Liposuction is a surgical cosmetic procedure that removes excess fat from unwanted areas of the body.
A plastic surgeon does the surgery on hips, belly, thighs, buttocks, back, arms, or face to improve their shape. It can also be combined with other cosmetic or plastic surgeries.
Liposuction won’t get rid of cellulite.
It is associated with risks similar to other surgeries.
Types of Liposuction
Tumescent liposuction is the commonest technique.
Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction- UAL
Laser-Assisted Liposuction, or SmartLipo
How Long Is Recovery?
Stay is not required for more than one month
Compression garment for 1 to 2 months.
What Are the Risks?
Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery, so there are some risks. It can be reduced if done by a specially trained, certified cosmetic surgeon.
- Complications of anesthesia
- Fluid accumulation
- Fat embolism
- Uneven fat removal
Are the Results Permanent?
The fat cells are removed permanently during liposuction.