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FAQ: Liposuction 

What is liposuction?

Liposuction is a surgical procedure that enhances the body’s shape by removing/taking out excess fat from deposits and improving the body contours and curves. In short liposuction removes excessive fat from the body with suction, through specialized cannula.

Who is a good candidate for liposuction?

Who is not a good candidate for liposuction?

How much weight can I lose by liposuction?

Liposuction is not a surgery for overall weight loss. To accomplish manageable weight loss results proper diet and exercise must always be integral parts of an individual´s way of life. Liposuction is basically intended to target localized pockets of fat thus enhanceing body shapes.

Is liposuction a reasonable treatment for obesity?

Liposuction is not the treatment of obesity. Liposuction is not successful, even if best is done, for individuals especially those who can´t get in shape by slimming down and work out. Obese patients quite often recover the weight that is removed by liposuction unless there is a substantial decrease in calorie intake (by dieting) or a critical increase in calorie expenditure (by exercising). Whenever large volume liposuctions are done in order to treat obesity part of disfigurement, there has been a huge increment in the frequency of surgical problems. It is not safe to remove immense amounts of fat by liposuction. It is risky to remove more than 8 to 10 pounds of fat by liposuction in a single day/sitting. In this way, liposuction won´t be of any huge benefits for an obese patient who believes that liposuction will help in the effort to get thinner.

What Questions Should I Ask before Choosing A Liposuction Surgeon?


There are various questions which you have to ask your cosmetic surgeon before the surgery. Below is the list for the same.

What happens if I gain weight after liposuction?

At the point when liposuction is performed accurately, the shapes of the body should be permanently improved. In other words, whether you put on weight, your new shapes and proportions ought to stay much the same as they were after liposuction. Weight gain will essentially make these shapes somewhat less noticeable. In the event, if you again lose the weight your shapes or contours ought to resume their post-liposuction size and shape.

Which Body Areas can be treated by Liposuction?


The most common treated areas for women are the abdomen, hips, breasts, thighs, buttocks, arms, knees, cheeks, and neck. In men, who involve around 15% to 25% of liposuction patients, the most regularly treated areas incorporate the neck and chin area, abdomen, and male breasts.

What are the side effects of Liposuction?

This cosmetic surgery procedure which is done to enhance the body´s shape & contours by removing abundant fat, is turning out to be more basic. Bruising, bleeding, swelling, infection, soreness can remain for few days to 2-3 weeks. Sometimes scars may not heal as desired.

The doctor should clarify the patient in a manner that he/she understands the risks involved during & while completing the procedure. Qualified and expert liposuction plastic surgeon minimizes the risks of liposuction to the patient.

How long will it be until I see results?

Most patients will see 90% of their definitive liposuction comes results within one to three months after surgery. For the initial couple of weeks after surgery there is postoperative swelling. The rate at which this swelling subsides depends upon the surgeon´s surgical technique and method of postoperative care. At the point when the surgeon closes the incisions with stitches, swelling generally resolves within 8 to 12 weeks.

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