Are There Risks With Liposuction Surgery?

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For men and women in Glendale who are living healthy lives at or near their ideal bodyweights, stubborn deposits of fat that won’t respond to a clean lifestyle can be frustrating. If you’re one of these patients, liposuction by our acclaimed cosmetic surgeons can be an excellent option for addressing your concerns.

One of the liposuction questions  you should ask your cosmetic surgeon before liposuction or any other procedure is, “What are the risks?” It’s important to be informed before undergoing any procedure.

Fortunately, liposuction is a commonly performed procedure with an excellent safety record. The best way to minimize risks is to choose a top-notch cosmetic surgeon with years of experience performing the liposuction procedure. Our surgeons at Gawley Plastic Surgery are a board-certified plastic surgeons and knows how to make your experience as safe as possible.

Still, any surgical procedure carries with it certain risks. Our cosmetic surgeons will clearly discuss all of the potential complications with you before your procedure, but some common liposuction risks include:

  • Infection
  • Numbness, either temporary or permanent
  • Asymmetrical results
  • Anesthesia complications
  • Fat embolisms

These complications are exceptionally rare, and our surgeons has the experience and technology to make sure your procedure and your liposuction recovery are as safe as can be.

If you’re a Glendale, Arizona resident considering liposuction, you need an experienced cosmetic surgeon. Please contact Gawley Plastic Surgery today to arrange a consultation.