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5 Surprising Target Spots for Lipo Surgery

Ava Lawson | July 17, 2014 | Posted in Body, Liposuction

liposuction in nycIf you’re one of the many women and men thinking about liposuction in NYC to help contour those problem areas, you may want to start thinking outside of the box. Meaty love handles, jiggly bellies and “thunder thighs” are some of the more common body parts targeted in lipo surgery, but did you ever consider slimming your ankles or jawline?

Liposuction is useful for contouring much more than just your stomach, hips and thighs. With today’s advanced techniques that entail little down time, you can reduce excess body fat from other noticeable (and discreet) areas, achieving a more youthful, slim appearance in the process.

New York lipo surgery helps these 5 problem areas

Few things in life are as frustrating after major weight loss than being left with stubborn problem spots: the kind that — no matter how much rigorous exercise and healthful eating — never seem to disappear from your new frame. While two hours of daily cardio can whittle down your waistline and tone up your legs, it may never get rid of those pesky “cankles” you inherited from your mother.

A qualified plastic surgeon can lipo the fat right out of those cankles for the profile you’ve always desired.

Here are four other surprising problem areas that can be effectively addressed with liposuction:

  1. Your upper torso and bra line: The flattest abs in the world still can’t make up for those little pockets of fat that creep up around your bra line. This upper back fat seems to get worse as women age, and can be much improved with the help of some body contouring lipo surgery.
  2. The chin and jawline: Suffer from a double chin or the beginnings of jowls? Targeted liposuction can eliminate fat deposits quickly, giving the face an instant lift while taking years off your appearance.
  3. An abundant bosom: Some patients are reluctant to try breast reduction surgery for fear of excessive scars. If you’re only looking for a one cup (or less) reduction in size, breast lipo is a scar-less solution!
  4. Male breast tissue: Hormonal changes and the side effects of certain medications have been tied to gynecomastia in men, or the growth of breast tissue. This condition is a source of embarrassment for many, but can easily be taken care of with the aid of laser, tumescent or ultrasound-assisted liposuction.

It’s important to note that not all patients are ideal liposuction candidates. The procedure is in no way a replacement for a good diet and regular exercise, and is not recommended for the obese. In accordance with standard guidelines imposed by all reputable plastic surgeons, Dr. Thomas Loeb recommends that patients be within 10 percent of their ideal body weight before undergoing lipo surgery in NYC.

Options for liposuction in NYC

If you are interested in body contouring procedures and would like more information about plastic surgery with one of Manhattan’s most trusted plastic surgeons, please call the Fifth Avenue office of Dr. Loeb to schedule a private appointment.

After a though discussion and examination, Dr. Loeb can determine the best liposuction techniques or body sculpting procedures for your particular goals. Please complete the online form or call 212-327-3700.

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