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Government

FDA Consumer: The Skinny on Liposuction

FDA website for general consumer information

FDA website for general consumer information on medical devices

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
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002985.htm

MEDLINEPlus Health Information - Liposuction - series: Indications
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/presentations/100185_1.htm

Healthfinder - What is Tumescent Liposuction?
http://www.healthfinder.gov/docs/doc02193.htm

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
http://www.cosmeticsurgery.org/

American Academy of Dermatology
http://www.aad.org/

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
http://www.surgery.org/

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
http://www.asds.net/

American Society of Plastic and Surgeons
http://www.plasticsurgery.org/

Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
http://www.csaps.ca/