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Does Fat Come Back After Liposuction?

The answer to the question “does fat come back after liposuction” is a qualified “no.” The fat won’t return after a liposuction procedure as long as you live a healthy lifestyle. If you maintain a well-balanced diet and exercise regularly, you should keep a healthy body weight. If you fail to do this, though, the fat could definitely come back. If you gain weight after your procedure, you could see the fat returning. Therefore, you need to take a proactive approach to retain your new physique.

Will The Fat Return In The Same Place?

You need to continue to take care of your body after liposuction, because if you gain weight, the fat may not return in the area that you had treated. Your surgeon permanently removes the fat from the treated area. We cannot grow any more fat cells once we reach adulthood. Therefore, if the fat is gone, it is gone for good. However, the remaining fat cells may grow and expand. It can be a slower process but left unaddressed, but it will happen. Also, the fat can return to a different area of the body. It could cause a disproportionate look that is aesthetically unappealing. As a result, you may need to have more surgery to restore your slim silhouette.

Will My Body Return To Its Old Shape If I Gain Weight?

You may be worried about what will happen if you put on weight after your surgery. You may be asking whether you’ll go back to the way you looked before surgery. Your body may or may not return to its old shape if you put on weight. It will depend on how much weight you gain. If you only gain a few pounds, your shape is unlikely to change significantly. If you put on a lot of weight, though, you could find your old shape returning. It’s best to prevent this from happening in the first place.

How Can I Stop Fat From Coming Back After Liposuction?

Although fat can return after liposuction, you can be proactive to prevent it. There are steps you can take to ensure your new, slim silhouette stays the same for years to come. Here are some top tips to bear in mind after your procedure:

  • Eat healthy in the long term. Maintaining a healthy diet for the rest of your life is the best way to prevent weight gain. Make sure to consume plenty of fruit, vegetables, and lean protein. Eat smaller meals and limit the amount of sugar and fat you eat.
  • Stay well hydrated. It’s imperative to drink plenty of water if you’re exercising or if you live in a dry, hot environment. Dehydration causes the skin to dry out and lose elasticity. It will negatively affect the result of your surgery.
  • Exercise frequently. Scheduling regular workouts is essential to help you maintain a healthy body weight. High cardio exercise is beneficial since it improves muscle tone and burns calories simultaneously. Staying active in the long term will enable you to stay slim and toned and prevent weight gain.
  • Follow your surgeon’s advice. Before your surgery, your cosmetic surgeon will give you advice about what to do and what to avoid. They can give you tailored information to suit your circumstances and lifestyle. Following their advice before and after your procedure will help to maintain the outcome in the long term.

If you take these steps, you give yourself the best chance of staying slim and toned after your procedure.

Can I Have More Liposuction If The Fat Returns?

You’re probably asking if it’s possible to have more liposuction if your fat comes back. If you gain weight after your liposuction procedure, it’s possible to have a second surgery. A surgeon can remove fat either from the same area of the body or a different area. It’s a costly solution, though, and you’ll have to go through another period of recovery. It’s far better to prevent the fat from returning in the first place by taking a proactive approach.

It’s also important to remember that you need to be at or close to your ideal weight to have liposuction. If you’ve gained a significant amount of weight, you may need to lose some pounds first before undergoing surgery again. That can be a time-consuming process as it can be challenging to lose the weight that you have gained.

Of course, it is also very disheartening to gain weight after you’ve achieved your ideal body shape. It can cause your self-esteem and self-confidence to plummet. For this reason, it’s best to try your hardest to stay slim after your procedure.

To find out more about how to maintain your shape after liposuction, contact the ArtLipo team. Dr. Su specializes in the liposuction field. He can give you the advice you need to keep your new, slim body shape.

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