liposuction in MiamiLiposuction is not a weight loss procedure or a solution to obesity. This body contouring surgery helps men and women achieve their ideal shape when diet and exercise fail to reach their desired results. While lipo is strictly cosmetic, some benefits may lead to a happier, healthier lifestyle. Dr. Ary Krau is a nationally renowned, board-certified plastic surgeon in Miami, offering liposuction and other face, breast, and body procedures.

1. Long-Term Lifestyle Changes

Liposuction patients should be close to their goal weight before their fat removal surgery for the best results and to ensure they are committed to maintaining their slimmer shape. People are encouraged to continue eating healthy and exercising, and many find that liposuction motivates them to manage their weight and enjoy their results long-term.

The fat cells suctioned out of the body during liposuction are gone for good, but the remaining fat cells may expand with future weight gain. Most patients focus on a balanced diet and regular workouts to prevent returning to their former size, leading to better health overall.

2. Higher Self-Esteem Leads to Better Mental Health

Stubborn fat pockets cause men and women to avoid certain clothing or swimwear, and they're often self-conscious of their appearance. Liposuction eliminates the excess fat in troublesome areas and offers a boost in self-esteem. Patients may find they're more likely to wear clothing and do activities they were too self-conscious to try before liposuction. Men and women may have higher self-esteem after liposuction, which affects their choices, relationships, emotional health, and overall well-being. People with healthy and positive feelings about themselves are more likely to take on new challenges and lead a flourishing life with more self-esteem and self-respect.

3. Improved Mobility with Less Fat

Removing fat pockets from some areas — including the hips, thighs, and knees — may increase your ability to move freely and comfortably. Getting rid of the excess fat may also lead to better posture and reduce skin chafing, rashes, and other skin irritation caused by fatty areas rubbing together. Liposuction can have a positive impact on joints and increase mobility, helping patients lead a more active and healthier lifestyle.

Weight gain and excess weight can cause the tendons and joints to wear prematurely, leading to chronic back and neck pain. A smaller size may improve these concerns. Liposuction is not a treatment for weight loss or obesity, but the procedure can help you reach your body goals after diet and exercise have helped you improve your health and slim down.

If you're interested in liposuction, contact our Miami plastic surgeon. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Krau at (305) 861-6881.

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