In general, liposuction is reserved for localized areas of fat deposit that are resistant to exercise and diet. Common areas involved include: neck, arms, chest (in men), abdomen, flanks, back, thighs, inner knees, calves and ankle region. All areas require a compression garment post surgery to minimize swelling and to prevent fluid accumulation (seroma) at the surgical area involved. Surgery is performed either under local or general anesthesia.
Localized accumulation of fat that is resistant to diet and exercise. Usual areas include the abdomen, flanks, hips, mid back, inner knees, neck, back of arms.
Eliminates excess fat and hence, decreases volume.
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Duration of Stay
Temporary bruising, swelling, numbness, persistent loose skin (with poor elasticity)
Duration of Results
Permanent with sensible diet and exercise.
Dr. Jeffrey Abboud
Born and raised in Ottawa, Dr. Jeffrey Abboud is an accomplished plastic surgeon with over 25 years of experience. He graduated medical school at the University of Ottawa in 1987 and then completed his Internship at Memorial University, St. John's Newfoundland. Dr. Abboud completed three years of General Surgery training at Boston University, Boston Massachusetts, and a one-year Plastic Surgery Fellowship in Boston, MA. He went on to complete a two year residency in Plastic Surgery at Medical College of Ohio, Toledo Ohio. From 1995 - 1997, the Beth Israel Hospital, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, invited Dr. Abboud to be a Clinical Instructor of Plastic Surgery. During this time he was an active staff member at several hospitals in the Boston area.
In 1997, Dr. Abboud was Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. From 1997 - 2003, Dr. Abboud developed a community based practice in plastic surgery on the South Shore of Boston and worked there until his move to Ottawa in 2003 to establish his current practice. In 2011, Dr. Abboud was recognized by the CPSO (College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario) in the specialty of Plastic Surgery. Having performed over 17,000 Plastic Surgery procedures, Dr. Abboud draws from his high level of training and vast surgical experience to best serve his patients.