If you’re unhappy about fat deposits around your stomach that won’t surrender to diet or exercise, you have plenty of company. Liposuction is now the most popular form of cosmetic surgery in the United States, with 396,048 procedures performed in 2015, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. While there’s no magic wand to make jiggly belly fat go away, liposuction may offer a solution for love handles and other unwanted forms of flab. If you’re considering liposuction for your stomach, here are five things you need to know to make an informed decision.
Plastic surgeon generally undergo more training in cosmetic plastic surgery than facial plastic surgeons, especially if they complete an aesthetic fellowship. Plastic surgeons complete 3-5 years of training in general surgery after which they complete 2-3 years of training in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. Often many plastic surgeons complete an extra year of fellowship training after the plastic surgery residency. During their experience, they learn from a number of experts in plastic surgeons.