Excess and unwanted fat is a problem that many Americans in society battle. According to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), 49% of American adults surveyed reported trying to lose weight at some point.

For decades, liposuction was the gold standard for eliminating stubborn fat. However, as our nation’s baby boomers age and millennials enter the workforce, there has been a shift away from invasive, surgical procedures towards safer alternatives.