Liposuction is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of fat deposits by suction and the subsequent modeling of the body. Each area of the body is treated independently.
What does Liposuction surgery do?
It removes the localized deposits of fat that are resistant to diets and physical exercise. If you try to keep fit and you eat healthy food and still you can't get rid of the fat of certain areas of your body, especially in the abdomen, hips, knees, ankles, arms and face, then liposuction may be the answer you are looking for. It models your body. If programmed correctly, the fat removed may be used to add volume to your buttocks.
What does Liposuction surgery NOT do?
It does not lift hanging skin. If your problem is the excess skin, we recommend that you visit the section of our site devoted to dermolipectomy. It does not cure obesity. If you suffer severe eating disorders, you may be interested in visiting the section of our site devoted to bariatric surgery. It does not eliminate cellulite. Liposuction deals with deep fat deposits, whereas cellulite is a superficial problem. It does not make you look like somebody else and it does not guarantee that you will be treated differently by others.
How is a Liposuction surgery performed?
Local anesthesia and complementary sedation for simple cases. General anesthesia if the area that is going to be treated is too large.
Between 30 minutes and 3 hours, according to the complexity of the case.
Liposuction usually has very good results, both for men and for women of any age, regardless of the weight of the patient. After a typical liposuction performed in the abdomen or waist, you may lose between 7 to 11 pounds (3.5 to 5 kg), according to the area treated.Your body will have more harmonious lines, which will probably make you feel more satisfied when you look at yourself and will make it easier to choose new clothes. The scars, which are very small, will become unnoticeable in no time.