Modern day lifestyle and unhealthy diets have led us to the world of obesity. Obesity does not only make you feel bad about yourself, but it also invites certain unwanted diseases like diabetes, joint problems, gastrointestinal disorders etc.
Everyone wants to live in a fit and healthy body, but to achieve that and get into shape, obsessed people, find it difficult to get rid of old lethargic lifestyle and unhealthy diets.
Here, we will discuss weight loss treatments like Liposuction, Blepharoplasty which are useful and are useful in the long run. So, let’s get started.
It is a type of drug developed by Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc., which helps in effective weight loss. This drug reduces around 8% (17 pounds) of body weight and also reduces one’s cravings for junk and unhealthy foods.
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- Glucagon and GLP-1 Peptile
It is a type of injection that speeds up the body’s metabolism and suppresses the cravings for food. It is not yet commercially available as testing for the drug have recently been completed in mice. This injection reduced 25% of body weight and 42% of the fat mass of mice.
It is an oral drug that is to be taken three times per day. In 1999, this drug was approved by FDA naming it Xenical for the treatment of obesity.
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With Liposuction one can lose only 10 to 12 pounds of body fat. However, it is not used for removing primary body fats. This technique is generally used to remove excess fats of certain areas of our body. It is sometimes also referred to as ‘lippo’. This treatment can be performed either with local anesthesia or general anesthesia.
This treatment is useful for removing extra fats from thighs, hips, buttocks, back, inner knee, chest areas, ankles, calves, chin, neck, cheeks, etc. However, Liposuction cannot be considered as a substitute for exercise or diet. This treatment also does not treat cellulite (dimpled skin on thighs, hips etc.)
Blepharoplasty is one of the many forms of plastic surgery that corrects disfiguration, deformities and defects of eyelids and aesthetically modifies the eye region of our face.
- Bariatric Surgery
This includes many surgeries, which are used in overweight patients. Nowadays, it is known as metabolic surgery as along with the weight loss it also helps in the treatment of lipid disorders and diabetes.
Therefore, here we have a few weight loss techniques. These are some of the useful weight loss treatments that are in use in the recent years. For example, in 2014, approximately 85% of women were accounted for Blepharoplasty.
Liposuction is the most common weight loss treatment in the United States. Each year, more than 300,000 procedures are being treated in the USA with costs ranging from $2,000-3,500 approximately. If you are among the people who want to lose weight, then go for any of these treatments and shred those extra fats. Stay fit and stay healthy. Good luck!