Plastic + Reconstructive Surgery
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Eric F. O’Neill, M.D.
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
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A lot of people tend to have an uninformed idea of what liposuction is. Simply put, it is surgery that reshapes specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits. What it does, in the process, is improve body contours and proportion. There are a number of advantages offered by liposuction surgery, starting with the fact that one treatment may be enough to reshape perceived problem areas. It can also be performed with local or general anesthesia and can offer more predictable and consistent results than noninvasive treatments.
Good candidates for liposuction surgery
It is always better to consider liposuction only if excess fat deposits do not respond to diet or exercise. Those interested in liposuction should recognize that good candidates for the procedure are nonsmokers, and adults within 30% of their ideal weight who have good muscle tone and firm, elastic skin. It is also important for an individual to be healthy and not have any medical conditions or life-threatening illnesses that can impair the healing process. Finally, a positive outlook helps, along with specific goals for body contouring.
What liposuction surgery can and cannot do
Liposuction surgery can help with your abdomen and waist, thighs, upper arms, inner knee, hips,and buttocks, back, calves and ankles, chest, chin,and neck. It can also be performed with other plastic surgery procedures such as a tummy tuck or breast reduction. What it cannot dois treat obesity or become a substitute for proper diet and exercise. It is also not very effective for treating cellulite orsaggy skin.
Understanding the risks
It is important to have a better understanding of liposuction surgery, its benefits,and potential complications. If you are considering it, some of the risks include bruising, a change in skin sensation, risks associated with anesthesia, infections, irregular pigmentation, swelling, and damage to deeper structures such as muscles, nerves and blood vessels. There are other risks too, which a qualified surgeon can explain.
ContactDr. O’Neill for liposuction surgery
Eric F. O’Neill MD, a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, has successfully performed liposuction surgery in Texas for years. He is also board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. For more information about the procedure or costs, contactDr. O’Neill today.
Dr. Eric O’Neill is a board-certified plastic surgeon who takes great pride in helping each patient stay true to themselves. While the procedures he performs often transform his patients, his goal isn’t to make you into something you’re not. It’s to accentuate what you have, allowing your own beauty to show through.
Dr. O’Neill offers many procedures that are designed to control the body’s aging process, minimizing the visual effects it has on your body. The aging process can cause the skin to lose its elasticity, causing wrinkles and lines to form.
Rejuvenation procedures can be performed to tighten and tone your skin, giving it a youthful, more vibrant appearance.
When you look your best, you feel better about yourself. Your physical appearance changes as you get older and can allow you to create a self-image for yourself that is less than flattering. Even if you live as healthy a life as possible, your body will still change in ways you may not like or appreciate.
For changes that don’t have to do with the aging process, he can help with those areas as well.
Plastic surgery that helps to bring out the symmetrical lines of your face or a tummy tuck after losing several pounds are both great ways to improve your physical appearance and give you the chance to let the inner you shine through.
If you’ve been involved in an accident or experienced a traumatic illness that has resulted in visible scarring, there’s no need to be self-conscious. Dr. O’Neill can reduce many different types of scars and help you get back to the person you were before the trauma.
Let Dr. O’Neill Help
When you are making the decision to improve your appearance and want answers to important questions, call the office of Dr. Eric O’Neill. Dr. O’Neill is a reputable, board-certified plastic surgeon who serves the residents of Waco, Texas and many of the surrounding communities. Schedule your appointment today to find out how he can bring out your inner beauty!