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What is the Liposuction Tuck San Diego?

Stubborn body fat can be difficult to eliminate with traditional methods such as a strict diet and rigorous exercise routine. Liposuction is one of the most sought-after cosmetic body procedures in the United States because it is effective and delivers customized results. This contouring surgery is designed to give patients the sculpted, customized physique they desire by removing pockets of localized fat.

Candidates for Liposuction

Patients without major health problems who do not smoke and have realistic expectations may be good candidates for liposuction. Men and women may undergo the procedure to address localized fat deposits in many areas of the body, including:

  • Neck
  • Abdomen
  • Upper arms
  • Back/Bra Roll
  • Thighs
  • Hips/Love Handles
  • Buttocks

The Liposuction Procedure

Liposuction is an outpatient procedure that can be done using local anesthesia, twilight sedation, or general anesthesia. Dr. D’Souza will make small incisions to insert the cannula (thin suctioning tube) into the target areas. He uses the super-wet technique, which is one of the safest liposuction methods in the industry. The anesthesiologist will administer the anesthesia, the incisions will be made, and tumescent fluid is injected into the target fat deposits to help ease the removal of fatty tissue. The fat is then removed, and the incisions are closed. Liposuction typically takes one to two hours to complete, depending on the amount of fat being removed.

Recovery and Results

You will notice an immediate difference in the treatment area. However, the final results of your procedure may take a few months to develop as any swelling subsides. Discomfort, swelling, and bruising will be present after treatment. Most patients can go back to work within one week and should start taking light walks one or two days after their surgery. More strenuous activities should be avoided for a few weeks. All movement restrictions will be discussed with you during your consultation.
Your overall results will be long lasting as long as you maintain a healthy diet and exercise routine. Because the incisions are small, any visible scarring will be easily concealed under clothing.

Out-of-Town Patients

At Iconic Plastic Surgery, we want to ensure that our out-of-town patients have a comfortable, welcoming experience. Our state-of-the-art surgical facility is located near San Diego International Airport and John Wayne Airport as well as a selection of five-star accommodations. We can help plan your stay and make arrangements with an aftercare provider for 24-hour assistance following your surgery.

Liposuction Cost

The average cost of liposuction in the San Diego area is between $2500 and $7500. However, the exact price will depend on the amount of fat being removed as well as the areas being addressed. Surgical fees, anesthesia fees, and other factors will also affect the price of your surgery. You will receive a cost estimate during your consultation.
To schedule a private liposuction consultation with Dr. D’Souza, please call Iconic Plastic Surgery at 760-637-5288 today!

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