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Why should I be put under general anesthesia for liposuction surgery?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
For major liposuction cases, I use general anesthesia, and the patient is completely put to sleep. This assures me that the patient will have no memory of the surgery or experience any pain, no matter what part of their body I am working on. It also assures me that the patient will not move on the table, and I can work more carefully without worrying about puncturing a vital structure. For these reasons, I believe that the safest liposuction is always performed under general anesthesia.
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