Liposuction is a popular cosmetic procedure that can help you achieve your body contouring goals. But before you decide to go under the knife, there are some important questions you should ask yourself to make sure that liposuction is the right option for you. We’ve put together a list of questions that will help you determine whether you are a good candidate for liposuction.

What are your goals for the procedure?

Before deciding to get liposuction, it’s important to have a clear idea of what you hope to achieve. Liposuction can help you get rid of excess fat in specific areas of your body, but it’s not a substitute for a healthy diet and exercise routine. If you’re hoping to use liposuction as a way to jumpstart a new healthy lifestyle, then it may not be the best option.

Are you at a stable weight?

Liposuction is not a weight loss procedure, and it’s important to be at a stable weight before getting the surgery. While liposuction can remove excess fat, it’s not a solution for obesity or significant weight gain. It’s important to reach your ideal weight through diet and exercise before considering liposuction.

What is your health status?

Liposuction is a surgical procedure and requires some level of general anesthesia, which carries some inherent risks. It’s important to be in good overall health before getting surgery to minimize the risk of complications. If you have any underlying health conditions such as diabetes or heart problems, then it’s important to discuss the risks with your plastic surgeon before moving forward with surgery.

Are you prepared for the recovery process?

Liposuction can be a significant surgery, and recovery can take several weeks or longer. You may experience bruising, swelling, and discomfort after the procedure, and you may need to take time off work or other activities to allow your body to recover fully. It’s important to be prepared for the recovery process and to have a support system in place to help you during this time.

Have you researched your surgeon and the facility?

The success of your liposuction procedure depends on the skill and expertise of your surgeon. It’s important to research your surgeon’s qualifications, experience, and reputation before choosing a facility for your procedure. You should also make sure that the facility is accredited and has a good safety record.

Dr. Marc Wetherington is highly qualified in liposuction. He is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon trained and educated in the classical tradition. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of South Florida in Tampa. Dr. Wetherington then spent the next seven years engaged in surgical training at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis, where he completed the full residency training program in both General Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Take the next step

In conclusion, your journey to body transformation is a personal one, filled with unique considerations and aspirations. Liposuction, under the expert guidance of Dr. Wetherington, may indeed be the key to unlocking your ideal body shape – but it’s important to make an informed decision.

To clarify any doubts and to understand how Dr. Wetherington can tailor the procedure to your specific needs, we invite you to schedule a complimentary consultation. Don’t let uncertainty stand in the way of your body goals. Reach out to us today, because the first step toward your dream body could be just a conversation away.