If you’ve tried everything to get rid of stubborn pockets of fat to no avail, liposuction gives you a fat-busting boost in the battle of the bulge. As a plastic surgeon, Dr. Theodore Diktaban offers traditional and noninvasive liposuction techniques to patients in the Upper East Side and surrounding New York City areas that deliver appreciable results with minimal downtime. If you’re interested in learning more about fat reduction through liposuction, call or book an appointment online.
You generally carry the same number of fat cells throughout your adult life. When you gain weight, your existing fat cells increase in size, not in number, and liposuction works by eliminating these fat cells once and for all, reducing their overall number.
Liposuction shouldn’t be considered a weight loss program, but a body contouring technique that targets your hard-to-tackle fat deposits that diet and exercise don’t seem to touch.
Dr. Diktaban offers several types of liposuction procedures, including:
Liposuction can be called upon for most areas of your body where there’s unwanted fat, including your:
If you have stubborn pockets you’d like to treat, talk to Dr. Diktaban about whether liposuction may provide the answer you’re looking for.
The answer to this question depends upon the liposuction technique you chose. For traditional liposuction, your body may swell some after the procedure, but your new shape starts to reveal itself once this swelling subsides. The same is true for Smartlipo.
For SculpSure results, you must wait 6-12 weeks for optimal results as your body works to clear away the old fat naturally.
To learn more about the liposuction techniques at Theodore Diktaban, MD, FACS, call or use the online booking tool to schedule a consultation.