Liposuction of the Face and Neck Workup

Updated: Apr 13, 2016
  • Author: Manoj T Abraham, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Laboratory Studies

Perform routine preoperative lab work based on the patient's age and medical history.


Imaging Studies

As in all facial plastic surgeries, preoperative and postoperative photo documentation is essential. Computer modeling of projected outcome may be helpful in molding patient expectation. A thorough history and well-performed physical examination obviate the need for radiologic imaging studies (CT scan, MRI) in patients who do not have other concomitant disease.