What would be my biggest areas to focus on for tumecent liposuction? (photo)

I am 21 years old and i have never felt good about by shape. After going to a consultation a year ago i was recommended to have my outer and inner thighs, by upper and lower abs, and my love handles treated. I am 165 lbs and stand 5'9" tall. Being so young i am very wary about spending the 8500 i was quoted for the procedure. I would like more opinions on which areas are the most important to achieve a more balanced hour glass figure.

Doctor Answers (4)

Sculpt and strengthen core area first

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Nwgereen,

Your hesitance about having many areas treated at once is common and understandable. If you choose to proceed with sculpting your figure in 2 separate treatments, then I recommend starting with your core area (abdomen, love handles). Given your good skin tone and well-defined areas you should have excellent results. Your satisfaction from treating these areas will likely make you more enthusiastic about proceeding with your thighs.

From your photos, I can also see that you ride or train horses. I have found that people who spend a lot of time riding and/or training horses feel very rewarded after treating their thighs because riding jeans tend to fit much better after sculpting these areas...

Good luck!


Bellevue Dermatologic Surgeon
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Liposuction of the full abdomen and hips(flanks) really improves a person's shape.

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From your photos, i would concentrate on getting tumescent lipo under local on the full abdomen and hips(flanks) for roughly $5500 on special. A 2nd procedure to do your thighs and knees for again the same price would be great and can be done just 2 days later. Sincerely,

David Hansen,MD

David Hansen, MD
Beverly Hills Dermatologic Surgeon
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What would be my biggest areas to focus on for tumescent liposuction?

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Liposuction of the abdomen, flanks, and medial thighs would produce a very nice change and could be done for less than $8500. Liposuction results are highly surgeon dependent. Find a plastic surgeon with ELITE credentials who performs hundreds of liposuction procedures each year. Then look at the plastic surgeon's website before and after photo galleries to get a sense of who can deliver the results.

Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA

Kenneth B. Hughes, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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