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Things you need to know about Liposuction

Things you need to know about Liposuction

Liposuction Ins and Outs.

In our efforts to educate our viewers about health and beauty here, we will explore things that you need to know about Liposuction.In this modern era, people are awfully busy in their routine work. They couldn’t even get spare time for the maintenance of their health. Eating too much junk food, lack of exercise, all have disturbed a healthy and well balanced life. This eventually leads to obesity. Man desires to look beautiful from the ancient times. Today’s busy lifestyle does not allow them to join a gym or to do proper exercise. Consequently, people approach the cosmetic surgeons in order to get excellent results in short time period.

What is Liposuction and it’s Types?

So the Liposuction falls under the category of cosmetic surgery which offers the people to lose their weight quickly. Liposuction is also known as lipoclastic. Liposuction is a procedure that is being used for the removal of fat beneath the skin from suction. The small stainless steel tube that is used for suction is called cannula. There are many ways to do liposuction e.g. liposuction can be done painlessly either totally by local anesthesia or with general anesthesia. Tumescent technique is recognized as world-wide standards of care. Tumescent technique has several advantages like Less blood loss, Intravenous fluid replacement is not necessary and bacteriostatic lidocaine may decrease the risk of infections. In liposuction, amount of fat can be safely removed in one session. In liposuction most commonly treated area are hips, abdomen, thighs, buttocks and face.

Features of a Good Candidate:

A good candidate for liposuction has firm elastic skin, slightly above average weight and also has good overall health. Candidate must be stable psychologically. A good candidate for liposuction also has realistic expectations about the result of this procedure. Age is not a major issue but old age patients have less elasticity in their skin than young patients. So, young people are good candidates than old age candidates.

Procedure of the liposuction:

Before the procedure, the surgeon and candidate discuss about the procedure and the areas that will be treated and candidate signed a consent form. On the day of surgery the surgeon asks the candidate to stand and targeted areas are marked while the candidate is in standing position. In the operating room, a sterilized solution is applied on the targeted areas. Then the patient is injected with local anesthesia. In the operating room, there will be some monitoring devices attached to the candidate’s body to keep track of heart rate, blood pressure and blood oxygen level. Incisions are small and when the cannula moves the patient only feels a scraping.

Result and Risks Involved in Liposuction:

Temporary swelling, bruising, numbness and permanent changes in the skin are the common side effects of liposuction. Liposuction surgery carries a risk of bleeding, infection, great risk for diabetic patients and the patients suffering from heart and lungs diseases. Death is very rare with liposuction but it can happen. Mostly the liposuction results are not appreciated by the surgeons and patients. Only those patients get permanent weight losses who maintain their weight and healthy lifestyle.

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