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And act now Sonny house call on this Sunday morning liposuction in a lot of Americans have.
We used it to try and lose weight and shed the pounds but how do you know if you need it.
And what are the risks doctor somebody which should we use liposuction and at what point.
Should you say I can't lose weight anymore by exercising and dieting and going under the back -- clean.
Has -- Liposuction is not -- good option for full weight loss that's not the first choice.
But -- is definitely a great role for liposuction -- -- -- about 400000 procedures are being done every year.
Some of them in the hands of experienced doctors is very safe and sometimes -- major complications.
Mark we'll talk a little bit about that but liposuction.
Is after you have a steady weight after you've done to diet and exercise you've lost all the -- I -- -- steady if you're still fluctuating through pounds thirty pounds higher or lower that's not the time to get the -- assumption -- big difference between weight loss.
I'm liposuction is that you're removing -- the fat cells.
As opposed to -- -- where you're reducing the size of the fat cells so you've got to be serious about this.
Once you do -- liposuction you want to make sure that you continue to do that exercise and keep it toned because otherwise.
You can gain weight than other places and that's not going to be a good thing.
It's a wonderful procedure when it's on appropriately with the experienced surgeons change of contour it's a beautiful thing and for some people it's a great operation Barkley tell your -- And I get asked -- a -- -- after clear people for the senate to -- -- -- -- -- just -- someone or should -- talk to them about whether they really needed there in -- point number one which is that you don't use of -- weight -- -- for certain areas of the body like that Tommy talked.
Certain areas where there's a lot of skin a lot of -- that you wanna get you rid of but here's the key point Eric there's something called the two -- and approach.
That's under local anesthesia that's not put you to sleep the people who get in trouble with -- -- -- where the people coming and say I want this done I want this done I want this done.
Then it's got to be better -- general.
And then you see some of the complications and sometimes -- there's a risk of infection is a risk of blood -- -- a risk of bleeding the risk of skin not turning out the way you expect.
But the local treatment has almost none of that it's kinda like when we talk about robotic surgery.
If you can limit the amount of blood loss limit the approach.
Use -- on the local basically they take like McCain in the injected into the area a lot of it dilute.
They blow up there with a light -- can -- effort to stop the bleeding it's a beautiful procedure when it's done that voice your suggestions to tell go in and just like pick one thing I just want one.
One thing I don't -- five things done it once absolutely and they're gonna tell you general anesthesia that's that's what it's an issue.
I just wanted to bring up that technology is probably advanced over the years -- years ago I -- -- go and do a story about liposuction and watch.
And I saw the Doctor Who did it who was not a -- -- I want you to tell us what kind of doctor you should go to board certified or not.
-- this particular doctor I won't say the specialty probably went for weekend training course and actually sneezed during the proceeds are in his office.
Didn't -- mask -- and when we went to do the follow up weeks later with this bride to be.
She had a huge infection yes you got to be very careful with that and as I said when you -- experienced doctor or surgeons.
You've got to be board certified plastic surgeon who does this all the time always talk about the volume of how many procedures you do.
But the first you mentioned which is really important is that the technology of liposuction has improved.
We've gone from -- They're dry to wet like assumption now -- have ultrasound that I can actually melt and -- the the -- out.
So that's improved and the risk of -- its -- line infections.
They get in the right places -- they do a lot of it is minimum.
When it's indicated it's a great procedure assume it's indicated that's the other key point I don't want everybody out there to guided if you need it tonight and ask the doctor.
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