Life can be very difficult for those overweight, and there are medical options available. No doctor will operate to take away all that excess weight at once, but they will help patients become surgically smoother if they have problem areas after they have lost the majority of their weight. It is a good way to help them appreciate their own accomplishments, but it is also a way to make them feel better about how they look. It can give patients a boost of confidence to feel they look good after all their hard work.
Liposuction is one of the most common ways a patient can have their body smoothed. It matters little if they have lost weight or have just gotten to the point where they want to get rid of a problem area. The doctor will not remove more than ten percent of their body weight in fat. This is why it is considered a smoothing procedure instead of a weight loss procedure.
Results with this type of operation are not necessarily immediate. The patient may notice the area is bumpy or coarse for up to several months. The body should eventually smooth out the area, but it may take additional liposuction for complete smoothness. This can be a disappointment, but wearing the right clothing to cover the area may be helpful.
Many of those overweight may dream of the day when they can go into a clinic and surgically lose all the weight they want while sleeping through the procedure. That is not necessarily going to occur, but they can at least know their problem areas can be addressed.