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Liposuction, also known as lipoplasty/lipectomy is a cosmetic procedure that slims and reshapes specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits that have been resistant to diet and exercise. Liposuction in bangalore improves your body contours and proportion, and ultimately, enhancing your self-image.

  • What is Liposuction ?

    Liposuction in Bangalore

    Liposuction is asurgical technique done to improve body's contour by removing excess of stubborn fat. Liposuction slims and reshapes specific areas of the body.

    Liposuction techniques may be used to reduce localized fat deposits of the:

    • Thighs
    • Hips and buttocks
    • Abdomen and waist
    • Gynecomastia (male breast tissue)
    • Breast
    • Upper arms
    • Axilla fat pad
    • Cheeks, chin and neck
    • Back
    • Inner knee
    • Chest area
    • Calves and ankles
    • Pubis
    • Outer thighs
    • Flanks
    • Inner thighs
    • Whole body sculpting
    • Lipoma excision by liposuction.

    Liposuction can be performed alone or along with other plastic surgery procedures.

  • What not to expect from liposuction

    Liposuction is not a substitute for proper diet, exercise and nor treatment for obesity.

    It is also not an effective treatment for cellulite – the dimpled skin that typically appears on the thighs, hips, and buttocks – or loose saggy skin, it only removes fat.

  • Ideal Liposuction candidates

    If you are bothered by excess fat deposits – located anywhere on your body – that don't respond to diet or exercise, liposuction may be right for you.

    You can be a good candidate for liposuction if you are:

    • Healthy individuals and do not have a life-threatening illness or medical conditions that can impair healing.
    • Adults within 30% of their ideal weight and have firm, elastic skin and good muscle tone
    • Do not have smoking habits and have a positive outlook and realistic goals in mind for the improvement of your appearance.
  • Liposuction recovery

    The recovery period for liposuction depends on the type of the kind of anaesthesiaused, type of liposuction you have, how large the treated area is.

    During your liposuction recovery, a compression garment or bandages may cover surgical/treated areas once your procedure/surgery is completed. These help to control swelling, bruising and compress the skin to your new body contours. In addition, small temporary drains may be placed in existing incisions beneath the skin to remove any excess blood or fluid.

    You will be given specific instructions that may include:

    • How to care for the surgical/treated areas and small temporary drains.
    • To aid healing and reduce the potential for infection you will be given medications to apply or take orally.
    • Specific instructions to look for at the surgical site or in your general health
    • Your next follow up date with your Plastic surgeon.
    • Make sure to ask your Plastic surgeon specific questions regarding your recovery period:
    • Will I have dressings/bandages after surgery?
    • When will they be removed?
    • Are stitches removed? When?
    • What medication will I be prescribed after surgery?
    • When can I resume normal activity and exercise?
    • When do I return for follow-up care?
    • Where will I be taken after my surgery is complete?
    • What medication will I be given or prescribed after surgery?
    • Will I have dressings/bandages after surgery?
    • How long will I wear the compression garment?
    • Are stitches removed? When?
    • When can I resume normal activity and exercise?
    • When do I return for follow-up care?

    It may take several weeks to months for the swelling to fully dissipate. As it does, you may notice changes and differences in the treatedarea. Gradually your new contours will be apparent when the swelling and fluid retention commonly experienced following liposuction subside and your enhanced self-image should continue to develop.

    Following your surgeon's instructions is key to the success of your surgery.

    It is important that the surgical incisions during the time of healing period are not subjected to excessive force, swelling, abrasion, or motion. Your doctor will give you specific instructions on how to care for yourself.

    As one age, it is natural to lose some firmness/elasticity of the skin, but most of your improvement should be relatively permanent.

    Although good results are expected from your procedure, there is no guarantee. In some situations, it may not be possible to achieve optimal results with a single surgical procedure and another surgery may be necessary.

    Liposuction does not improve lax skin tone.

  • Liposuction before and after results

    The results of liposuction will be long lasting, provided you maintain a stable weight and general fitness.

    You can view liposuction before and after photos in our gallery.

  • Liposuction risks and safety information

    The decision to have plastic surgery is extremely one's own personal decision. Your plastic surgeon will explain in detail the likely outcomes, risks and the potential complicationsassociated with surgery. You will have to decide if the risks of liposuction are acceptable and the benefits will achieve your goals. Secondary procedures may sometimes be required to reduce excess skin. Special considerations are needed when large amounts usually more than five liters of fat are suctioned.

    You will be asked to sign consent forms to ensure that you fully understand the procedure and any risks or potential complications associated with procedure.

  • Your liposuction consultation

    During yourconsultation with Plastic Surgeon feel free to discuss:

    • Surgical goals you're expecting.
    • Previous medical conditions, surgeries, medical treatments, and drug allergies if any.
    • Current medications, vitamins and herbal supplements,
    • Alcohol, tobacco, and drug use.

    Your plastic surgeon may also:

    • Examine your general health status and any pre-existing health conditions or risk factors will be evaluated
    • Discuss your liposuction options
    • Take photographs
    • Recommend a course of treatment
    • Discuss likely outcomes of liposuction, risks and the potential complications associated with surgery
  • Questions to ask your liposuction surgeon

    You can use the following checklist as a guide during your liposuction consultation with your surgeon

    • Am I an ideal candidate for this procedure?
    • Do you have before-and-after photos I can look at for this procedure and what results are reasonable for me?
    • Where and how will you perform my procedure and what surgical technique is recommended for me?
    • What are the risks and complications associated with my procedure?
    • How are complications handled?
    • What kind of help will I need during my recovery and how long recovery period can I expect?
    • What will be expected of me to get the best results?
    • What are my options if I am dissatisfied with the cosmetic outcome of my liposuction?

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