution will be administered to help loosen up the fat cells, and then a thin, hollow tube called a cannula is inserted into the incisions. This cannula works to break up the fat cells, releasing them from the surrounding tissue, and suction them out of the body.

Recovery 

It will be necessary for you to wear a compression garment 4 to 6 weeks after your liposuction procedure in order for your body to recover properly. 

You will most likely be able to go back to desk-type work a few days to a week after liposuction, but you will need to avoid any strenuous activity for one month. 

You should expect some swelling after liposuction which typically takes about six weeks to subside. During this time, you will see improvement in the shape of their body, but the full results won’t become apparent for about 3 to 4 months.

Candidates for liposuction

If you’re interested in liposuction in Phoenix, Buckeye, Surprise, or the nearby areas, you may be an excellent candidate for the procedure. You will require a consultation to be sure, but the best liposuction candidates are those who have area(s) of localized body fat deposits that are out of proportion with the rest of their body and won’t go away with diet and exercise. Good candidates are also those who:

  • Are at or near to their ideal weight
  • Are generally healthy non-smokers 
  • Have realistic expectations for the procedure
  • Have good circulation
  • Have not had recent surgery on the area to be treated

Why choose Regency Specialties?

If you’re interested in liposuction in Phoenix, Buckeye, Surprise, or the nearby areas, put yourself in the skilled hands of artistic and experienced professionals. We are a patient-centric, multi-specialty group delivering the very best treatments in dermatology, plastic surgery, hand surgery, breast oncology, reconstruction, and dermatopathology, all in one practice. This offers a convenient solution for our patients. We provide the highest level of care and availability, featuring the top specialists in Arizona. You will feel completely welcome from the moment you enter our door to your very last follow-up appointment. To learn more or schedule a consultation, please call 623-243-9077 or contact us online.

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