When You Get Liposuction Does the Fat Come Back?

Author Gertrude Brogi

Posted Nov 9, 2022

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Liposuction is a popular cosmetic procedure that can remove unwanted fat deposits from various areas of the body, such as the abdomen, thighs, arms, and neck. Although liposuction can be an effective way to improve your appearance, it is important to understand that the fat cells removed during the procedure will not come back. However, it is possible for new fat cells to develop in other areas of the body over time.

To maintain the results of your liposuction procedure, it is important to live a healthy lifestyle and maintain a healthy weight. If you gain weight after liposuction, the new fat cells that develop will be distributed evenly throughout your body, and not just in the areas where you had the procedure.

If you are considering liposuction, it is important to consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon to discuss your goals and expectations. During your consultation, the surgeon will assess your areas of concern and determine if liposuction is right for you.

What happens if the fat does come back?

If the fat does come back, it will be stored in the body as extra energy. This extra energy will be used to keep the body warm, to repair tissue, and to produce hormones. The body will also have a higher metabolism, which means that it will burn more calories.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can liposuction remove fat deposits around internal organs?

No, liposuction cannot remove fat deposits around internal organs.

What is liposuction and how does it work?

Liposuction is a surgical procedure that uses a suction technique to remove fat from specific areas of the body, such as the abdomen, hips, thighs, buttocks, arms or neck. Liposuction also shapes (contours) these areas. The liposuction process begins by making an incision into the desired area(s). Then, using a medical-grade vacuum machine, the surgeon decreases the size of the fat cells by extracting them with a thin tube called a cannula. This often requires several treatments over a period of several weeks or months. There are several types of liposuction: 1) Body contouring – designed to improve overall body shape and symmetry. 2) Lipoplasty – used to correct age-related thinning or skin laxity in facial features (cheeks, chin, forehead), neck or chest.

Do fat cells grow back after liposuction?

When fat is removed by liposuction, the fat cells and deposits are gone for good (you do not create new fat cells after the age of 18).

What happens to your body when you have liposuction?

When you have liposuction, the fat cells and deposits are gone for good. Your body will create newfat cells only if you gain weight after the surgery.

Can I gain weight after liposuction?

The results of your liposuction will not immediately vanish if you gain a few pounds; however, weight gain is still possible after body contouring surgery. The areas where liposuction was performed will accumulate fat slower compared to untreated areas, but they are not immune. Your surgeon may recommend ways to manage your weight post-op so that you do not gain too much weight.

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