Liposuction or liposculpture is indicated to resolve the accumulation of localized fat that not disappear with diet, exercise and massage, is very useful in the treatment of generalized obesity, is a simple technique with little risk when performed by a certified Plastic Surgeon, used by men and women of all ages who do not get the desired results with diet and exercise.
These are not procedures to lose weight, there are to shape the figure.
This procedure improves body appearance and smoothen irregular or distorted body shapes by removing unwanted deposits of excess fat, so it is sometimes called body contouring. Liposuction may be useful for contouring under the chin, neck, cheeks, upper arms, breasts, abdomen, buttocks, hips, thighs and knees.
The treatment consist in destroy and take out the fatty tissue beneath the skin which is achieved by introducing a thin tube in adipose tissue through a small incision of a few millimeters. The fat is previously prepared with plenty solution of salt and water (saline solution) with a vasoconstrictor.
In liposuction treatments, first, is made a liposuction deeply that allows emptying of the fat volume. Subsequently, a superficial liposuction is repeated to allow good skin retraction and to get a perfect molding. In some cases it can be as simple procedure that bed rest is not needed. Daily activity can help the speedy recovery. Patients will need to use compression garments or girdle for 2 to 3 months.