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Nov. 6, 2006 — Childhood can be a tough place for an overweight kid, as other children can be brutal with cruel words, laughter and cold stares.
In a documentary called, "Fat Like Me," obese kids talked about the pain they experienced.
One boy said, "I'm like the prey. People come after me because I'm fat." abcnews.go.com...
Occasional risks of liposuction include:
Heavy bleeding (less of a problem with ultrasound-assisted liposuction)
A bad reaction to the anesthetic
Emergency hospital admission
Noticeable irregularities in body contour
Brown spots on the skin (hyperpigmentation)
The following factors increase the risks of liposuction:
Removal of too much fat
Inadequate monitoring after removal of a large volume of fat (greater than 10 pounds)
Injection of overly large amounts of fluid and anesthetic
Performance of multiple surgical procedures in the same surgical session
Poor health, such as having diabetes, poor circulation, or severe lung or heart disease
A change of diet was needed, not liposuction.