Can Liposuction Remove Excess Fat on the Back?

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Liposuction is a popular surgical procedure that helps remove excess fat from different body areas. While it's most commonly used on the stomach, hips, and thighs, some wonder if liposuction can be used to remove small fat pockets on the back. The short answer is yes!

Today, board-certified cosmetic surgeon Dr. Otto Huertas will explore your options for liposuction in Dallas. Call Dallas Cosmetic Center to learn the details of fat removal surgery and how we create beautiful and natural-looking body contours.

How does back fat accumulate?

Some people notice fat in certain areas due to genetics or hormone changes. Fat pockets can also accumulate from natural age or changes. Back fat is often difficult to get rid of through diet and exercise alone. You may have a hard time finding the right clothes or feel self-conscious when going to the gym or pool. Liposuction is a body contouring solution that reduces the appearance of unwanted back fat.

What's involved with fat removal surgery?

Dr. Huertas uses a small tube called a cannula to perform liposuction. This device is specially designed to create tiny tunnels through the fatty tissue. Patients notice dramatic improvements in their body contours once the tunnels safely collapse.

Local anesthesia helps ensure that patients are comfortable during cosmetic surgery. Our technology also includes safety features that prevent non-fat tissue from being affected. Patients can enjoy a quick and easy time in recovery with minimal pain and swelling.

Benefits of body contouring procedures at our clinic include:

  • Minimally invasive: Small tubes allow for a less invasive procedure with fewer side effects and less time in recovery.

  • Highly precise: We're experts in sculpting the body with liposuction. We can identify which fat pockets to remove and where they're located on your body.

  • Safe results: Our clinic uses state-of-the-art technology to provide safe and accurate results.

  • Comfortable environment: Patients enjoy a relaxing and comfortable experience during and after surgery.

What are my liposuction options in Dallas?

As we mentioned, liposuction can reduce fat in many areas. Dr. Huertas is most experienced with procedures that involve the back, abdomen, hips, thighs, and buttocks. Of course, a consultation is required to determine if you are a good candidate for liposuction. Our team is always willing to listen to your goals and create personalized cosmetic surgery options to best suit your needs.

How long do liposuction results last?

Results from fat removal surgery are long-lasting if you continue to maintain your weight. Once the fat cells are removed, they cannot accumulate again in that area. But if you gain a significant amount of weight after liposuction, you may notice that your results are not as dramatic. This is why it's important to have realistic expectations about your body contouring procedure and maintain a healthy lifestyle after cosmetic surgery.

Feel confident in your contours

Back fat is one of the most common problems people face today. It may not be as noticeable as fat in the abdomen or thighs, but it is still a cosmetic problem that affects your quality of life.

If you're unhappy with your body contours, or if you've been struggling to reduce back fat through diet and exercise, liposuction may be the right solution for you. Contact Dallas Cosmetic Center to schedule a consultation with board-certified cosmetic surgeon Dr. Otto Huertas and learn how we can help improve your appearance in Dallas.

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.