Liposuction is an advanced technique in the cosmetic surgical procedure to get rid of excess fat from any part of the body where excess fat may have accumulated. It is a more accurate, less painful, and requires little time to get back to normal life after the surgery so that Liposuction could be the best available choice among all for fat reduction. As its name indicates, the word suction means to suck or leach out the excess fat; small cannula is insulted after making cuts to the parts of the body having fats. Liposuction is now a safer and more sophisticated treatment with the advancement in machinery used and increased expertise of doctors and surgeons performing it.
Types of Liposuction
There are different Liposuction techniques for various patients as required. Specifically, there are only three types of Liposuction used as of 2017.
In the process, the parts being treated are dazed under the local anesthesia, the patient can see the process if preferred. After local anesthesia, the Liposuction tube is inserted into the fatty part along with a local anesthetic solution to make sure there’s no pain during the surgery.
As it says, the ultrasound technique is used assisting the entire operation. The ultrasound is used to liquefy the fats; now it’s Liposuction tube that does its part in efficiently removing the fat. Local anesthesia is used in the process, and it can be applied to any body part.
In the surgery, Laser is used to liquefying the excess fat and is then removed during the operation using local anesthesia. The laser used must not cross the particular wavelength. Otherwise, it will damage and burn the tissues.
Pros of Liposuction
There are more than enough reasons to undergo Liposuction if you are obsessed with the excess fat that deforms body shape and self-confidence. It’s not about exercising and eliminating the tummy fat; it involves the overall body fat removal. Imagine all of your body fat from hips, arms, tummy, and ankles is gone in a day. The benefits of Liposuction are:
- Fit and attractive body and figure
- Increased self-confidence
- You can wear old clothes; they will fit you perfectly
- Weight loss
Before the Liposuction surgery, a couple of sessions with surgeons are arranged for the patient by clinic free of cost. All the details during and after the surgery, prescriptions, medical history, and everything related will be discussed with the patient. You will be given an appointment for the session.
Surgeon marks the areas to be incised after local anesthesia is injected before the surgery. After that, cuts are made, and Liposuction tube is inserted to suck out the excess fat. The same procedure is repeated for every part of the body until the operation is completed.
After the Surgery
The recovery process is quick and requires no particular bed rests or months of prescriptions or medications. Pain may occur, doctors provide painkillers for that. Stitches are removed after a week; some patients are provided with warm garments to avoid bleeding and exposure. You can get back to normal routine 3-4 days after the treatment in normal surgery; it may lengthen to 10 days bed rest in extensive surgeries.
Risks and Prevention
As Liposuction is a simple and more effective technique, don’t underestimate that it can’t backfire. There may be some complications and risks associated with the surgery; some are common while others are rare. Some common after effects of Liposuction are:
- Swelling of operated part
- Scars and bruises
- Swelling of specific body part
- Numbness and pain
- Rare cases included infections and continued bleeding.