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What No Surgical Procedure Can I Do to Make my Liposuction Dimpling Go Away? (photo)

A little over a year ago I had liposuction done. I went back in three months later and had the remainder fat removed due to the first time not being successful. Now that the swelling is gone and I am leaner... I notice a lot of dimpling in my abdomen. In have undergone 10 laser sessions that have not helped tighten skin or minimize internal scaring. Are there any other non surgical procedures that I can utilize to help the dimpling go away as well as tighten skin? Thank you!

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Nonsurgical Procedures to Improve Dimpling after Liposuction


    I am not sure there are any very effective nonsurgical procedures to correct dimpling.  Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA

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Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Dimpling after liposuction


Correcting dimpling after liposuction takes careful planning -

  • was too little fat removed in some areas
  • is the skin itself loose
  • is adherent scar the problem
  • If there is scarring, is it in skin, fat or muscle.
  • was too much fat removed in some areas
  • Can the problem(s) be improved? If so, what is needed.

Problem analysis is crucial. Treatment depends on the problem. 

Sit down with your plastic surgeon - or see a new one who should be a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon - to sort this out. Hopes this helps!

Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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Post-liposuction defects


dimpling, uneveness and loose skin can result after the liposuction and its very common. u can try Thermage which can sometimes help to tighten up the loose skin or perhaps Liposonix which can also help to tighten


New York Dermatologic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

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