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Dr. Sugene Kim offers liposuction here in The Woodlands to help streamline body contours and resolve stubborn pockets of fat. By reducing unwanted fat deposits in problem areas, liposuction can be very effective in sculpting the body and revealing the slimmer shape underneath.

Request a consultation using our online form or call our practice today at 281.315.3188 to schedule your liposuction consultation at SGK Plastic Surgery, conveniently located in The Woodlands near Grand Central Park.

As a double board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Kim is widely recognized as one of the top female cosmetic surgeons in the greater Houston area. Dr. Kim specializes in liposuction and has helped men and women from not only the Spring and Conroe area but also throughout the country feel great about their new look with a range of cosmetic surgery and non-surgical medical spa procedures.

Who Should Consider Liposuction?

Good candidates for liposuction should be at a stable and healthy body weight that they have maintained for at least three months prior to surgery. Liposuction is not a weight loss alternative and should only be used to reduce stubborn areas of fat that have been resistant to diet and exercise.

Because liposuction removes fat but does not tighten the overlying skin, the best candidates are people with a good degree of skin elasticity. If your skin has lost some of its elasticity, you may be a good candidate for BodyTite™ or FaceTite, a minimally invasive alternative to traditional liposuction that uses radiofrequency energy to melt fat and tighten skin.

Liposuction is often combined with other cosmetic procedures such as a tummy tuck, which can be perfect for people concerned with sagging skin in addition to excess fatty deposits. Many women also include liposuction as part of their mommy makeover.

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Liposuction Techniques

Liposuction can be performed using a range of customized approaches to bring out the best in each individual’s figure. Dr. Kim performs liposuction using a narrow tube called a cannula to suction unwanted fat cells from targeted areas of the body.

To perform liposuction, Dr. Kim begins with small incisions in and around the target area. Through these incisions, she inserts the cannula, which dispenses a tumescent fluid that breaks up fat cells as well as provides a numbing effect. Using the cannula, Dr. Kim can manually sculpt the target area into natural-looking, smoother contours that flatter your overall physique. Liposuction is commonly performed in several areas:

  • Hips
  • Abdomen
  • Buttocks
  • Back
  • Flanks
  • Thighs
  • Love handles
  • Upper arms
  • Neck
  • Chin

During your initial consultation with Dr. Kim, she can explain the benefits and limitations of liposuction in greater detail. She’ll listen to your appearance goals and make recommendations for the best target areas. If you have an area of concern on your body that is not listed above, Dr. Kim can still perform a customized liposuction procedure that helps you meet your goals.

How Much Does Liposuction Cost?

Every liposuction surgery is unique and will be tailored according to the individual patient’s needs and aesthetic goals. Surgical fees can vary based on the custom surgical plan and current office promotions starting at $6,500 per area and up. Surgical fees include the total cost of surgery (anesthesia, facility, surgeon’s fee, implants, and post-op visits).

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Why Choose Dr. Kim for Your Liposuction Procedure

As a dedicated and professional plastic surgeon, Dr. Kim brings her extensive training from Washington, D.C., New York City, and the Texas Medical Center to men and women in The Woodlands and Montgomery communities. Her devotion to natural-looking, customized results make her an ideal choice for those seeking a body shape that more closely resembles how they feel inside.

Whether liposuction alone can achieve your ideal cosmetic outcome or other procedures are necessary as well, Dr. Kim will work closely with you to develop a custom-tailored surgical plan that helps you meet your goals effectively and safely. She can also help you better understand the results you can expect after your surgery.

To learn more about liposuction at SGK Plastic Surgery, request a consultation using our online form or call our practice in The Woodlands today at 281.315.3188 to schedule your consultation.

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