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ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. Although liposuction is mistakenly viewed by some as a "quick fix" for weight loss, liposuction patients are 3 times more likely to gain weight without adhering to a proper diet and 4 times more likely to gain weight without regular exercise says a study published in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Patients who do not follow a healthy lifestyle after liposuction may be considerably less happy with their results, the study also found.

"If patients want positive long-term results from liposuction, they have to be willing to eat a proper diet and exercise. Ultimately, it's a lifestyle choice," said Rod Rohrich, MD, ASPS past president and author of the study. "This is especially important to remember as we approach the holiday season when people are invited to more parties and social activities where diet and exercise may be overlooked."

According to the study, patients play a considerable role in the long-term success of their liposuction results. Not only are patients who have poor eating and exercise habits more likely to gain weight after liposuction, those who do gain weight have a 62 percent chance of an increase in clothing size, causing them to be 10 times more likely to be dissatisfied with their results compared to patients who eat a healthy diet and exercise.

In contrary, patients who adhere to a proper diet after liposuction are two times more likely to lose weight. These patients have a 96 percent chance of a decrease in clothing size, causing them to be 15 times more likely to be satisfied with their results and have improved long-term outcomes, the study concludes.

"Liposuction should be used as an adjunct to living a healthy lifestyle rather than as a weight loss tool," said Dr. Rohrich. "My practice turns away approximately one in five patients requesting liposuction becaus
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Contact: LaSandra Cooper
Media@plasticsurgery.org
847-228-9900
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
30-Nov-2004


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