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Liposuction is a surgical procedure, so it is not available without surgery, according to WebMD. However, due to advances in medicine, liposuction is a less invasive procedure and usually done as an outpatient procedure. More »

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Fat behaves differently in the bodies of men and women, and this can affect a surgeon's approach to liposuction for male versus female patients. Men's fat sticks more closely to the muscle it covers than that of women, i... More »

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According to Liposuction.com, arm liposuction is a form of tumescent liposuction in which a surgeon removes arm fat with a tool called a microcannula. The procedure can eliminate over 75 percent of arm fat, as well as fa... More »

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Liposuction performed to the thighs and other areas of the body by an experienced doctor in a properly equipped facility is usually safe, explains WebMD. However, treating multiple or large areas may increase the risk of... More »

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