Liposuction

Liposuction (Lipoplasty) Plastic Surgery in Valdosta, South Georgia and North Central Florida

Liposuction, also called lipoplasty, is a surgical procedure that removes deposits of excess fat from specific areas of the body, face or neck. At her plastic surgery center in Valdosta, Georgia, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Sonya J. Merriman, performs this procedure which can be used to slim the hips and thighs, flatten the abdomen, shape the calves and ankles or eliminate a double chin.

Dr. Merriman performs liposuction plastic surgery to address stubborn fat deposits which can often resist your best efforts at diet and exercise. When used on the neck and around the face, liposuction plastic surgery can help you to regain a fit, more youthful appearance. Liposuction with Dr. Merriman can help you achieve the natural beauty of your body’s unique symmetry.

Women and men in South Georgia and North Central Florida have liposuction plastic surgery for many different reasons, including:

  • To correct disproportionate body fat distribution
  • To remove stubborn fat deposits
  • To regain a more youthful appearance
  • To fit clothes properly and more comfortably
  • To improve self-esteem and confidence

For this procedure Dr. Merriman uses a specialized instrument, or micro cannula, to make tiny incisions from which localized collections of fatty tissue can be gently removed. Dr. Merriman performs tumescent liposuction based on the patient’s individual needs. A saline mixture is used with the procedure to ensure a smooth, well-contoured change.

Personal Consultation

During your consultation with Dr. Merriman at her plastic surgery center in Valdosta, she will discuss your concerns with you and explain the details of liposuction surgery. Many of Dr. Merriman’s patients come from Plantation Trace, Valdosta, South Georgia and North Central Florida. She will take the time to build trust and rapport with each patient in order to understand you and your vision. As a board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Merriman will work with you to determine a surgical plan that best suits your needs to create the results that you hope for.

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