I've been the same size for the majority of my life. I'd like to get the pooch on my belly, outer and inner thighs, as well as my love handles done. 1. With less fat to suck out will my recovery be easier than women who have more fat? 2. I'm also 28 will this effect my recovery process as well?
Will my Recovery Be Easier Than Larger, Older Women?
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Scoliosis can make one hip appear fuller than the other
You appear to be an excellent candidate. I'm sure you are aware of the fact thar you appear to have a slght scoliosis. The significance is that one hip is slightly higher and will appear fuller after surgery. In the hands of a capable surgeon, you should have a great result. Do your homework!
Recovery from Liposuction
Based on you pictures, you look to be a good candidate for liposuction as you discuss. Recovery is really an individual thing and cannot really be predicted. Every patient is different. However, the more surgery one has, the more recovery that is typically needed. So, small areas of liposuction tend to have quicker recoveries. Good luck with your procedure.
Recovery eaiser than larger older WOMEN
Pain is an individual feeling that is not predictable in any one , but of course the amount of fat tissue to remove will be better when is less , when surgical intervention is shorter, because the agresive procedure is directly proportional to hours and quantity of fat remove , also risks are less and recovery in a person like you is faster , wiht less inflamatory response
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Recovery from Liposuction
You are young and in peak physical condition. This should allow your recovery to proceed with minimal issues. Certainly complications can occur at any age and will slow your recovery. Additionally, people have different responses to pain which can slow recovery. Concerning your areas of interest for liposuction, it appears you do not need liposuction on your thighs. Your love handles and stomach may benefit based on your photo.
Quick recovery from liposuction
Your recovery should be pretty quick. I do recommend setting aside at least a couple of days where you don't have to do anything but putter around the house and take lots of naps. Sometimes, healthy patients like you just can't cool their jets and end up more swollen and sore that is necessary. Don't over do it.
Lisa Lynn Sowder, M.D.
You are in great shape
You appear like an ideal patient for liposuction and you should have a easy recovery. It will feel sore like a hard work out. Always go to a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and a member of ASAPS .
Recovery after liposuction varies from patient to patient
It appears as though you're in good shape and in good health from your photos. Also, it looks like the amount of fat that is going to be removed is not that much. So, your recovery will most likely be easier that those undergoing liposuction of much more fat and those who are not in good health. Depending on your preference, you may be a candidate to get the areas you mentioned treated under local anesthesia only. This will avoid any potential side effects of general anesthesia. Good luck!
Liposuction on non-obese physically fit patients
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