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Category Archives: Liposuction

When Can I Lift Weights After Liposuction? Answering Top Liposuction Questions

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If you’re considering liposuction, you likely have questions. Below, I’ll answer top patient questions about the postoperative period of this popular procedure, from “When can I lift weights after liposuction?” to other recovery considerations. 1. What Is the Typical Liposuction Recovery Time? Your recovery instructions and timeline will vary greatly depending on the areas treated and the extent of your…

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Considering Liposuction for Your Thighs? Here’s What You Should Know

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While diet and exercise can yield great physical benefits, they may not always lead to the cosmetic results we want. The thighs, in particular, are notoriously difficult to sculpt. If you are troubled by saddlebags or frustrated that your strong leg muscles are being hidden away under fat, can help you get the sleek results you want. Here’s what you…

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Double Chin Lipo: Dr. Lewis Answers 6 Frequently Asked Questions

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If you’re looking for an effective solution to eliminate your double chin, liposuction is a proven method for banishing this stubborn fat for a more defined jawline and neck. Often frustratingly resistant to diet and exercise, submental fat creates the appearance of a double chin and affects men and women alike. In this blog post, I’ll answer some of the…

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CoolSculpting® vs. Liposuction: Which Body Contouring Procedure Is Best for You?

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If you are considering a body contouring procedure to eliminate stubborn fat, you may be trying to decide whether you can achieve the results you want with liposuction or nonsurgical CoolSculpting. It’s probably not surprising that the two procedures differ in a variety of ways, including their effects and recovery time. In this post, we will discuss the benefits of…

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Can Plastic Surgery Give You a Flat Stomach?

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Cosmetic surgery procedures such as a tummy tuck or liposuction can give you a flatter and firmer midsection, as long as you have realistic expectations! These procedures are not magic bullets that can give you the same midsection you had when you were 16, but they can give you a trimmer-looking abdomen. If you decide on plastic surgery to improve…

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Most-Asked Questions About Liposuction

Spend some time researching liposuction online and you may wind up more confused than ever. Scattered across the liposuction internet landscape are marketing phrases such as tickle lipo and liposculpture, not to mention multiple techniques that include laser-assisted, power-assisted, and ultrasound-assisted. It’s no surprise that we get a lot of questions from liposuction patients at our Richmond, VA, plastic surgery…

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Dad Bod? Pair Liposuction With a Tummy Tuck

Rocking a “dad bod” these days? You’re not alone. Many men struggle with concerns about their bodies as they age, and it’s something I treat with plastic surgery on a regular basis. If you’re looking for medical help shaping up your dad bod, you may want to consider liposuction paired with a tummy tuck at our Richmond, VA, area practice.…

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Liposuction: Your Best Ally to Keep That New Year’s Resolution

With the start of the new year, many people are making New Year’s resolutions to eat right and be more active so they can shed unwanted pounds. And while focusing on diet and exercise is important for promoting overall health, it may not always get you the body you really want. Liposuction is 1 of the most effective ways to…

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5 Liposuction Myths Debunked, From Recovery to Results (Updated 2024)

How much do you know about liposuction? Many of our patients are surprised to learn that many of their liposuction beliefs are actually myths. It turns out there are a lot of misconceptions about this popular procedure, from the difficulty of liposuction recovery to the longevity of liposuction results. Today, let’s uncover the truth behind these liposuction myths. Myth #1:…

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