Liposuction is a plastic surgical operation aimed to improve the body’s appearance and to smooth irregular body shapes by smelting and extracting unwanted extra fat amount from deposits located under the skin .
Candidates for Liposuction
Some people of average weight have pockets of fat in specific places of body that don’t respond to regimen or exercise, these situations usually be due to genetic traits, and Liposuction surgery will be the right address for them which slims and reshapes these certain areas.
Which areas could be treated by Liposuction?
-The most commonly treated areas for women are:
The belly, breasts, hips, outer thighs, anterior thighs, inner thighs, knees, arms, buttocks, cheeks and neck.
-In men, who are nearly 20% of liposuction patients, the most commonly treated areas include:
The chin and neck area, belly, flanks (“love-handles”), and breasts.
How does Liposuction operation performed?
Our plastic surgeon in Halicioglu Tip Merkezi will discuss the procedure with you before undergo the liposuction operation to choose which technique he will use to prepare the zone where fat is unwanted .
Liposuction could performed under a local or general anaesthetic. The duration of the procedure depends on the technique chosen , targeted areas and the amount of fat to be removed.
When the area is prepared, a small incision is opened.
A sterile liquid solution is injected into the vein to reduce bleeding, trauma, bruising and swelling.
Then a cannula (thin suction tube) attached to a specialised vacuum pump (powerful sucking machine) is then inserted, The cannula is pushed and pulled through the fat layer with a frequent motion to fragment the fat tissue and in this step you may feel scraping or rasping sensation from the cannula movement, The dislodged fat is then sucked out through the cannula using the vacuum pump.
Many cuts may be needed if there’s a big place being treated, and your surgeon may treat the areas from different directions to get better results.
If you lose a lot of fluid or blood during the surgery, you may need fluid replacement (intravenously).
At the end of operation a small surgical tubes may be placed into the incisions to drain blood and fluid that gatherd during the next hours or few days postoperative.
After Liposuction operation
You can gradually go back to your daily activities after the liposuction operation.
Avoid alcohol for 5 days and smoking for 10 days after operation
You should to wear a corset in the first two Weeks after the operation, And its advisable to wear a corset at night in the next two Weeks.
Swimming , exercise, sauna, and solarium after one month in average.