Liposuction is a surgical operation that removes fat from particular body parts using a suction technique, such as the belly, hips, thighs, buttocks, arms, or neck. Liposuction contours these areas as well. Lipoplasty and body contouring are other terms for Liposuction.
Liposuction isn’t usually thought of as a weight-loss method or an alternative to dieting. If you’re overweight, diet and exercise, as well as bariatric operations like gastric bypass surgery, are more likely to help you lose weight than Liposuction.
If you have excess body fat in specific areas but otherwise maintain a healthy weight, you may be a candidate for Liposuction. But there is so much to know about liposuction, so if you are thinking of having this surgery, then here is everything you need to know.
Liposuction is a procedure that removes fat from body parts that haven’t responded to diet and exercise, such as the:
Additionally, Liposuction can be utilized for breast reduction or gynecomastia treatment.
Fat cells expand in size and volume as you gain weight. Liposuction, as a result, reduces the number of fat cells in a given area. The amount of fat removed is determined by the look of the area and the amount of fat present. As long as your weight is stable, the subsequent contour modifications are usually permanent.
The skin adapts to the changing shapes of the treated areas after Liposuction. The skin will appear smooth if you have a good skin tone and suppleness. However, if your skin is thin and brittle, the skin in the treated regions may appear loose.
Cellulite dimpling and other skin surface abnormalities are not improved with Liposuction. Similarly, Liposuction does not eliminate stretch marks.
You must be in good health and free of problems because problems could complicate surgery, such as limited blood flow, coronary artery disease, diabetes, or a weakened immune system.