Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure used to remove excess fat from the body, and reshape problem areas resistant to diet and exercise.
Liposuction is a safe, reliable technique of removing unwanted fat. And cellulite in areas particularly around the belly, buttocks, thighs and knees. Trained surgeons, We are able to contour and sculpt a patient’s body. Liposuction can provide men and women alike with newer and better body proportions while taking care of pesky areas that are resistant to diet and exercise. While there are varying procedures to consider, standard liposuction is generally one of the more reliable methods in removing cellulite and unwanted fat effectively and safely.
During The Surgery
Liposuction is done on general anesthesia. The duration is based on the amount of fat being removed, the technique used, and the size of the area being treated. Small incisions are made on the areas being treated, and a tumescent solution, containing saline and lidocaine, is injected into the tissues to facilitate the fat removal, and minimize blood loss. A cannula is inserted through the incisions to disrupt fat cells before they are suctioned out. However, there is a limit to the amount of fat that can be removed safely.
During the recovery period, it is important for patients get up. Move around several times a day to help speed the recovery process, and reduce the risk of blood clots forming in the legs. After surgery, patients often feel somewhat sore, tired and stiff. Fluid drainage from the incisions, swelling and mild bleeding are also common. We may prescribe pain medication to help with discomfort, as well as antibiotics to prevent infection. Patients wear a compression garment for several weeks to support the skin, control swelling, and help the skin retract smoothly to the new contour.
Combine With Other Procedures?
Liposuction is often combined with other body contouring procedures such as a tummy tuck, breast augmentation and fat grafting.
However, there is a limit to how many procedures can be done safely as it relates to surgical recovery. And the amount of time the surgery takes.
When Can I Go Back To Work?
Every person recovers differently. The average return to work for liposuction alone is 1 week.
When Can I Exercise Again?
The average return to routine exercise is usually about 2 months. Post-operative swelling usually persists for several months after liposuction.