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Who is a good candidate for liposuction?

Who is a good candidate for liposuction?

Liposuction is one of the most popular surgeries today. This procedure is ideal for body contouring and provides successful results. In addition, the results are immediately noticeable. But you may wonder, how do you know who is a good candidate for liposuction?

From Mendoza Plastic Surgery, it is time to answer this question.

First you should know that liposuction is an invasive procedure by which we remove fatty tissue from the body; areas such as the abdomen, back, arms, legs, neck and jaw.

Characteristics of a good candidate

To be a good candidate for liposuction or a possible prospect, you must meet certain characteristics. These will decrease possible complications and increase the possibility of achieving the expected results.

  • Stable weight

It is one of the important points to apply for liposuction. The weight in which the patient is will determine if it is possible to perform the procedure, in plastic surgery a patient is evaluated by the body mass index (BMI), which is calculated by dividing the kilograms of weight by the square of the height.

  • Good health

The ideal patient should be in good general health and have a healthy diet.

  • Define areas to be treated

Be clear about the area to be improved with liposuction, and have a realistic expectation. 

At Mendoza Plastic Surgery liposuction is a successful surgery, which achieves great results in the appearance of patients. It should be noted that many of the people who undergo this surgery complement it with fat grafting in the buttocks (BBL).

Dr. Mendoza and his entire team will guide and accompany you before, during and after the procedure. Here you will feel safe, and we will help you achieve the best version of you. And if your concern is language, don’t worry… we have a bilingual team that will guide you through the entire process.

At Mendoza Plastic Surgery you are our priority.

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3970 Rogers Puente Rd

Duluth, GA 30097