There are several reasons why liposuction is one of the top five most popular plastic surgeries in the U.S., according to recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. With quick and precise fat removal in Brandon, FL, liposuction can instantly remove fat from unwanted areas that were resistant to diet and exercise. This fat removal procedure is ideal for even the healthiest individuals that still struggle with losing pockets of fat, achieving their body goals.

Liposuction Results

Initially, VASER liposuction in Tampa Bay provides an immediate transformation of the body. Several patients consider this procedure for a permanent solution too. In fact, one of the most frequent questions board-certified plastic surgeons near Lakeland get asked is, “will the fat accumulate again after surgery?”

Liposuction – The Permanent Fat Removal

While there are various techniques that plastic surgeons use for liposuction, such as VASER® or Smartlipo, all the methods focus on removing fat cells from treatment areas. During the procedure, a cannula, or a small tube, and a suction-assisted device to remove these pesky fat cells. And in return, liposuction does remove the fat cells permanently.

But can the fat return?

Although we would all enjoy the results that last forever – it is possible for fat to return after liposuction, but only if you don’t continue with a healthy diet and exercise lifestyle. The more weight you gain after your procedure, the longevity of the results will not last.

Maintaining Your Liposuction Results

The most effective way to maintain your liposuction results is to continue a healthy lifestyle with proper diet and exercise and stay close to or at your goal weight. It’s important to follow all of the post-liposuction instruction provided by your plastic surgeon as well to increase the longevity of your aesthetic investment.


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Dr. Shienbaum is a double board-certified plastic surgeon with over 30 years of experience in all forms of Cosmetic Surgery, including Liposuction, Tummy Tuck, Brazilian Butt Lifts, Mommy Makeovers, and Breast Augmentations. He provides these services for anyone willing to travel to Tampa Bay area, including Riverview, Lakeland, Brandon, and Tampa, FL. For more information, please visit