Q: “I am a 74 year old man and in relatively good condition for my age. I have mostly belly and chest fat.
I had triple coronary bypass in 2010 and have no problems with it. I had inguinal hernia repair in 2014 and have no problems with that. I have type ll diabetes that is under control with insulin. I have full dentures with implanted posts that healed very well. Is liposuction an option for me?”
-handyman42, Oceanside, CA
Dr. Yovino’s Answer: You might be a good candidate but we’d need to see some photos. Contact my office and send some photos of the areas. You don’t need general anesthesia for this procedure which makes it a lot safer. Clearance would still be required but likely that won’t be an issue.
Justin Yovino, MD, FACS
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Beverly Hills, CA