Liposuction is done to improve body contour by removing excess fat from deposits located between the skin and muscle. The surgery is usually done in the areas like tummy, hips, breasts, thighs and arms. This cosmetic body procedure is done to remove fatty deposits that exercise fails to get rid of. It is a frequently done procedure by Dr. Venkatesh.
Any candidate for liposuction must know what the liposuction procedure can exactly do. You need to understand that liposuction can enhance the way you look, but it won’t necessarily change your appearance or cause other people to treat you differently. It is important to think carefully about your expectations and discuss them with your surgeon.
The closed procedure is less time consuming as compared to the open procedure, But the open procedure provides better access for sculpting the cartilages and the nasal skeletal frame work. Click Here for frequently asked questions.
People with normal weight with firm, elastic skin but having pockets of excess fat in certain areas are the best candidates for liposuction. If you are physically healthy, psychologically stable and realistic in your expectations, you are fit for the procedure.
Surgeon can use any of the liposuction techniques – tumescent, vaser, laser, super wet, dry, ultrasonic techniques. Fat is removed from various body parts using a hollow stainless steel tube called cannula by creating a vacuum. The process is called suction assisted liposuction. There is another technique that uses a motor causing the cannula to vacillate back and forth. This is termed power assisted liposuction. Both the methods have their own advantages and disadvantages. At the end, it depends on the sculpting skills of your surgeon. In any form of liposuction the final procedure is the suctioning of fat. This is the most important step and can be achieved only with the suctioning and sculpting abilities of the surgeon. Hence, it is important for one to choose the liposuction surgeon who is well experienced and who has good sculpting and suctioning skills. A large volume of diluted anesthesia is injected into the area requiring liposuction. In some cases, general anesthesia may be desirable.
Post- surgery, you will be taken to a recovery area. You will most likely be wearing a compression garment that shrinks the skin. You may feel the operated area sore as if you have undergone a rigorous workout. After a short period of observation, you will be allowed to go home. Recovery time varies greatly in individual patients.
Hospital stay: 1 Day
First follow up: 5th post op day
Second follow up : 12th day
Precautions: To avoid Exertion, Gym, Sports for 6 weeks after the procedure.
Pressure garment: This a tight stretchable garment(Corset) which needs to be worn for 8 weeks in order to contour the operated area.
Results: can be appreciated after 6 weeks to 6 months
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