One of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures,Liposuction sculpts the body by removing undesirable fat that has not responded to diet and exercise from areas such as the back, abdomen, waist, hips, thighs, knees, chin, neck and upper arms. Liposuction reveals the natural contour of the body that had been concealed by the collection of excess fat in unnatural spots. Local anesthesia may be used for small areas and general anesthesia is used for the rest. The length of the procedure varies depending on the amount of fat being removed.
Liposuction is usually done with tumescent technique to minimize blood loss and obtain smoother result. A small metal tube is used to suction the fat. Ultrasound technique is used as necessary to break up the fat in certain areas before suctioning it out. The incisions are tiny and largely hidden in inconspicuous places. The treated areas are kept compressed with a garment to minimize swelling. Most patients are able to move about freely within a few days. While the result is immediate, the figure continues to improve for several months.
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