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Preparing For Liposuction – Listen Up, Guys!

Monday, November 19th, 2018

liposuctionFor men who want to achieve an ideal body shape and enhance the appearance of their pecs and abs, liposuction may be just the ticket. Liposuction is popular with men and women alike because of it’s proven body-changing results. More men are currently taking advantage of liposuction at the Center for Plastic Surgery.

Read on to learn about a few things you can do before your procedure to ensure optimum results:

6 months before:
•Schedule an evaluation consultation with your surgeon and take a list of any questions you may have.
•Have a complete physical to make sure you don’t have any health conditions that could interfere with liposuction.
•Quit smoking because it interferes with recovery.
•Maintain a regular exercise routine and healthy eating habits. For best results, you should lose as much weight as you safely can before your liposuction procedure.

3 weeks before:
•Reduce your alcohol consumption.
•Arrange for time off work, and for help with daily tasks while you recover.
•Confirm your surgery date ask any remaining questions.
•Make sure you have someone to take you home following the procedure.

1 to 2 weeks before:
•Avoid taking anti-inflammatory drugs (aspirin and ibuprofen) since they can contribute to excess bleeding.
•The day before surgery and the day of surgery: Carefully follow the instructions given you by your surgeon. These may or may not include not eating or drinking the night before the surgery and what type of clothing you should wear the day of the surgery.

These are simple and very loose guidelines. For specific instructions you should always consult your surgeon. To learn more about liposuction and the many other procedures ,we invite you to call to schedule a consultation appointment, today: (828) 526-3783.

Thank you for your business over the years! Dr. Buchanan is closing his practice and the Center For Plastic Surgery's last day open will be January 31, 2023.