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Who is not a good candidate for liposuction?


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2005-02-04 13:28:06
2005-02-04 13:28:06

With the introduction of newer methods of liposuction, the procedure has become much safer and easier to endure than in the past. But, as with all surgeries, not everyone makes a good candidate for liposuction. Anyone who suffers from chronic health problems such as diabetes or heart or lung disease is not a good candidate. Persistent medical conditions like heart or lung disease can cause complications during the procedure, especially if general anesthesia is involved. Likewise, medications taken to treat these afflictions can cause difficulties with the procedure. It is also possible that healing can take longer. Diabetes is known to present problems with healing. Because of this, your surgeon may advise against the procedure. You must weigh the risks involved. Diabetes and insulin production also affect fat absorption in the body. Discuss with your surgeon how diabetes will influence the effect of your liposuction. Poor circulation can also present problems. Adequate circulation to the treated areas is a key element of the procedure as well as the recovery. Patients who will be having other surgeries, whether medically necessary or not, in or around the area to be treated may be at risk for more complications. Most surgeons discourage having surgery and liposuction in the same area close together. Liposuction is not limited to younger patients, however, some older patients who have reduced elasticity of their skin may find that they do not get the desired results. It is important for the skin to maintain elasticity in order to conform to the new shape created by liposuction. Liposuction is not intended for weight loss. In order to achieve the best results from liposuction, patients should have realistic expectations. Patients who anticipate great weight loss or extraordinary changes are not good candidates for the procedure.

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A good candidate for liposuction is defined as any person who has realistic expectations, is in good health and is likely to be happy with the results of liposuction. Although liposuction can often provide very substantial improvements, it is rare for liposuction results to be absolutely perfect.

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The best candidate for abdomen liposuction are people who are in good health and is 50 years or younger. The older the candidate, wound healing will take longer, as well as, there may be more complications from the surgery. It is best to seek professional advice on this matter so that he/she may evaluate your health condition to see if you are a good candidate or not.

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At a consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon, a patient will be evaluated if they are a likely candidate for Liposuction and whether it will benefit them. The surgeon will want to discuss the patient's medical history, their physical health and well-being, and the goals the wish to attain through Liposuction. The more honest the Liposuction candidate is with the surgeon, the more likely the individual will be happy with their results because the surgeon can inform the candidate if the desired Liposuction results are attainable. Check the related links below for more info

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A person's physiological age is better than his chronological age, so based on how you take care of yourself, you may be a better candidate than most men. It is really based on how your physical muscles size and condition is more than your age in whether you are a good candidate for calf liposuction.

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It can be a very good thing. Like all surgeries there are certain risk. Its particularly beneficial to the obese. Many others can also be helped by liposuction.


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