"People frequently visit my practice with questions concerning the effectiveness of cosmetic procedures,"
"I say 'noticeable to the patient' because I try to create natural-looking results that are apparent only to the patients and those close to them. My patients aren't looking for extreme results that don't appear natural.
"When it comes to liposuction, people should understand that this procedure is intended to help patients with small pockets of fat around the body. With realistic expectations in place, I explain that liposuction permanently removes fat cells from the treated area of the body."
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"Because of a lack of published research in the past, it has been difficult for doctors to convince patients that fat doesn't return after liposuction,"
"My patients consistently have great success with liposuction and other fat removal methods. When performed by an experienced surgeon, liposuction is an excellent way to contour the body. People with various cosmetic needs enjoy long-lasting results that can be customized to their body types."
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