Liposuction Body contouring

Liposuction is a process by which fat is permanently removed through a suctioning process. It is not a substitute for weight loss but, rather, a method of reshaping the body's contours.

Liposuction or lipoplasty is the term referring to minimal access removal of fatty tissue which is typically used for contouring the body.

The spectrum of application has increased over the years in the same way as the safety of the technique and the versatility of technologies used.

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At the time of the consultation regarding lipoplasty or liposuction, it is important to discuss with your surgeon the general medical problems as they may influence the safety of the procedure and the decision regarding the extent of the treatment.

Excess weight may represent a problem related to liposuction mostly because this type of treatment is not a solution for weight loss.

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At the time of the surgery, depending on the anaesthetic agreed upon, if the intervention is carried out with general anaesthesia the patient is asleep throughout the treatment.

For local anaesthetic with intravenous sedation there is awareness of the process but the sedation reduces significantly the discomfort related to infiltration with local anaesthetic.

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During the recovery from liposuction treatment, the considerations are related to management of the swelling and bruising and return to activity whilst minimising the risk of infection and controlling the pain.

The antibiotics prescribed at the end of the treatment usually need to be carried on for the first 5 to 7 days.

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Anaesthesia related to liposuction as well as other surgical interventions carries a small risk on its own and essentially represents the most controlled aspect of any surgical treatment.

Bleeding and bruising after liposuction tends to be variable and to some extent is proportionate with the volume of reduction through liposuction.

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