Planning Your Liposuction at Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery


Planning Your Liposuction Procedure

Summer is on its way. If you want to banish your muffin top or smooth your love handles before bikini season, it is time to plan your liposuction procedure. Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery offers liposuction, tummy tucks, and other body contouring procedures to get your body summer-ready.

Schedule a Consultation

Liposuction planning starts with a consultation. During your consultation, you’ll explore liposuction and other procedures with one of our board-certified plastic surgeons. Come see our beautiful Ann Arbor facility and learn more about body contouring. A typical consultation takes about an hour.

Come prepared to talk about your aesthetic goals, your lifestyle, and your medical history. Safety and satisfaction are important to our surgeons, so we’ll explore this procedure in-depth to make sure liposuction is the right procedure for you.

Shape and Sculpt Your Body

Liposuction can treat unwanted fat in many areas of the body. Typically, patients choose to target one or more problem areas with liposuction. Common areas for liposuction include:

  • Hips
  • Waist
  • Flanks
  • Back
  • Arms
  • Under the chin

Liposuction is ideal for targeting trouble spots and creating balanced contours. It is not a weight-loss treatment. Ideally, you should achieve your target weight before surgery. Diet and exercise can help you lose weight, and liposuction can shape and contour any areas of stubborn fat that remain.

Liposuction only removes fat, not extra skin, but don’t worry. If you need to remove skin or tighten it, our surgeons can recommend other treatment options. There are many body contouring options available.

Ask Questions

As you plan for your liposuction, make sure we answer all your questions. Dr. Malhotra and Dr. Ballard love questions. Write down any questions you may have and bring your list to your consultation. 

  • How much does liposuction cost in Ann Arbor?
  • Can I pair my liposuction with other procedures like breast surgery or a tummy tuck?
  • Am I a good candidate for liposuction?
  • How much time will I need to take off work after surgery?
  • What results can I expect from my liposuction procedure?

Plan for Recovery

After liposuction, it is time for a little YOU time. Make sure you schedule some downtime after your procedure so you can rest and recover. Most patients heal quickly after liposuction, but you will need a few days to recover.

If you’re short on leave from work, consider scheduling your procedure before a long weekend. With one or two treatment areas, many patients are back to work in just 2-3 days.

You can make recovery easier by filling your prescriptions before surgery, arranging for any help you’ll need as you heal, and stocking the fridge with some easy-to-eat foods.

Schedule Your Procedure

When you are ready to schedule your liposuction, let us know. Our team can work with your schedule. We are available to help you with any questions or concerns as you get ready for your procedure.

Start the preparation for your summer body today by calling Ann Arbor Plastic Surgery for a liposuction consultation. Contact us online or call (734) 436-2186.