Unwanted fat deposits can often be unresponsive to diet and exercise. In these situations, one of the best options to eliminate stubborn fat from the body is through liposuction, a targeted form of fat removal. As one of the most common plastic surgeries in world, liposuction is considered both safe and effective. Dr. Naveen Ahuja, a double board-certified plastic surgeon in NYC, specializes in liposuction techniques to help you look your best and feel confident. Liposuction can be very targeted, involving a small area with minimal downtime or can involve an entire body transformation, depending on your goals!

The Benefits Of Liposuction

Liposuction is one of the most popular forms of body contouring, offering many benefits, including:

Am I A Good Candidate?

The best way to verify that you are eligible for a safe and successful liposuction procedure is to schedule a consultation with Dr. Naveen Ahuja. Based on a physical examination and a review of your medical history, he will be able to tell you whether liposuction is right for you.

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Other Things To Consider Before Getting Liposuction

Patient education is an essential part of our practice, and we always strive to help men and women make informed treatment decisions. As you consider getting liposuction, here are a few common inquiries. We welcome you to contact our NYC practice directly with any additional questions.

Are There Any Risks Involved?

There may be risks with any surgical procedure depending on your health and medical conditions. However, liposuction is generally considered a safe option, especially when you choose a highly trained plastic surgeon who will carefully evaluate your eligibility for surgery.

Will I Need To Request Extensive Time Off From Work?

Having liposuction will result in some scarring, but Dr. Naveen Ahuja works hard to conceal all scars in natural creases (belly button, under breast) or inconspicuous spots that hide under clothing. Dr. Naveen Ahuja will talk with you in advance about different ways to conceal and minimize your scarring. Following aftercare instructions is an important way for you to minimize the appearance of your scars.

Does My Insurance Cover The Procedure?

Most insurance plans will not cover liposuction, but our office is here to help you navigate questions related to insurance and financing. We strive to keep our services as accessible as possible.

How Long Will My Results Last?

One of the primary benefits of liposuction is that the results can last for a long time, assuming you carefully follow all aftercare instructions and maintain your body weight through healthy lifestyle choices.

Is Getting Liposuction Really Worth It?

Ultimately, only you can decide whether the procedure is worth it, but do note that most patients who have liposuction are pleased with their final results.

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