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Is Liposuction Suitable for Ladies with PCOS?

whether any problem is faced while pregnancy due to liposuction for ladies with pcos (polycystic ovary syndrome)

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Liposuction and PCOS?

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Thank you for the question.

As long as you are otherwise a good candidate for liposuction surgery, polycystic ovary syndrome will not be a contraindication.

A good liposuction candidate is a patient who presents with diet and exercise resistant adipose tissue isolated to specific areas. These patients are not  looking for a weight loss solution. On the other hand " ideal weight” can be somewhat arbitrary and is not an  absolute criteria in determining candidates for the procedure.

Good skin elasticity is also an important  attribute  of the patient undergoing liposuction surgery. As we age or gain/lose weight we generally  lose some skin elasticity. After the liposuction procedure we are depending on the skin elasticity to allow the skin envelope to “shrink” to fit the reduced contour resulting from the liposuction procedure.

It may be in your best interests to seek in person consultation with a well experienced board-certified plastic surgeon.

Best wishes.


San Diego Plastic Surgeon
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Liposuction is fine in patients with PCOS

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It is unclear what your question is but you seem concerned that liposuction will be unsafe with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. As long as you have no other contraindications and are near to your ideal weight, you are likely a good candidate if you have areas of disproportionate fat. A board certified Plastic Surgeon will be able to answer all your questions. There is also no impact of liposuction on fertility or on a future pregnancy. Good Luck!

Dr. Mosher

Mathew C. Mosher, MD
Vancouver Plastic Surgeon
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