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How Many Areas Can One Liposuction Session Treat?

You already know about liposuction’s benefits to tone, slim, and contour your body’s trouble zones, but you may not realize you can be a good candidate for having more than one spot treated at once.

How many areas can you address in one surgical procedure? While there’s no hard-and-fast answer to this question, there is a limit to how much fat most board-certified plastic surgeons will remove in one surgery for safety’s sake. Learn what you can expect from liposuction with Dr. Eric Desman, how it works, and whether combining liposuction treatments might be an effective solution for you.

What Can Liposuction Do for You?

When considering liposuction, the first thing you should know is that it isn’t a weight-loss procedure. In contrast to bariatric surgery, which aims to help obese patients quickly shed a dramatic amount of weight, liposuction’s goal is to provide targeted body sculpting in specific spots by removing diet- and exercise-resistant fat through a thin tube called a cannula.

After undergoing liposuction surgery, you might not see much difference in the number you see when you step on the scale. However, you will notice a reduction in troublesome fat bulges and feel more confident when wearing your favorite clothes. Saying goodbye to stubborn pockets of body fat could also provide you with renewed motivation to maintain your new shape with a regular, long-term fitness and nutrition regimen.

Why Have Liposuction on More Than One Area?

If you want to have liposuction on multiple body parts in the same treatment session, Dr. Desman may recommend grouping areas located close to each other. For example, if your trouble spots include your buttocks and hips, you can have them done on the same day. After a week or two of recovery, you’ll feel well enough to return to work and reveal your new, slimmer silhouette.

Combining liposuction surgeries is an excellent approach for anyone who values efficiency. You’ll only need to set aside time for one recovery period, and you will also save money on things like anesthesia fees and any compression garments you’ll need to wear while you heal.

Enjoy Your Liposuction Results Longer by Choosing the Best Surgeon

Dr. Desman offers various liposuction techniques, so there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to this surgery. Liposuction procedures vary from patient to patient. When you meet with Dr. Desman and speak with him about your concerns, he will create a tailored treatment plan to fulfill your desired results. Your one-on-one consultation is your opportunity to share your concerns, ask all your questions, and review your specific body contouring goals. Based on a thorough examination, Dr. Desman will discuss whether you are a good candidate for liposuction and explain which liposuction approach is best for you.

Are you exploring the benefits of liposuction to remove stubborn fat from several areas of your body? Contact us at the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery to schedule your confidential, informative liposuction consultation today. We proudly serve patients throughout Northern Virginia, Maryland, and the greater Washington, D.C. area.