Liposuction in Uniontown, OH

After successful weight loss, you may notice some persistent problem areas. Some patients may note fat deposits on the abdomen, buttocks or thighs that is resistant to diet and exercise efforts. Liposuction, performed by Dr. Steven Carp of the Uniontown area, can remove these deposits safely and effectively.

What is Liposuction?

Liposuction is a procedure that uses suction to remove stubborn fat deposits using minimally invasive techniques. It can be used almost anywhere on the body, with the upper arms, thighs, buttocks and stomach being the most popular problem spots. You can have liposuction done on its own or in conjunction with other aesthetic procedures such as a facelift or tummy tuck.

Benefits of Liposuction

Patients experience a boost in self-confidence and body positivity as liposuction sculpts away problem areas and enhances natural shape. If you want a firm, tight look and exercise has proven fruitless, liposuction can help you meet your goals. If you have excess skin, you can also schedule to have it tightened during the same time as your liposuction procedure.

How Does Liposuction Work?

Your surgeon will begin with a local anesthetic so you will not be in discomfort during the procedure. Once you’re numb, your surgeon will make a series of small incisions in the area be treated. A thin surgical tube called a cannula is then placed under the skin through these incisions. A vacuum is applied and takes out fat cells. Once the results are achieved, the incisions are cleaned and closed. You can usually go home the same day, without any need for a hospital stay.

This procedure is an appealing way to handle your problem areas without long downtime or a lengthy healing period. You can learn more about what liposuction can do for you by contacting the office of Dr. Steven Carp, M.D., F.A.C.S., located in Ohio, which is also convenient for patients residing near Uniontown.