Dr. Thomas W. Barnes, MD

Neck and Body Liposuction

Neck and Body Liposuction

Neck and Body Liposuction services offered in Newport Beach, CA

Liposuction has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures to help remove unwanted fat and contour the shape of your body. At Dr. Thomas Barnes, MD, in Newport Beach, California, you can expect superior expertise from cosmetic surgeon Dr. Barnes. To schedule a consultation, call the friendly staff today or book an appointment online when you’re ready.

What is liposuction?

Liposuction is a surgical procedure designed to help you achieve a more contoured and sculpted body by removing excess fat deposits from specific areas. It’s commonly performed to enhance your overall appearance and self-confidence. 

Liposuction is not a weight loss solution but rather a method to target localized fat deposits resistant to diet and exercise.

What issues can liposuction address?

Liposuction can address a range of concerns related to stubborn fat deposits, typically in the following areas:

  • Abdomen
  • Thighs
  • Hips
  • Buttocks
  • Arms
  • Neck

The procedure is particularly effective in sculpting these areas and achieving a more proportionate body shape. However, liposuction is not suitable for treating obesity or as a replacement for a healthy lifestyle.

What are the different types of liposuction techniques?

Dr. Barnes offers the following types of liposuction techniques:

  • Neck liposuction - targets the excess fat under the chin and around the neck area
  • Lipo 360 - addresses fat deposits around the entire midsection
  • Back liposuction - eliminates fat on the upper and lower back
  • Upper arm liposuction - removes excess fat from the upper arms
  • Inner and outer thigh liposuction - targets the thighs to improve their overall shape
  • Abdominal liposuction - reduces stubborn belly fat
  • Calf liposuction - removes excess fat from the calves
  • Armpit liposuction - addresses bulges around the armpit area
  • Upper arm liposuction and contouring - reduces fat in the upper arms and sculpts them
  • BBL - liposuction and fat transfer to the buttocks 

In addition, Dr. Barnes and his associates perform tummy tucks for both men and women, which is a separate procedure from liposuction but often combined with it. It involves the removal of excess skin and tightening abdominal muscles for a more defined midsection.

When can I expect to see the results of my liposuction procedure?

Liposuction results can vary depending on factors like the extent of fat removal and your body's healing process. You can generally expect to see improvements within a few weeks after the procedure as swelling subsides and your body adjusts. 

However, it might take several months for the final results to become apparent as your skin tightens and the surgical site fully heals.

When you consult Dr. Barnes, he helps determine the most suitable approach for your specific goals and needs. Keep in mind that while liposuction can provide significant improvements, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is key to sustaining the results over time.

To learn more, call the office or book an appointment online today.