Ben J. Kirbo, M.D. — Laurence Z. Rosenberg, M.D.
Chris DeRosier, M.D.

Liposuction Tallahassee

Liposuction is used to remove undesirable fat deposits and contour the body in a way that leaves a more sculpted firm appearance. Most areas of the body can be improved by liposuction including: the abdomen and waist, hips and buttocks, back, thighs, knees, upper arms, calves and ankles, cheeks, chin and neck. The procedure can be performed by itself or with other surgery procedures like a facelift.

It is not used as a treatment for obesity or a substitute for lack of exercise. It also is not a treatment for cellulite, the dimpled skin that appears on thighs, hips and buttocks.

The ideal candidate is within 30 percent of the ideal weight and has firm, elastic skin as well as good muscle tone. The individual is a non-smoker and is in good health. If an individual has any area on the body that has not responded to diet and/or exercise, liposuction may be a good alternative.

Following the procedure, patients will be placed in a compression garment or elastic bandage that will be worn for approximately four weeks. It helps to control swelling and compress the skin. Also small drains may be placed in incisions to remove any excess blood or fluid. Most patients begin to feel better after about a week or two. Most people return to work in three to five days.

Click here to view our Tallahassee Liposuction Photo Gallery.

Please call Southeastern Plastic Surgery, P.A. located in Tallahassee, FL at 850-219-2000 or contact our cosmetic coordinator today for a private consultation with one of our board-certified physicians, Dr. Ben Kirbo, Dr. Laurence Rosenberg and Dr. Chris DeRosier.

Some photos in this website feature models for illustrative purposes.
Photos of actual patients can be found in our before and after photo gallery.

We comply with applicable Federal civil laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. You may access the Nondiscrimination and Accessibility notice for our Clinic here and for our Outpatient Surgery Center click here.

Some photos in the following gallery contain graphic images which may be disturbing for some people.

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