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Your BMI: How It Can Affect Your Cosmetic Surgery Results

handsome sexy man showing muscular fit body standing on the tropical beachYour BMI, or body mass index, is a number that reflects the ratio of your height to your weight. It’s used to assess whether you’re at a healthy weight for your height. Your BMI can also affect your cosmetic surgery results. If you’re considering cosmetic surgery, it’s important to understand how your BMI can impact your procedure and recovery.

What is BMI, and How Can It Affect Your Cosmetic Surgery Results?

BMI, or body mass index, is a measure of your body fat based on height and weight. It’s a common way for doctors to assess whether someone is at a healthy weight. BMI can also be a factor in cosmetic surgery. For example, if you are planning to have liposuction, your surgeon may use your BMI to determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure.

BMI is just one factor that can affect your cosmetic surgery results. Other factors, such as skin elasticity and hair density, can also play a role. However, if you are considering cosmetic surgery, it’s essential to talk to your surgeon about your BMI and how it could affect your results.

What Are Some Tips for Maintaining a Healthy BMI Before Surgery?

Your BMI is a number that indicates whether you are a healthy weight for your height. For most people, a healthy BMI is between 18.5 and 24.9. If your BMI is outside of this range, it can be a risk factor for complications during surgery.

That’s why, if you are considering surgery, it is important to try to maintain a healthy BMI. Here are some tips for doing so:

  • Eat a healthy diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.
  • Avoid processed foods, sugary drinks, and excessive amounts of saturated and unhealthy fats.
  • Get regular exercise, but avoid strenuous activity that could impact your surgery.
  • Talk to your doctor about your weight loss goals and how to safely achieve them before your surgery.

By following these tips, you can help improve your chances of having a successful surgery and recovery.

Your One-Stop Shop for All Plastic Surgery

Would you like to get a cosmetic surgery procedure in Pennsylvania? Look no further than Keystone Cosmetic Surgery Center in Pottsville and Hazleton, PA. 

Our services include breast augmentations, tummy tucks, facial surgery, liposuction, and ear and nose reshaping. Whether you want to look better in your clothes, feel better about yourself, or boost your self-esteem, we want to help you achieve the look you want.

If you would like to reach us, you can reach us at our Pottsville office at 570-622-2900 and our Hazleton office at 570-455-4252.

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