How much weight do you lose with liposuction?
Liposuction is not a weight loss procedure. However, most people lose about five pounds of fat. Liposuction is approved by the FDA for the removal of up to 11 pounds of fat.
How many inches can lipo remove from your waist?
Most patients will lose between one and two inches from their waist with targeted liposuction in this area.
Can fat come back after lipo?
Liposuction permanently removes fat cells from the treatment area. Fat cells will not grow back in that area. However, they can grow in other areas if you gain weight.
Does lipo leave scars?
Scarring depends on age, genetics, and other factors, but scars are generally quite minimum, about the size of a small dot. Scars will likely fade over the next months.
What is the ideal BMI for liposuction?
This can vary from person to person. Typically, a BMI under 30 is ideal. A BMI of 30 or higher can put patients at a greater risk for complications.