Before every liposuction procedure, we request your vitamin D levels are checked via a blood test. For those who do not have optimal vitamin D levels, we prescribe vitamin D before the procedure to bring levels up into a desired range.
It has been shown that there is an increased risk of unfavourable outcomes associated with low levels of vitamin D.
Vitamin D has many important functions including improving the body’s immune function which is extremely important after surgery.
There is a huge concern in the increasing resistance of bacteria to antibiotics. This program is aimed at optimising the body’s own resistance to bacterial infections. In over 15 years we have not experienced one case of surgical infection.