What is Liposuction?
Despite how much you try to lose weight, you may still be bothered by pockets of fat that are keeping you from being confident in your body. Board-certified plastic surgeon and hand surgeon Dr. Omar Ahmed is proud to offer the latest treatments to safely remove fat from certain body parts. Lipo, or liposuction surgery, is a body contouring treatment that reduces pockets of fat from the abdomen, hips, thighs, and buttocks to create a trimmer appearance. This treatment at Omar Ahmed, M.D. can be blended to treat multiple body parts. When we see you for your consultation in Pasadena, CA, Dr. Ahmed will assess the areas of your body you wish to address so you can reach your cosmetic surgery goals. We will strive to help you feel and look the best you can be.
"I couldn’t be happier with who I picked as my surgeon and for the absolutely awesome results! My procedure with Dr. Omar Ahmed was for liposuction of the neck, arms and 360 of my tummy and waist. My friends and family are shocked at the transformation!! It’s gonna be a hot girl summer fo sho!!!! "- A.F. / Healthgrades / Jun 30, 2021
"If I could I would thank Dr. Omar every day for how great I look and feel! I had liposuction from him at a different office he worked at and then returned for a tummy tuck and skin removal from my arms. My incisions have healed so nicely and are nearly invisible. The entire process from day one has been a breeze. I would recommend him to anyone who is searching for a Plastic Surgeon. Thank you from the bottom of my heart Dr.Ahmed!!!!!"- C.E. / Healthgrades / Jun 30, 2021
"Yesssss 5 stars!! Still recovering but wanted to extend a great big thank you to Dr. Ahmed for how insane my present result is from liposuction and mini tummy tuck. I had heard about how good he was but I am physical proof of it. No amount of gym time was going to get me to look this way!! "- N.D. / Healthgrades / Jul 02, 2021
"I am 4 wks out from my surgery with Dr. Ahmed. My confidence is back after years!! The patient coordinator that referred him said that his patients rave about his liposuction results. I was surprised from the get go! He took a lot of time to explain the procedure to me and answered all of my question and I had a lot! His staff is super caring and friendly! I was going to cancel the morning of surgery because I was so nervous. Dr. Ahmed is an angel. He said I could cancel or reschedule, whatever I felt comfortable with. He didn’t want me to not be prepared psychologically. I decided to go through with it because I had procrastinated for years to get this surgery and just wanted to move on with my life. Thank God I made that decision. He is not only a great surgeon but a super nice guy. I would recommend him without reservations to anyone looking for a plastic surgeon!"- L.D. / Yelp / Aug 03, 2021
Ideal Candidates for Liposuction
Fat removal surgery is a good treatment for patients who are at an ideal weight but have pesky areas of fat that cannot be lost with even the most healthy lifestyle. Patients contemplating liposuction should have good skin laxity because liposuction does not address loose or sagging skin. It is also important to realize that liposuction is not a treatment for weight loss. Females undergoing liposuction should be finished with childbearing as this may compromise the results.
How is Liposuction Performed?
Surgical liposuction is performed in an outpatient setting with the patient under general anesthesia. A very small incision is placed in the skin so a cannula can be inserted. The cannula is a tube that helps loosen the fatty tissue that is being removed. After the fat deposits have been suctioned out, Dr. Ahmed will seal the incision. Based on the number of sections treated, your surgery may take 1 – 3 hours. In the separate recovery area, our post-op team will assist you in managing your pain and care for your treated areas until your discharge.
What to Expect After Liposuction
You may need to stay at home for recovery from liposuction surgery for 1 – 3 weeks, depending on the number of areas treated and the size of the treatment area. It's typical to have bruising and swelling for 1 – 2 weeks, and you should have the sutures removed 7 – 10 days after surgery. What is most important after having lipo surgery is to give your body time to rest and recover. To increase your strength, try short walks and light workouts as advised by Dr. Ahmed. Remember, you may see some changes after six weeks, but it will take 6 – 10 months until your new body contour is attained.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- From $4,000
Look Fit and Toned
Fat removal with liposuction at Omar Ahmed, M.D. offers men and women the chance to have annoying fat diminished almost instantly. Without the help of liposuction, it can be difficult to attain the slimming outcomes you want. We invite you to get in touch with our practice in Pasadena, CA and set up your personal consultation with Dr. Ahmed.
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