Lumps, Dimpling and Hard Pockets 8 Months Post Lipo. Any suggestions? (photos)
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VASER Hi Definition Liposuction / Body Contouring with Fat Grafting -- HI DEFINITION REVISION
Lumpy disfiguration after liposuction
Bad outcomes from liposuction can be difficult and a timeslot possible to correct. At eight months your results are final and will not change from here on. Steroid injections are not the treatment for inappropriately removed fat using liposuction. Bad outcomes are particularly difficult to treat when the procedure was done in an aggressive manner. Patients with loose skin to start with our slightly higher risk for having uneven contours. There's no substitute for expertise, clinical judgment and experience when it comes to, not only, assessing patients but delivering consistent high quality outcomes. Generally the two treatment options are revision liposuction with or without fat transfer. Certain patients may be candidates to convert the procedure to an abdominoplasty to treat the uneven skin contours. It's always a good idea to follow up with your dr., hopefully a board-certified plastic surgeon. You should definitely share your satisfaction or the lack of with him or her. If that person showed you before and after pictures that were dissimilar to your own then you should review the pictures you were shown before the procedure when reviewing your final results. Best, Mats Hagstrom M.D.
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