Does Liposuction Improve Body Image and Symptoms of Eating Disorders?

Kai M. M. Saariniemi, PhD, MD; Asko M. Salmi, PhD, MD; Hilkka H. Peltoniemi, PhD, MD; Pia Charpentier, LP; Hannu O. M. Kuokkanen, MD


Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2015;3(7):E461 

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Aesthetic liposuction results in a significantly reduced overall risk for an eating disorder in combination with improved body satisfaction. However, to confirm our results, further studies with longer follow-up and larger patient populations are needed.