Do You Need Liposuction?

With the advent of the new technology in the medical field, today, it is possible now to remove your unwanted fat from the different part of your body through medical treatment which is called liposuction treatment procedure.

What is it?

The liposuction procedure is performed to eliminate the unwanted fat from the different areas of the body. There are many ways to do liposuction, for example liposuction can be accomplished painlessly either totally by local anesthesia or with general anesthesia. Procedures include treatment on the abdomen, thighs, arms, back, face neck, breasts legs and ankles.

Who is the ideal candidate for this kind of treatment?

In general the ideal candidate for liposuction treatment may comprise:

  • Any adult who is within 30% of their ideal weight.
  • Physically fit or healthy person who is not suffering from any life threatening disease or pre-existing medical conditions.
  • The person should not be addicted to smoking or alcohol.

Safety and complications

  • Minor Complications: The causes for minor complications include unpredictable factors such as a patient's wound healing ability, misjudgment by the surgeon, patients' failure to follow instructions.
  • Focal Excessive Liposuction: Focal Excessive Liposuction is the removal of an excessive amount of fat from localized area of the body. Removing too much fat yields an unnatural and unattractive appearance.
  • Hematomas: A hematoma is a lake-like collection of whole blood that has leaked out of injured blood vessels and become trapped inside the body.
  • Temporary Lumpiness: This condition becomes noticeable within one to two weeks after surgery and becomes most pronounced between two to four weeks after surgery. This temporary lumpiness is the result of the normal healing process after liposuction. The intensity and duration of this condition can be minimized using open-drainage and bimodal-compression.
  • Swelling: Swelling of the Legs and Ankles can occur following liposuction on any part of the lower extremity. This swelling is usually mild to moderate in degree.

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