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Hip Bone Shaving/Reduction
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Hip Bone Shaving/Reduction

I currently have (what mother always called them) "battleship hips".   Is there a cosmetic procedure for shaving down the upper portion of projuding hip bones to create a smooth, sleek, thin look that melts seamlessly in the upper thigh area?
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Liposuction is the standard treatment for large hips.  It would be highly unlikely and unusual that treatment of the bone would be appropriate.  Consult with a plastic surgeon to see if your problem can be improved with traditional techniques.
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