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If you have stubborn pockets of fat on your body and have tried to get rid of them with diet and exercise to no avail then liposuction can be a very effective way to treat it. Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure when fat is sucked from the body manually, leaving you with a leaner body and smoother skin.

Below are 5 of the biggest benefits of liposuction.

  1. Improve your confidence
  2. Having unwanted pockets of fat on areas of your body can make you feel self-conscious and cause your confidence to take a hit. Getting rid of unwanted fat will improve your appearance as well as your confidence.

  3. Wear what you want
  4. If you have fat on areas that are visible when wearing certain types of clothing then it can restrict your choices quite a lot. For example, if you have pockets of fat on your stomach or sides (love handles) then you might choose to stay covered up at the beach. This is no longer a concern when you have liposuction.

  5. It can be used to treat multiple areas of the body
  6. A lot of people believe that liposuction is only for belly fat but it can actually be used for multiple areas of the body, including the thighs, hips, flanks, buttocks, arms and breasts. These are some of the most common areas where people store unwanted fat, which liposuction is very effective at treating.

  7. Results are immediate
  8. Although there will be some swelling, bruising and scarring following liposuction, the fat is gone from your body so you’ll feel lighter and more agile straight away. Once the swelling and bruising have subsided, you’ll be able to appreciate the final results.

  9. Great for women who want to get their pre-pregnancy figure back
  10. Many women find that after they’ve given birth, they’re left with pockets of fat on their body that are hard to get rid of through diet and exercise alone. Liposuction is often performed with a tummy tuck and breast surgery as part of a procedure known as a ‘Mommy Makeover’.

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If you’re interested in liposuction then get in touch and we can book a consultation for you where Dr Lynam will be able to assess if you’re a good candidate.

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Dr. Gregory T. Lynam

Dr. Gregory T. Lynam is Richmond's only board-certified plastic and maxillofacial surgeon. He has helped numerous people within the community tumor surgeries, breast reconstructions, and facial trauma surgeries.

Dr. Lynam was voted one of Richmond's "Top Docs" in plastic surgery and one of Richmond's "Best Plastic Surgeons to take you back 20 years" by Richmond Magazine in 2010. Additionally, he is known as an expert plastic surgeon on RealSelf and was honored as one of the Top 100 Doctors on RealSelf in 2013.

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