The flank is notorious for accumulating fat. We have nicknamed these areas of excess fat “love handles” and they’re very common on both men and women. Love handles are a perfect example of fat that you just have no control over. Most people who develop love handles are simply pre-disposed to them. Others may find love handles develop over time as they get older or with pregnancy.
Fortunately, liposuction is a very effective treatment for love handles!
What To Expect From Liposuction For Love Handles
Liposuction removes fat from targeted areas via a hollow tube called a cannula. This tube is used to essentially loosen up and suck the fat out of the body. You can say goodbye to your love handles for good!
The ideal candidate for love handle liposuction is healthy with good skin elasticity and distinct areas of excess fat, also called fat pockets. It’s important to be at a healthy weight, such as no more than 20 pounds overweight, and be able to maintain that weight after the procedure. If you plan to lose or gain a large amount of weight at a future date, it would be better to wait until you have met that goal before having liposuction performed.
Liposuction on your love handles will slim your figure but it won’t change your body shape. You may also notice excess skin after the procedure, but over time it will shrink and smooth. After the procedure you may notice some soreness, swelling, and bruising, but this is normal and will fade with time. Even though you may feel sore, gentle movement is good and will be recommended as it promotes circulation. Following post-care treatment and instructions greatly helps with recovery after liposuction.
Liposuction won’t prevent you from gaining weight in the future, so don’t treat it as a cure-all for fat and expect that the weight won’t come back if you don’t take care of yourself. Following good nutrition and exercise habits will have you loving the results of your liposuction for many years to come!
Contact EnLighten Skin & Body Medspa To Find Out If Liposuction Is Right For You
Liposuction is an excellent treatment for managing excess body fat in the flank area. If you feel no love for your love handles, schedule a consultation with EnLighten Skin & Body Medspa to discuss liposuction treatment in Orlando. We can help you feel better about your body and more comfortable in your own skin.
Call 407-857-5476 or make an appointment online to arrange a consultation and find out if love handle liposuction is right for you!