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What Happens if You Gain Weight After Liposuction or a Tummy Tuck?


Studies show the fat comes back if you don't live a healthy lifestyle, but not to the original places.

Does Liposuction Fat Return?

Does the Fat Return After Liposuction?
Where does the fat go if you gain weight after liposuction?

A recent study by the University of Colorado suggested that people who had liposuction but didn't change their lifestyle tended to gain the fat back. For the most part adults tend to have more or less the same number of fat cells we had as kids. Fat cells removed during liposuction are gone forever but existing fat cells can expand or the fat can be stored in new places.

This excerpt was recently posted on Dr. Oz's Blog, "Liposuction will still get rid of those unsightly bulges that prevent you from wearing tight pants and almost everyone who has the surgery says they would do it again. But to keep that fat from returning, you still have to diet and exercise."

Dr. Thomas Barnes, a cosmetic surgeon who preforms Liposuction in Newport Beach, CA discusses what happens if you gain weight after a Liposuction procedure

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