Even with exercise and a healthy diet, most people have difficulty achieving their desired body shape. Liposuction offers the option of removing unwanted fat cells in targeted areas of the body that might be difficult to reduce otherwise. Due to the contouring capability that liposuction offers, patients often look as though they have lost a great deal more weight than they actually have.
Features & Benefits
Liposuction can effectively reshape and contour various areas of the body, such as the abdomen, thighs, hips, buttocks, arms, and chin. It can help remove stubborn pockets of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise, resulting in a more sculpted and toned appearance.
Many individuals have areas of their body that they feel self-conscious about due to excess fat deposits. Liposuction can help these individuals achieve a more desirable body shape, which can lead to improved self-esteem and self-confidence.
Permanent Fat Removal
Liposuction permanently removes fat cells from the treated areas. While it’s still possible to gain weight in the future, the distribution of fat tends to be more even and proportional after liposuction. This means that the treated areas are less likely to accumulate excess fat to the same extent as before the procedure.
Targeted Fat Reduction
Liposuction allows for precise targeting of specific areas where fat reduction is desired. This customization enables the surgeon to address individual body proportions and enhance overall body symmetry.
Before & After Results
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How Does Liposuction Work?
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Liposuction is a surgical procedure that aims to remove excess fat deposits from specific areas of the body. It involves using a suction technique to break up and remove the unwanted fat cells.
Good candidates for liposuction are individuals who are close to their ideal body weight but have stubborn fat deposits that are resistant to diet and exercise. It is important to have good overall health and realistic expectations about the results of the procedure.
Liposuction can be performed on various areas of the body, including the abdomen, hips, thighs, buttocks, arms, back, chin, and neck. It is important to discuss your specific concerns and goals with a qualified surgeon to determine which areas can be treated effectively.
Liposuction is typically performed using a tumescent technique. The surgeon injects a solution of saline, local anesthetic, and adrenaline into the targeted area, which helps to numb the area and reduce bleeding. Small incisions are then made, and a thin tube called a cannula is inserted to suction out the excess fat.
Liposuction can be performed under local anesthesia, where only the treated area is numbed, or general anesthesia, where the patient is asleep throughout the procedure. The choice of anesthesia depends on factors such as the extent of the procedure, patient preference, and the surgeon’s recommendation.
Recovery time can vary depending on the extent of the procedure and the individual’s healing ability. After liposuction, patients may experience swelling, bruising, and discomfort in the treated areas. A compression garment may need to be worn to reduce swelling and support the healing process. Most individuals can return to work and normal activities within a week or two, but it may take several weeks to see the final results as swelling subsides.
Like any surgical procedure, liposuction carries certain risks and potential complications. These can include infection, bleeding, uneven contours, skin irregularities, scarring, fluid accumulation, numbness, and changes in sensation. It is important to discuss these risks with your surgeon and follow their pre- and post-operative instructions to minimize complications.
The fat cells removed during liposuction are permanently eliminated. However, it is still possible to gain weight in the remaining fat cells. To maintain the results of liposuction, it is essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle, including a balanced diet and regular exercise.
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