Does Fat Come Back After Liposuction?

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Serving Las Vegas, Henderson, Summerlin, and Nearby Nevada

Posted: July 9, 2020

Patient exercising after liposuction in Las Vegas Liposuction is a highly effective way to get rid of stubborn fat for good. It can treat virtually any part of the body, slimming and smoothing notoriously troublesome areas like the stomach, hips, and thighs.

Our Las Vegas patients enjoy a lasting improvement in their figure following the procedure. Keep reading to learn more about the impressive longevity of liposuction.

Permanently Remove Fat with Liposuction

There are many different liposuction techniques used today, including laser liposuction and ultrasonic liposuction. They all work by removing unwanted fat cells from the body. The fat cells that are removed are gone for good, meaning liposuction results are relatively permanent.

Unfortunately, gaining weight will impact your cosmetic outcome. If you put on a small amount of weight after the procedure, fat cells throughout your body will expand. This may diminish your results. In the case of significant weight gain, existing fat cells will expand, and new fat cells may develop. Even if those things happen, the treated area will still look better than if you never had the procedure.

View before and after photos of our liposuction patients.

Simple Ways to Maintain Your Results

Liposuction can slim and tone your physique. However, it is a cosmetic procedure, not a means of losing weight or preventing future weight gain. Without making an effort to maintain your new figure, you may not enjoy the best, longest-lasting results.

Eating a balanced diet and staying active will go a long way to protect your shape. Meanwhile, incorporating rigorous exercise into your routine will help further enhance your figure. The bottom line is that you should plan on following a healthy lifestyle to maintain your look.

Schedule Your Free Liposuction Consultation Today

If you are interested in learning more about liposuction, call 702-369-1001 to schedule a complimentary consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Stephen Miller. He will gladly provide more details about the results you can expect to achieve in your specific situation. Our practice serves men and women in the greater Las Vegas area, including Summerlin and Henderson.

Stephen M. Miller, MD, PC, FACS
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