Like many Central Florida residents, you treat your body right, maintaining a healthy weight and exercising regularly. But also like many people, you struggle with stubborn fat deposits. Liposuction, available in Daytona Beach from Dr. Carl Lentz, can remove those troublesome areas of fat that do not respond to diet or exercise. Dr. Carl Lentz uses liposuction to help patients eliminate excess fat, improve their body contours, and gain self-confidence.
From the moment you enter Dr. Lentz’s modern medical facility, you will feel comfortable and confident that you’re in good hands. He and his staff believe that the most important step in plastic surgery is the first one: listening to patients’ unique concerns and desires. Dr. Lentz, board certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery, has practiced plastic surgery for more than 30 years, so you can rest assured you have an experienced, highly skilled surgeon to help you realize your goals.
See some of the remarkable results Dr. Lentz has achieved for his cosmetic surgery patients when you view before and after pictures of this procedure in our online photo gallery.
Are you ready to visit Dr. Lentz to see if liposuction in Central Florida is right for you? Request a consultation online, or call his office at 386-252-8051. Dr. Lentz serves patients from throughout Florida as well as those traveling from other parts of the country.
Suction-assisted liposuction, also known as lipectomy, can smooth your body contours by removing localized areas of fat from the abdomen, hips, buttocks, thighs, knees, upper arms, chin, cheeks, and neck. Although patients’ reasons for choosing liposuction vary, their ultimate goal remains the same: a slim and balanced body shape. Beyond this, the procedure can benefit patients in many ways:
Potential liposuction patients should view the procedure as a companion, not an alternative, to diet and exercise. Because liposuction removes fat cells, those who maintain a healthy lifestyle can obtain long-lasting results.
Although liposuction alone meets many patients’ needs, it also complements other procedures such as a face lift, tummy tuck, or breast augmentation in Central Florida. In your consultation, you will discuss your unique concerns and goals so Dr. Lentz can customize a self-improvement plan for you.
Dr. Lentz performs liposuction as either an outpatient or inpatient in the hospital. He uses local or general anesthesia so you remain comfortable throughout the surgery. For the procedure, he inserts a thin cannula, or tube, through small incisions. He then moves the cannula in a controlled motion to break up and suction away unwanted fat.
Following surgery, you can expect to recover in 24 to 48 hours and return to mild activity within a few days. You should be able to resume your normal routine, including exercise, in 10 to 14 days. Medication usually controls any pain or discomfort you experience, which usually subsides within a few days. Any stitches you have will be removed approximately a week after surgery.
Dr. Lentz makes every effort to minimize scarring, hiding incisions whenever possible in natural lines and creases of your skin. Over time, your scars will fade gradually and become barely noticeable.
Following your liposuction, you will see an immediate improvement in your body contour. Your shape will continue to improve over the next several weeks as any swelling subsides.
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