Liposuction Reviews

View patient and surgeon reviews written about liposuction. The word “liposuction” today is not surprising. The concept itself was derived from the combination of the Latin word lipos (fat) and the English word suction. Liposuction is one of the most popular operations in the world. This plastic operation of the abdomen and thighs, removal of linden and climacteric hump, the second chin, etc. Most often, liposuction is used for the abdominal area and hips.

What problems does liposuction solve?

Some people mistakenly believe that liposuction is used for weight loss. In fact, it is not considered an alternative to physical exercises and diets, since it is most often used for already thin patients, with the purpose of correcting the contours of the body.

25 Year Old Woman Treated With Liposuction With Doctor Leo Lapuerta, MD, Houston Plastic Surgeon

The safe volume of fat removed should not exceed 7% of body weight, therefore, liposuction is not considered as a method for weight loss.

Liposuction is the removal of fat through thin (4-5mm) hollow cannulas with the help of vacuum.

Since the fat tissue after removal is not restored, then re-deposition of fat in the places of liposuction is impossible.

Liposuction: preparation for surgery

Liposuction is indicated for patients who have localized fat deposits, the so-called “fat traps”. Even with significant weight loss these zones change the contour of the body. The most frequent locations of these “fat traps” are the “second chin”, the abdomen, flanks, the “riding breeches” and the inner thighs. Liposuction is effective for diseases such as gynecomastia, menopausal hump (widow hump), removing lipomas.

Whether liposuction will help in a specific individual case – this question will be answered by a plastic surgeon on a personal consultation. A plastic surgeon will tell you about the advantages of the method and prescribe a comprehensive examination. Good patient health is a prerequisite for liposuction, as with other surgical procedures. If you have kidney and liver diseases, diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, blood clotting disorder, anemia, hypertryosis, varicose veins of the lower extremities, then you should discuss with your doctor any risks or complications.

Chin Augmentation By Doctor S. Randolph Waldman, MD, Lexington Facial Plastic Surgeon

Liposuction is a safe enough and effective method of reducing fat deposits, but still has certain risks and complications, like all surgical operations. Individual risk is based on the state of health before the operation, the area and the volume of liposuction. Therefore, it is recommended to provide the surgeon with complete and reliable information about the state of health at the consultation.

Liposuction: surgery

There are several types of liposuction:

  • Ultrasonic liposuction;
  • Laser liposuction;
  • Vacuum liposuction.

The popularity of this or that type of liposuction varies from time to time. It is more connected not with any evident advantages, but with the marketing struggle of firms promoting certain methods to the market.

What kind of liposuction to use in treatment, the surgeon decides, based on the individual characteristics of the patient. Depending on the type of surgery, liposuction can last from 30 minutes to 2 hours. Liposuction allows to use both local and general type of anesthesia. When removing significant amounts of fat, liposuction can be planned for several successive procedures.

Liposuction can be used as an independent procedure, and in combination with other operations, such as tummy tuck, breast reduction, lipofilling (fat transplantation). The aesthetic result after surgery largely depends on the condition of the patient’s skin.

Elastic skin without “stretch marks” after liposuction is effectively reduced and does not sag. If there is a change from the skin, then a combination of procedures with liposuction for tightening the skin is possible. The most common operations for laser liposuction: liposuction of the abdomen, liposuction of the thighs, liposuction of the chin and others.

Liposuction: recovery after surgery

If the liposuction was performed under local anesthesia, then the patient may leave the hospital on the same day. If under the general anesthesia, it will be possible to leave hospital, most likely, next day.

Liposuction of the abdomen and hips involves wearing special compression underwear for at least a month from the time of the procedure. Sensitivity of the skin in the operated sites is completely restored in a few weeks.

Incisions up to 6-7 mm are located in the folds of the skin, so that they can hardly be discerned. The result of liposuction objectively verifiable already after 2 months, when the swelling subsides completely.

Incisions up to 6-7 mm are located in the folds of the skin, so that they can hardly be discerned. The result of liposuction objectively verifiable already after 2 months, when the swelling subsides completely. However, the popularity of liposuction is growing all the time. It is made for both men and women.

29 Year Old Woman Treated With Laser Liposuction By Dr. Richard E. Moore, MD, Saint Louis Physician

In some cases, even children – for medical reasons. Liposuction is considered a safe operation for the health.

Possible complications and risks are usually explained both by the competence of the doctor who conducted the procedure and by the individual features of the patient’s recovery.

Liposuction should be done in a clinic with the most modern medical equipment and a good professional reputation.

The cost of liposuction

Prices for liposuction can vary significantly. Depending on the volume and type of operation, the method of anesthesia, on what areas of the body will be performed liposuction, the price will be calculated individually, directly by the personal operating surgeon. You can find out the exact price already during the first consultation.

Liposuction Reviews:

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  • Smart Lipo Arms Reviews
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  • Face Liposuction Reviews
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  • Non Invasive Liposuction Reviews
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  • Lipodissolve Injections Reviews
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  • Ultrasonic Liposuction Reviews
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  • Liposuction Recovery Reviews
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  • Inner And Outer Thighs Liposuction Review
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