Liposuction (Fat Removal) - Benefits and Uses of Liposuction
To removing body fat by using suction has proven to be a safe and effective surgical alternative that can result in a better body contour with minimal scarring.
Liposuction is the method of removal of excess body fat by suction with specialized surgical equipment, typically performed by a plastic surgeon. It works by surgically removing fat from under the skin in problem areas, such as the chin and neck, upper arms, abdomen, buttocks, thighs, knees, calves and ankles. The male chest is also a common area for treatment. It uses much smaller instruments than liposuction, is safer, and allows a more balanced and even result. It is often performed under local anesthesia as an office based surgery and does not require an overnight hospital stay.
It helps in reducing fat deposits in those areas which do not respond well to diet and exercise. It is a controlling procedure specifically to deal with resistant fatty bulges.
This technique is very effective for the following body parts:
It is also commonly used on areas that require enhanced precision, such as the face, neck, arms, calves and ankles. Individuals who have large areas of excess fat on other parts of the body may also be good candidates for tumescent liposculpture.
Lipoplasty is most suitable for women and men who are of relatively normal weight, but have isolated pockets of fat that cause certain areas of their body to appear out of proportion.
There are several different liposuction procedures.
Uses for liposuction:
Some important uses of liposuction are as:-
Type of anesthesia used:
The twilight anesthesia, or IV sedation, which is an innovative method of anesthesia for facial plastic surgery is used in the case of fat removal surgery. A local anesthetic is also used for your comfort. Most of our patients are able to recover and head home within 15 minutes of the procedure because none of the unwanted side effects from general anesthesia are experienced.
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