The State Of Liposuction In 2014
By Hadi Rassael on May 20, 2014
How popular is liposuction? The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons has the answer; according to its annual report, liposuction remained the most popular cosmetic procedure in 2013. The ASAPS also revealed that liposuction grew in popularity by 16.3 percent last year, making it one of the fastest growing procedures in the country.
In some ways, this report seems counterintuitive. New, non-invasive lipo alternatives hit the market every year, and you’d expect the procedure’s popularity to wane with the growing amount of competition. However, there are a few reasons why you shouldn’t underestimate the staying power of this fat-reduction procedure.
More Men Are Seeking Lipo Than Ever Before
The Telegraph claims that more men than ever before have been considering liposuction as a route to washboard abs. These are men who go to gyms and workout three or four days per week to get a strong core. However, it’s not uncommon for them to realize that the benefit of their hard work is hidden under a thin layer of stubborn fat.
The truth is, even the most grueling workout regimen won't help some individuals lose that layer of abdominal fat, especially if they’ve recently worked off a beer gut or a baby bump. Both genetic and dietary issues can make it incredibly challenging to achieve that chiseled, toned look you see so often in Hollywood blockbusters. Fortunately, a cosmetic surgeon can help.
If you’re looking into liposuction in Washington D.C., come visit Millennium Medical. We’ll customize our procedures to meet your specific needs.
You’re sure to get the results you’re looking for because we offer a wide variety of surgical procedures, which allows you to pick and choose exactly what you want. To schedule a consultation with a surgeon in your area, call us at 301-652-9005.
Fat-Transfer Procedures Rely On Liposuction
The ASAPS also reported a 58 percent increase in popularity for the Brazilian butt lift, making it the fastest growing cosmetic procedure in the United States. Butt lifts and other fat-transfer procedures are relatively new to the surgery scene and represent a breakthrough in cosmetic medicine.
These surgeries use fat that cosmetic surgeons have harvested from previous lipo procedures to increase the volume of certain areas of the body. For instance, your surgeon could trim the fat from any problem areas, like your stomach or thighs, and then inject it into other, more desirable areas, like your breasts or buttocks, for a truly body-contouring effect.
Patients love fat-transfers because they utilize natural tissues rather than manufactured fillers. Their success rate also happens to be fairly high because the body is much more likely to accept its own tissue than an unnatural chemical compound.
In recent times, women have been taking advantage of fat transfers to alter their figure from pear-shaped to hourglass, but few know that transferring fat is an integral part of many facial procedures, as well. Surgeons use facial fat transfers to fill in acne scars, shallow cheeks and deep wrinkles.
With all of the benefits that fat transfers have to offer, it’s unlikely that we’ll see a decrease in the popularity of liposuction any time soon.
If you’re ready to schedule a liposuction or fat-transfer procedure, call us today. At Millennium Medical, we pride ourselves on staying on the cutting edge of both surgical and non-invasive procedures.
To learn more about any of the cosmetic surgeries we offer, call 301-652-9005.
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