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How Long Until Liposuction Results Show?

Anyone having liposuction will be keen to see the results of their surgery as quickly as possible. However, those results may not be visible straight away. It can take some time for the results of your procedure to show. In fact, it can take as long as six months to see the full impact. In some cases, you may see an improvement right away, but no one can guarantee the results. It’s essential to wait for at least three months to see improvement. By that time, significant slimming of the treated area should be noticeable.

Will I Notice Any Difference The Day After Surgery?

You probably won’t notice any difference the day after your liposuction procedure. Some people may notice a slight improvement depending on the amount and location where surgeons remove the fat. Others won’t see any difference at all on the day following surgery. In fact, immediately after surgery, there is usually significant swelling and bruising of the treated area. As a result, the area will often look larger. It could even look bigger than it was before surgery! There is no cause for concern, though, as if you’re patient, you will see results once the swelling has subsided.

Will I See The Full Result Within Six Months?

In almost every case, you should see the full result of your lipo surgery within six months of the procedure. It’s essential to be patient and wait the full length of time to see your full results. That gives your body plenty of time to heal and time for it to adapt to its new contours. All of the swelling due to the procedure will have gone down after six months. Your new physique should be easier to see after the six-month mark.

Why Is My Skin Lumpy After Liposuction?

Some women worry that their skin appears uneven and lumpy after their liposuction procedure. Usually, this lumpiness and unevenness will be a temporary effect. It can take a while for the skin to re-drape correctly to its new contours and return to its natural position. The outcome, if you’ve chosen a skilled surgeon, should be smooth and even. It could take some time for you to see this smooth result, though. If there is still uneven skin and lumps after six months, you should seek advice from your surgeon.

How Can I Maximize The Results Of My Liposuction?

There are many things you can do to maximize the results of your liposuction procedure. Here are a few of them:

  • Always follow your surgeon’s advice both before and after your procedure. A good surgeon will tell you what to do and what not to do pre and post-surgery. Take care to adhere to all of these things to ensure the best outcome.
  • Avoid smoking, vaping, and alcohol both before and immediately after your procedure. All three of these things can have a negative effect on the healing process.
  • Stay well hydrated after your surgery. You need to hydrate your body in the best of times, but especially after a liposuction procedure.
  • Exercise as recommended by your surgeon. Only exercise gently at first until your surgeon gives you the green light to take on exercise that is more strenuous.
  • Eat healthily. Eating a diet that is rich in lean protein, fruit and vegetables is always a good idea. After a liposuction procedure, though, it’s especially important. Your body needs good nutrition to heal well.
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle in the long term. You can gain weight after liposuction if you don’t exercise regularly and eat healthily. To avoid weight gain in the future, you must maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  • Wear your compression garment as prescribed. Your surgeon will give you a compression garment to wear immediately after your procedure. They will tell you how to wear it, and how to long to wear it for. Compression garments are essential for speedier and more effective healing. Make sure you follow the advice of your surgeon to benefit from an optimal recovery.

Will Liposuction Results Last Forever?

The results of liposuction can last forever, but you need to do your part to maintain the beautiful outcome. You need to maintain a long-term healthy lifestyle with regular exercise and a healthy diet. If you fail to do this, you can gain weight after your surgery. No new fat cells can grow in the treated area, but the remaining fat cells can expand. Also, you may develop more fat in another location. The result could be a disproportionate look that is aesthetically unappealing. If you gain weight after your procedure, you may need more surgery in the future. Therefore, putting in the effort to maintain your results is vital.

The best way to ensure the very best outcome from your liposuction surgery is to choose a skilled surgeon. Contact Dr. Su at ArtLipo to find out more about arranging your procedure.

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