Facing Facts About Liposuction On The Face

When discussing the different types of cosmetic surgery, liposuction is most brought up in regards to the waist, thighs, and bottom. The image of a giant vacuum hose attached to someone’s tummy is what tends to pop up in most peoples’ heads when thinking about liposuction. And the face? You may have heard more than once about some celebrity getting a face lift, nose job, chin or cheek implants, and even Botox injections.

Liposuction on the face is much more common than you would think. You are probably still thinking about the vacuum hose. Why would someone opt to have liposuction on their face? For the same basic reason many people choose this particular procedure for other parts of their body; the removal of unwanted fat. Men and women looking to lose those cherub cheeks, or smooth out wrinkled skin, and/or shed pockets of fat around the neck may want to take a closer look at liposuction of the face versus some of the other types of surgeries.

As Smooth As A Baby’s Behind

You may no longer have to consider a full face-lift in order to dip into the fountain of youth again. Liposuction of the face is a less serious surgical procedure and does not require general anesthesia. There is also less scarring and a more natural end result; so you appear more like yourself and not like a Barbie doll. The only time you should look like plastic is if there is a credit card taped to your forehead.

Not everyone is an ideal candidate for liposuction on the face. Your surgeon will be able to assist you in making the most informed decision possible. You will want to discuss any and all options available before settling on one procedure. A chemical peel or laser resurfacing is a common follow-up to the liposuction. If you are at all concerned about keeping your tab on the lower side, facial liposuction is going to be less expensive than the face-lift, even with the additional treatments.

If you have not already selected a clinic and physician, this should be your next step after making the commitment to undergo cosmetic surgery. Don’t forget to keep your general practitioner in the loop, as he or she will more than likely need to give verification to the surgeon that you are healthy enough to have surgery. You may also be asked to visit a psychiatrist, to reaffirm why you are electing cosmetic surgery.

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