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I want Liposuction on my hips, thighs, rear & stomach. I want to remove excess fat that has bothered me. I am 5'6" 150 lbs.

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Liposuction

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You might very well be a good candidate for liposuction, but without seeing the amount of fat you have or the quality of your skin, I can not say for sure.


Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 15 reviews

I want Liposuction on my hips, thighs, rear & stomach. I want to remove excess fat that has bothered me. I am 5'6" 150 lbs.

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    If you provide pictures, I can help evaluate what may be best for you.  I perform 2 or 3 multiple area liposuction procedures each day 5 days a week.

Kenneth Hughes, MD

Los Angeles, CA

Kenneth B. Hughes, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 180 reviews

Liposuction to treat unwanted fat deposit s

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Thanks for your inquiry. 2 important considerations when addressing you're concern. The first is the inherent elasticity of your skin....do you have significant excess, loose or saggy skin or is your skin relatively firm in the areas of fatty deposits? If your young and your skin elasticity is good, liposuction alone may be adequate to provide you with the results you desire. If not, then you may require liposuction +/- surgical removal of excess skin.

The second consideration and arguably the single most important decision you'll make in this process is choosing a Plastic Surgeon Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. When considering cosmetic surgery of anykind, accept NO substitute. Find a board certified plastic surgeon in your area and take the time to visit him/her for a consultation. It will be time well spent. Be open and direct regarding your concerns and aesthetic goals. You and your surgeon can then outline a plan that will fit your expectations, lifestyle and budget, all of which are important factors to consider before investing the time, energy and finances to pursue plastic surgery.

Best of luck!

Jonathan R. Fugo, DO
Newburgh Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 3 reviews

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Liposuction to Body

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You would need to post photos for us to help.  I suggest a consultation with a cosmetic dermatologist or plastic surgeon with experience in body contouring not just fat removal. Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
San Francisco Dermatologic Surgeon
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I want Liposuction on my hips, thighs, rear & stomach. I want to remove excess fat that has bothered me. I am 5'6" 150 lbs.

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Good morning. You need to provide more information such as your age range, Kids? no kids? and definitely photos. the photos should be taken without your face, front, back and side views.

Without this basic info it's impossible for anyone to give you an accurate assessment. Think about it.......what if you've had kids and have a belly that hangs and is full of stretch marks..........you would not be a candidate for lipo.

I'll be happy to update my answer. In our office we use TouchMD which is a web based program in which patients have the ability to load their picture unto the program. I then evaluate them and can actually draw on the picture to show a potential patient where the incisions would be located and how the procedure is to be realized. It's all done to comply with HIPPA which is the federal law that protects the patient's medical information. Look them up.

We take care of quite a number of patients from outside the Miami area.

Jose Perez-Gurri, MD
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