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FDA Consumer: The Skinny on Liposuction

FDA Consumer article on liposuction

FDA website for general consumer information

FDA website for general consumer information on medical devices and radiation-emitting products

The FDA MedWatch site: safety information on drugs and other medical products

The Center for Devices and Radiological Health site on reporting problems with medical devices:

MEDLINEPlus Health Information - Fat removal - by suctioning

MEDLINEPlus Health Information - Liposuction - series: Indications

Healthfinder - What is Tumescent Liposuction?

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

American Academy of Dermatology

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery

American Society of Plastic and Surgeons

Association of Specialists in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery

Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Updated February 28, 2008

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