In the initial consultation for liposuction, plastic surgeons evaluate the size of the unwanted fat for removal and the location of the fat. Undoubtedly, some areas of the body that have fat are more difficult to lose than others. In fact, genetics may make losing fat is some areas of the body virtually impossible.
Plastic surgeons will want to understand your fitness routine and diet to ensure that you have taken every step to remove unwanted fat through traditional techniques. So, prior to stepping into a plastic surgeon’s office for liposuction, be certain to dedicate six to eight weeks time of exercise and diet in order to take every type of precaution before undergoing a liposuction procedure.
The Exercise Component
Ask yourself the following questions to help identify your candidacy for liposuction treatment. The more questions you answer yes to, the greater the possibility that liposuction is right for you.
Body Fat: Have you tried cardiovascular exercise? Cardiovascular exercise is the only type of exercise that removes fat. In laymen terms, cardiovascular exercise elevates the heart rate and processes oxygen much for quickly and efficiently through all areas of the body. This oxygen works like fuel which dissolves unwanted fat. By the same token, muscle strength training has been known to significantly improve the
Knee Fat: Have you tried fitness equipment such as the leg extension, leg curl and leg press first? Excessive fat on the knees may be improved through traditional means such as leg extension and leg press equipment exercises. This equipment builds the muscles underlying the fat and creates the appearance of strengthened muscles instead of fat.
Stomach Fat: Have you tried the abdominal crunch fitness equipment machine? Most often, stomach crunches alone may not be all that is required for the removal of unwanted abdominal fat. The stomach has a foundation of very strong muscles that may become lax over time. Lax muscles may lend the appearance of unwanted fat. For these reasons, the abdominal crunch machine which is located at some health fitness centers can be very useful for strengthening lax muscles and improving the appearance of fat on the abdomen.
Arm Fat: Have you tried free weight exercises? Fat located on the arm is another area that is a likely troublesome area for women and men. Arm fat may be improved through bicep and tricep curls with free weights that are individually appropriate in weight.
Leg Fat: Have you tried inner and outer thigh machines, leg extension, leg curl and leg press? Fat located on the inner and outer thighs may be improved several ways. The inner and outer thigh fitness machine located at fitness centers helps to improve the appearance of thigh fat. The leg extension, leg curl and leg press are other types of fitness equipment that should be used in conjunction with the inner and outer thigh machine to improve the appearance of leg fat.
The Diet Factor
Exploring your diet regimen can also help contribute to the information that a plastic surgeon would require to know that liposuction is right for you. The more you answer yes, the greater the possibility that liposuction is right for you.