One of the aspects we most enjoy about the holidays is the food. Many traditions bring certain recipes out only once a year, with each dish served in abundance at family gatherings and office parties. While you look forward with great anticipation to the holiday treats, don’t forget what may come afterwards: the dreaded holiday weight gain! If you overindulged this year, liposuction can help you trim back down.
Holiday Weight Gain
There are plenty of tips to avoid holiday weight gain: limit portions, reduce alcohol consumption, enjoy only one favorite dessert, and exercise daily. While these strategies can work, they won’t all work for everyone.
Some overworked individuals look forward to much-needed R&R and have zero desire to hop on a treadmill during the holidays. Others will only see their loved ones once a year and want to enjoy some deliciously unbridled fun together. Various people limit their sweets for months beforehand so that they can justify their consumption during the holidays. Some are obligated to attend many different parties and events and will politely accept whatever they’re offered at these gatherings.
Whatever the case may be, when avoidance doesn’t work out so well, there is still a way to make things better again. Liposuction can eliminate the stubborn fat and trim down your contours so that your post-holiday body matches your pre-holiday diet.
How Liposuction Can Help
Liposuction is a surgical procedure that can remove stubborn fat from anywhere on the body. Whether the holiday pounds appear on your abdomen, hips, thighs, or another area of your body, liposuction can suction out the excess fat so that the area will become flatter and firmer.
Since it is not designed as a weight loss surgery, liposuction is perfect for individuals who have just a few trouble spots. That is why liposuction is the perfect solution for those who want to get rid of holiday weight gain – because it can correct problem areas with instant results.
Liposuction is performed using various techniques; common options include tumescent liposuction, ultrasound-assisted liposuction, and power-assisted liposuction. With each liposuction technique, anesthesia is first administered and then minor incisions are created in the treatment area. Through these incisions, suction technology extracts the excess fat cells out of the body through a thin, hollow tube called a cannula.
The results of liposuction are immediately visible and include permanent fat removal and a noticeably slimmer treatment area. After a short recovery of a few days, you will be able to return to normal activities with no sign of the unwanted holiday weight gain. This simple surgical procedure is an excellent option for individuals looking for slim down after a little holiday overindulgence or for any individual with troublesome fat deposits who would like a slimmer figure.
To learn more about how liposuction can benefit you, schedule your consultation today with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Mouchantat.