It takes a lot of strength and courage for a person to be able to look at themselves in the mirror and realize that they need to take drastic steps in order to lose weight. They may realize that if they don’t do something about their weight soon, their self-esteem, their self-confidence, and their health are going to be permanently affected. This is why it is so commendable when people go on diets, exercise, and make their weight disappear. If you have reached this point, but you are frustrated with excess pockets of fat that are not responding to diet and exercise, you may be interested in learning about how you can slim down your thighs and other parts of your body with liposuction.
What is Liposuction?
If you were to pose that question to a group of people, it is likely that you would get a variety of answers. Many of them would be true, but some of them would most likely have some false information intertwined.
The general concept that people have of liposuction is that it is something that takes an overweight individual and makes them skinnier. In part, this is true. Liposuction is designed to remove excess pockets of fat from select parts of a person’s body. However, it is not designed to make an overweight person skinnier. It’s not a weight loss treatment. Instead, it is a body contouring procedure. It would be more accurate to say that this procedure is designed to help an individual who is at or close to their healthy body weight to get rid of unwanted excess pockets of fat in areas that have not responded to diet and exercise.
This is a surgical procedure. During the surgery, specialized techniques will be used to suck out the excess fat. Since this is a surgical procedure, a recovery period is involved.
Who is a Good Candidate?
You may be a good candidate for this procedure if you are close to your healthy body weight but have stubborn pockets of fat that you want to have removed. In order to get the most from this procedure, you need to be in good health. This means that you would need to be free of conditions that may lead to complications during the procedure. It is also recommended that smokers stop smoking for a period of time before and after the procedure in order to allow their body to fully recover.
If you have gone through all of the hard work of losing weight, but you feel that there are stubborn pockets of fat that won’t respond to diet or exercise, book an appointment at The Bougainvillea Clinique in Winter Park. We would be happy to show you how you can slim down your thighs and other parts of your body with liposuction. Contact us today to schedule a consultation!