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Liposuction



OVERVIEW

• Liposuction is surgical removal of fat by use of small cannulas.
• Liposuction works best for stubborn localized fat deposits, which are resistant to diet and exercise.
• It gives a slimmer contour to your body or liposuction.
• Liposuction is most suitable for women who are of relatively normal weight, but have isolated pockets of fat that cause certain areas of their body to appear out of proportion.

Liposuction, also known as lipoplasty is a cosmetic surgeryoperation that removes fat from many different sites on the human body. Areas affected can range from the abdomen, thighs and buttocks, to the neck, backs of the arms and elsewhere.If you've tried dieting and exercise, yet still can't seem to shift that fat, liposuction could be the only option available to you.

While you can have Liposuction at almost any age, you will obtain the best results if your skin still has enough elasticity to achieve a smooth contour following fat removal.

What is Liposuction?
Liposuction is surgical removal of fat by use of small cannulas , to give a slimmer contour to your body or face.

What are indications for Liposuction?
Liposuction works best for stubborn localized fat deposits, which are resistant to diet and exercise. However, with Mega Liposuction it has been possible to treat multiple body areas , resulting in more comprehensive body reshaping and reduction of body weight.

Is it a permanent solution?
The number of fat cells in body are constant, they will never increase. With Liposuction the liposuction cells that are removed, will never be replaced. So the resultant loss of fat is permanent. But to maintain this permanent weight loss, requires adapting healthy eating habits & lifestyle.

How much/ which all areas fat can be removed?
Whatever EXTRA subcutaneous fat is there can be removed, from areas like tummy, buttocks, thigh, leg, back, arms, chin, face. A number of areas may be treated in same session, as per your requirements. A consultation with the surgeon would help you identify what sort of outcome you should expect.

Tell me Something about surgery?
Few blood tests need to be done to ascertain your general fitness for surgery. Liposuction is more of a day care procedure now and you can go home back late in the evening. Most of the body areas are preferably done under Regional Aanesthesia. The surgery lasts 2-4 hrs on average depending upon what all areas are to be done.

Follow Up?
First follow up on 3rd day after surgery, and after that as required.

When can i join my work?
You can join your duties earliest 1 day after surgery, but we advice three days rest.

What is Post operative care required?
You need to wear pressure garments for at least 3-6 months.

What happens to the excess skin?
Skin by virtue of it’s elasticity undergoes contracture and adheres to underlying musculature.

Can procedure be repeated more than one time?
Yes, of course

Dose it weakens the strength of abdominal muscle?
Liposuction removes fat between skin & muscle so it has nothing to do with muscle strength.

Will it affect future pregnancy or affect any future surgery?
No

What is laser liposuction?
In laser liposuction, at the end of traditional liposuction laser probe is used to blindly seal the bleeders. It’s efficacy is still to be proven completely !!

Will I have any scar?
Scar of about 5-6mm will be left placed discretely wherever possible in skin fold or crease. As with most scars they generally fade away and become undetectable.

When will be the results of Liposuction become appreciable?
Results of liposuction are usually appreciable after 3 weeks to 3 months and improvement continues even later.

What is VASER Liposuction ?
Vaser Liposuction uses technique called 'Liposelection' which selectively breaks apart & remove unwanted fat. The high frequency 'ultrasonic' vibration of Vaser probes causes the fat cells to shake apart, while leaving blood vessels, nerve & connective tissue unharmed. This helps in reducing edema & having a quick recovery. It also helps in skin tightening of treated areas.