Liposuction For Your Love HandlesPosted on October 10, 2021
Love handles or flanks refer to the area between the hips and the ribs. This area is prone to developing local fatty deposits. Fatty deposits may develop because of weight gain as well. Diet and exercises in such case can reduce fat to a great extent. Certain people develop love handles because of genetic conditions. There are very few remedies for eliminating this type of fat.
Fortunately, fat in flanks can respond well to minimally invasive liposuction cosmetic surgery. The area is well-defined meaning you can achieve dramatic improvements with little reduction in fatty deposits.
In addition, the skin in the flank area is generally quite elastic. This allows the skin to mold well to new and improved contours following liposuction. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. David Kim provides liposuction body contouring surgery for the love handles to patients in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, CA, and surrounding locations.
Causes for Love Handles to Develop
There are various reasons for love handles to develop, such as aging, pregnancy, hormonal changes, and genetic predisposition for fat to accumulate in the area. It is often not possible to control the development of love handles. However, liposuction can be used for effectively eliminating them and improving the body contours.
Liposuction plastic surgery offers the advantage of permanently removing fatty deposits from the treatment site. However, liposuction doesn’t remove all the fat cells. If you gain weight, your body will accumulate fat deposits again because the remaining fat cells will expand.
Benefits of Flank Liposuction
- Sleeker physique
- Sculpted contours
- Balanced body shape
- Drop in dress size following liposuction since flanks affects clothing size
- Minimally invasive procedure
- Significantly less downtime as compared to other forms of more invasive liposuction
- Predictable and safe procedure
- Needs only local anesthesia
Liposuction Procedure for Love Handles
Your surgeon will use a device called cannula to perform liposuction of the love handles. The cannula is a narrow steel tube which the surgeon will insert delicately into the fat layers of the flanks. The treatment provider will move the cannula back and forth in the layer of fat while keeping it parallel.
This works towards disintegrating the fat cells which can then be suctioned out of the body easily using the vacuum part of the cannula. Your surgeon will perform the procedure using minimally invasive tumescent liposuction technique. This can be used with or without local anesthesia depending on your comfort level.
Different results are produced for male and female patients in flank liposuction cosmetic surgery. The procedure helps in enhancing the feminine body by creating better contours in women. It creates an aesthetically attractive S-shaped curve in the lower back region. This automatically accentuates the buttocks in the process.
The procedure in men creates a more V-shaped body when looked at from behind. Flank reduction also helps in producing a fitter and slimmer appearance in men. Your surgeon will consider various factors throughout the procedure in terms of your body proportions and skin elasticity. This will help towards creating results that are aesthetically appealing and unique.
Cosmetic surgeon Dr. David Kim receives patients from Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, CA, and nearby areas for liposuction fat reduction and body contouring surgery for the love handles.
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