The Good and Bad of Liposuction

Imagine walking down the street in a body that has just gone through liposuction. Will you be happy and more confident? Or will you feel terrible about your body? The pros and cons of liposuction are a debate between a large number of people. One group feels as though the benefits of liposuction completely outweigh the downs of it while the other group feels that the body will go through more damage with it. Before we get to that, what is liposuction? Liposuction is a popular way to get rid of excess fat from different areas of the body. Parts of the body liposuction can be performed on range from the arms, thighs, abdomen, and parts of the face. It can also be used for breast reduction on females.

What happens is they, first, administer an anesthetic. Once that takes effect, surgeons create small incisions into the desired areas and insert a suction device in areas between the skin and the muscle to remove excess fat. The length of the procedure can vary from how much fat that needs to be removed.

Now that it’s known what liposuction is and how it’s done, we can get down to the pros and cons of this “get skinny fast” scheme.

Liposuction makes it much easier to exercise because of the mobility it can give. When a body is too bulky, more energy is exerted trying to perform vigorous activities compared to one with a smaller body that contains less fat. In addition to that, liposuction can also regulate cholesterol levels. Too much cholesterol leads to dangerous problems like heart disease. Removing all this fat will help keep the body from having too much of it, resulting in a healthier body. Liposuction will also give the person who received it a “motivational boost” meaning that they will be more inclined to stick to a long-term plan of working out and eating right.

Although less fat is good, liposuction may make it a bad thing to remove too much. When too much is removed, it can make cellulite appear a lot worst. Another con is that the person who has received it cannot gain weight again, as gaining weight will cause the fat to store in untreated parts of the body. When a part of the body has fat removed from it, the fat will not return to the same spot that was treated. Liposuction, during the treatment, will also give a risk of burn. Add that with the risk of puncture wounds and it is possible to have the result of grotesque skin.

Looking at the pros and cons of liposuction, it is best not to view this surgery as a way to lose weight fast without taking any risks. The ultimate decision is up to the client to decide whether or not it is easier creating a workout plan or just having the fat taken out of them. The decision of having liposuction done to various parts of the body can be difficult but, with enough research, the choice can easily be made.