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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Workup

Laboratory Studies

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

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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.

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