With flank liposuction should the doctor also remove the back fat around the spare tire or is that a different "area?"
Doctor Answers 2
Flank liposuction - what should it include?
Thank you for asking about your flank liposuction.
- I am sorry your surgeon didn't discuss this with you before surgery.
- If liposuction has to be done in two positions (on your back and on your stomach), it usually is more expensive because it takes longer.
- I think the problem was poor communication before your liposuction -
- So return to your surgeon, show her/him the problem and ask what is needed to get the result you want.
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.