Have you reached your wit’s end over stubborn body fat — the kind that won’t vanish no matter how much you diet or how hard you exercise? Many other people share this same concern, so don’t blame yourself for the pounds you can’t seem to lose. In fact, there are many natural biological and physiological reasons why you can’t lose fat where and when you want to lose it. (We’ll talk about these factors in a minute.) So what can you do to achieve your weight loss and aesthetic goals if diet and exercise simply won’t cut it? One safe and especially effective way to rid your body of unwanted pounds is liposuction, and it has many benefits and advantages when added to your already healthy diet and exercise routine.

Liposuction Helps You Avoid the Metabolic Trap

There are many biological reasons why you can’t lose the weight you want to, even if you have a comprehensive health and fitness plan. One reason is, as you age, your metabolic rate changes. This means that, as you age, you will need fewer calories to maintain the same activity levels that you always have. This is good, right? Yes, it is; but it also means you will have to cut your calories drastically to keep from gaining weight; and even if you can do that, that can be incredibly hard to sustain over the long term, and yes, that means you will eventually gain weight. However, liposuction eliminates fat cells from the body, which means you won’t have fat cells to accumulate extra weight in areas treated by liposuction. Liposuction allows you to reduce your body fat and keep it off.

Common Weight Retention Factors Don’t Affect Liposuction

Many other factors also work against your best efforts to keep pounds off your body. One of these factors is stress. While you can control how you respond to stress, you can never eliminate stress from your life entirely, so you will always have the potential for maintaining and even adding excess weight. However, as we mentioned above, liposuction can remove these fat cells; that means you won’t have fat cells responding to your body’s stress signals and adding extra pounds you don’t want. So while you can’t control stress, you can control your body, and liposuction is one tool that can assist you in reaching your ideal body weight, get the contours you want and keep them.

Liposuction Helps You Target Specific Areas To Tone

This reason may seem obvious. When you try to lose weight, you can’t target specific areas of your body for weight loss the way you would target specific muscles for strengthening. It just doesn’t work that way. First of all, your body tends to lose fat in layers — think of it like peeling an onion. Through diet and exercise, you will see results; you just won’t see them in a single, localized area; you’ll see weight loss all over. Second of all, not all fat tissue is made the same. Some fat tissue, or adipose cells, respond to changes in diet, and some don’t. That’s just the way these cells are made, and you can’t change that by dieting or exercising. Liposuction, however, can do what diet and exercise can’t — it targets specific areas of your body and tones them, permanently.

Liposuction Gives You Permanent Results

This may be among the best reasons of all to have a liposuction procedure. Once you have had your liposuction treatment, you will not regain fat in the treated areas. Fat cells shrink when you lose weight and grow when you gain weight. If you remove those fat cells from the body entirely, however, you will not gain weight in areas treated by liposuction because you will no longer have fat cells in those areas. Of course, if you suddenly stop dieting and exercising and gain more weight, you will gain weight again, but you will gain it in other areas of your body where you still have fat cells. So, while you will still need to lead a healthy lifestyle, with liposuction, you can enjoy substantially improved contours along with a healthier body that lasts.

Liposuction — the final step on your journey towards fitness

Liposuction safely and effectively treats the problem of stubborn body fat with permanent results. This well-understood procedure doesn’t just rid your body of unwanted fat but removes it from targeted areas so that you can enjoy enhanced weight loss and a better physique. It also helps you circumvent the most common and troublesome biological and physiological processes that work against you to pack on pounds.

While liposuction is not a weight loss technique, it is a reliable way to sculpt your body if you have already achieved substantial improvements through reasonable lifestyle choices. So long as you sustain your healthy lifestyle, liposuction can help you cross the finish line and enjoy the body you have worked so hard to achieve, the body you know you deserve.

Call 732-354-3792 today to schedule an in-person consultation with Dr. Nikesh K. Patel M.D. at New Reflections Plastic Surgery. He or a member of the New Reflections staff can help you learn more about how liposuction can help you improve your body contours and give you a new look that shines. With New Reflections Plastic Surgery, you can look your absolute best today and for years to come.