Liposuction

Healthy Woman - Liposuction

What is liposuction?

Liposuction is a procedure that removes excess fat through a suctioning process. Although it is not a substitute for weight loss, it is a way of changing the body's shape and contour.

Liposuction can be used to remove excess fat that does not respond to exercise and dieting, including fat around the thighs, stomach, upper arms, buttocks, or the waistline.

What are some different liposuction techniques?

Some of the different liposuction techniques include the following:

Possible complications associated with liposuction techniques

Possible complications associated with liposuction techniques may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Who are candidates for liposuction?

Generally, people of normal weight who have localized areas of protruding fat achieve the most desired results, however, persons who are slightly overweight can also benefit from liposuction. The best candidates for liposuction include the following:

Age is not a major factor, although older persons with diminished skin elasticity may not have the same results as persons with tighter skin.

About the procedure

Although each procedure varies, generally, liposuction surgeries follow this process:

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