The Fat Thermostat: Liposuction Does Not Change Total Body Fat

The Fat Thermostat: Liposuction Does Not Change Total Body Fat

Interesting study findings from Dr Mario Diana in Brazil.

We have known for some time that surgical fat removal does not impact on overall weight, and its important for us as plastic surgeons to educate our patients before they undergo this popular procedure.

Post operative diet control and exercise programmes must be part of the ongoing maintenance programme.

Visceral fat (the fat that surrounds the vital abdominal organs) gains are the main concern here, as they can impact on overall health.

I tend to refer to liposuction as ‘body contouring’ which removes any connotation of weight loss/weight control.

Patients need to be thoroughly briefed prior to undergoing this type of surgery. Liposuction is not a quick fix for weight loss….

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About Ms Angelica Kavouni FRCS EBOPRAS

Ms Angelica Kavouni MD FRCS EBOPRAS On the UK’s specialist register and member of EBOPRAS, Ms Angelica Kavouni is one of the UK's most requested female cosmetic surgeons. A regular TV and print media commentator, Angelica has become known for her minimal scarring facelift and breast surgery. An increasing number of women also seek her for female body contouring of all varieties from straight forward liposculpting to ‘Yummy Mummy’ combination surgery, involving any type of breast enhancement with tummy tuck and/or labiaplasty. Also passionate about non-invasive anti-ageing, Angelica has set up her own in-house medispa (the Kosmesis Skin Clinic) featuring several key aesthetic skincare devices, which compliment her surgical practice. Kosmesis Skin Clinic is a unique skincare destination. Not only a stand-alone non-surgical unit housing state-of-the-art solutions for all skin issues, the Kosmesis Skin Clinic acts as an invaluable adjunct to the surgical facility also based at 129 Harley Street. Our experienced aesthetic nurse practitioners work to Medical Director Ms Angelica Kavouni’s own exact standards, delivering high-end care to all patients. Def: Kos-me-sis…preservation, restoration, or enhancement of natural appearance
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2 Responses to The Fat Thermostat: Liposuction Does Not Change Total Body Fat

  1. Deshawn Cox says:

    Liposuction is great if you want to lose fats in a very short period of time but be aware that there are so many side effects coming form liposuction. .`,`, Yours trully medicine dosage pages

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