Why liposuction isn’t a replacement for dieting and healthy eating?

Why liposuction isn’t a replacement for dieting and healthy eating?

Dieting and healthy eating are essential components of a healthy lifestyle. Liposuction in Sydney according to Dr Hodgkinson is not used for obese patients or patients with a high BMI.  Liposuction is used mainly for people who have already tried dieting and eating well, may have had nutritional advice but are “trapped” by the genetics of their shape.  For example, their mother may have “heavy” buttocks, thighs and knees and these can tend to be a genetic predisposition that cannot be avoided.

Liposuction, which is really “Liposculpture” anticipates the improvement of a shape of a patient, the figure in a female and the torso and shape in a male.  It is important in liposuction to encourage patients not to diet prior to surgery and the ideal is to be able to maintain a normal lifestyle with healthy eating and exercise after the unfortunate saddlebags, thighs, hips or “man boobs” have been removed

About Dr Darryl Hodgkinson

Dr. Darryl J. Hodgkinson is recognized world-wide as an expert in aesthetic plastic surgery with more than thirty years of experience in both aesthetic and plastic/reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Hodgkinson did his plastic surgical training at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in the United States and is amongst an elite group of a very few surgeons to hold two degrees in plastic surgery from American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons, Canada.

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