Liposuction

Even if you are close to your ideal weight, you may still be frustrated by pockets of fat tissue that do not respond to diet or exercise. 

At Landings Surgical Centre, our doctors offer liposuction to eliminate stubborn fat so that you can enjoy a slimmer figure.

Learn why patients choose liposuction at our practice in Halifax, Nova Scotia...

3 Reasons Why Liposuction Is a Popular Plastic Surgery Procedure

Target Problem Areas

Certain areas like your abdomen, buttocks, back, and arms are impossible to target, no matter how hard you exercise. Using a small instrument called a cannula, our plastic surgeons can target and remove fat in these stubborn areas.

Get Fast Results

Non-surgical methods of weight loss can take months to show any results. But men and women who undergo liposuction at our Halifax, Nova Scotia, plastic surgery practice often see immediate results after a brief recovery period.

Look and Feel Great

By providing a tighter, more toned appearance, liposuction can help you feel confident in revealing clothing. And the increase in your self-esteem can also help you feel better in nearly every area of your life.

To Qualify, Patients Should Have...

Good Health

Almost any generally healthy person who is affected by isolated fat deposits is a good candidate for body contouring through liposuction.

Reached Their Ideal Weight

Liposuction is not a weight loss procedure. If your goal is to lose a significant amount of weight, you should seek out another approach. 

Sufficient Skin Elasticity

Liposuction is not ideal for removing excess skin after weight loss in the way that a tummy tuck is, nor is it an effective treatment option for skin conditions such as stretch marks and cellulite.

Liposuction Techniques

At the Landings Surgical Centre, serving patients in Halifax, Prince Edward Island, and surrounding areas, tumescent liposuction is the most commonly used technique. This procedure involves the injection of a fluid consisting of an anesthetic and saline to loosen fat and minimize bleeding. After administering the tumescent fluid, our surgeons insert a suction tube through a small incision to remove the excess fat tissue.

Areas of the body such as love handles or male breasts respond better to ultrasonic liposuction. In this procedure, the suction tube vibrates at a very high frequency to break up fat deposits, making them easier to remove. Patients are evaluated thoroughly to determine which liposuction technique is best for them.

A Brief Recovery Period

Immediately After

The treated areas are likely to be sore, but this soreness can be controlled with rest and medication. Your legs should be kept elevated for a few days after surgery.

First Few Weeks

Most patients are able to resume sedentary work less than a week after liposuction, and strenuous activity is safe within three weeks.

First Few Months

Residual swelling in the treatment area dissipates over the course of four to six months to reveal the full results of surgery. 

With our exemplary safety record, very few patients who choose The Landings Surgical Centre for their aesthetic surgery needs experience serious complications from liposuction procedures. 

The Landings Surgical Centre

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Our office is designed to feel warm and welcoming.

Our surgeons, serving Halifax, Prince Edward Island, and surrounding areas, have the training and expertise to provide the beautiful results you deserve. Drs. Bendor-Samuel and Boileau are members of several esteemed organizations, such as:

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Canadian Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Doctors Nova Scotia
  • Atlantic Plastic Surgery Society
  • Canadian Medical Association

Schedule a consultation online or call us at (866) 928-0023 to learn more.

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"Our doctors and staff are cheerful, friendly, calm, courteous, and efficient. They have an excellent rapport with each other and work very much as a team."

JoAnne Reid, Nursing Director, The Landings Surgical Centre

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1477 Lower Water St
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Halifax, NS B3J 3Z4

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