Q: What age can you get liposuction?
A: The person needs to be over 18 years of age and in good health. Age is no bar for the liposuction surgery.
Q: Can I be pregnant after liposuction surgery?
A: Yes, you can have a baby after the surgery. It is a superficial surgery not touching your uterus or any viscera.
Q: Is the procedure of liposuction painful?
A: During the procedure of liposuction, local or general anesthesia will be administered. One might feel a little discomfort after the surgery, which will subside with medication. Expert surgeon and advance technology are the key factors to minimise the pain
Q: Is bleeding after liposuction normal?
A: when open drainage technique is followed, the Drainage of bloody fluid from the incisions is common during the first 2-3 postoperative days.
Q: What can be the sequel of liposuction?
A: The sequel of liposuction can be experienced with the following:
Expert cosmetic surgeon, accredited surgical facility and advance technology reduces chances of any sequelly
- Anesthesia risks
- Irregular pigmentation
- Poor wound healing
- Change in skin sensation that may persist
- Damage to deeper structures such as nerves, blood vessels, muscles, lungs, and abdominal organs
- Deep vein thrombosis, cardiac and pulmonary complications
- Fluid accumulation
- Irregular contours or asymmetries
- Rippling or loose skin, worsening of cellulite
- Need for revision surgery
- Persistent swelling.
Q: What is Liposuction?
A:Liposuction is a body contouring surgery where stubborn fat is removed from the various bodyarea through small tiny incision in hidden area.
Q: Is Liposuction safe?
A: Liposuction is very safe surgical procedure. 3 most important points for the safe liposuction surgery
- You must be physically fit to undergo surgery.
- You select a board certified, well experienced plastic cosmetic surgeon.
- It should be done at accredited hospital set up with staying facility if needed.
Q: Is liposuction worth it?
A:More than 90% patient who underwent liposuction surgery feel it is worth their money, time and effort.
Q: What is laser assisted liposuction?
A: Laser assisted liposuction means laser is used to melt fat just before fat suction during liposuction. The benefits of laser assisted liposuction reduces blood loss, reduces pain and tighten the skin, better body contouring and ultimately increase safety of liposuction surgery for you.
Q: Can I go for liposuction?
A: You can opt for liposuction if you want to get rid of stubborn fat or body contouring, you can go for liposuction surgery if you are:
- Physically fit.
- Above the age of 18 years.
- Emotionally fit to undergo surgery and recovery
- You have under stood the limitations of liposuction surgery and have realistic expectations.
- You are ready to maintain your weight to maintain the result of liposuction.
Q: Do liposuction scars go away?
A: In practice, liposuction scars becomes in conspicuous in 6 to 9 months. But in literal meaning once cut in skin, mark stays forever. Liposuction surgery is done through tiny punctures in hidden body area. Your cosmetic surgery will advice you about scar care and creams after surgery, so at the end scar is hardly visible.
Q: Does fat grow back after liposuction?
A: Fat does not grow back in same area after liposuction. After adult hood, fat cells doesn’t increase in number, they increase in size only. Liposuction removes fat cells, so fat will not grow back with same pace in the operated area. However, fat can grow in non operated area if you put on weight.
Q: How is liposuction done?
A: Small area or single area can be operated in local anesthesia while large area or multiple areas require general anesthesia. Small tiny punctures made at intended area, and the tissue become turgid with medicine to soften fat and to reduce blood loss. Tiny hollow tubes (cannula) introduced through the puncture . Second end of the cannula is attached to the negative suction machine to suck out the fat, experienced surgeon and his artistic skills is the most important to get the best result of liposuction.
Q: How long should I wear compression garment after liposuction?
A: Routinely we advice pressure garment for 24 hours for first 3 weeks ,one can remove during bathing 10 to 12 hours of your choice for 3 more weeks, However it is best to follow your operating surgeon advice to get best recovery and result.
Q: What is liposuction surgery means?
A: Liposuction is a body contouring surgery where stubborn fat is removed from the various body area through small tiny incision in hidden area.
Q: How laser liposuction works?
A: Laser is energy base device where laser energy is converted to heat , which melt the fat and stimulate collagen synthesis and do coagulation of small blood vessels .melted fat is removed with small cannula. Laser liposuction has less blood loss, less pain and improve skin quality and tighten the skin.
Q: How safe is laser liposuction?
A: Laser liposuction is very safe body contouring procedure if performed by an expert plastic cosmetic surgeon at accredited hospital set up.
Q: What is laser liposuction procedure?
A: Laser liposuction is a type of liposuction procedure where medically approved laser is used to melt the fat tissue during liposuction surgery. There are various wave length of laser used in liposuction surgery. They selectively melt the fat without affecting surrounding tissue negatively. The melted fat is removed with small cannula. Laser liposuction has less blood loss, less pain and improves skin quality and tightens the skin.
Q: Can all the areas be targeted with liposuction?
A: Almost all the areas can be shaped by liposuction; liposuction surgeon will examine you and can tell how many areas can be safely treated at one session.
Q: Will Liposuction correct everything?
A: More or less liposuction can correct any localized fat deposit and gives you an alluring figure. The visceral fat, which is surrounding vital organs in your abdomen, cannot be removed with surgery. An associated weight reduction measure will remove the visceral fat.
Q: Does fat return after liposuction?
A: During the procedure, the fat cells are removed from the areas which are targeted. In fact, the fat cell doesn’t multiply; they can only increase in size, so the chances of gaining fat in the treated area are very less. If one gains weight, it will be visible in non-treated areas as you gain weight in normal circumstances. However, there is no substitute for a healthy lifestyle; one is expected to maintain the weight for long term results.
Q: Is it true that fat cells never go away?
A: Just like other cells in our body, fat cells die and get replaced. With weight loss, the size of the fat cells reduces. It does not move away completely, but with the liposuction procedure, fat cells cannot be replaced. They are removed from the body completely.
Q: What is the limitation of liposuction?
A: Liposuction is for localized fat deposits; it is not for global obesity. The body-contouring surgery cannot tighten poor quality skin or lose muscle after massive weight loss or pregnancy, it neither removes stretch marks or improve poor quality skin, which requires excision surgery like a tummy tuck or body lift depending on the area of concern.
Q: Is it possible to remove cellulite with liposuction?
A: Yes, VASER SMOOTH technology can melt superficial fat safely and it is possible to minimize the amount of cellulite “orange peel” appearance in the area with liposuction.
Q: Does liposuction remove stretch marks?
A: Liposuction is body contouring surgery. It will not remove the stretch marks. However, laser treatment help to reduce stretch marks.
Q: How long after liposuction will I see results?
A: You can see improved body contouring immediate post-surgery. complete liposuction result is visible in 4 to 6 months. You can see faster result with open drainage technique.
Q: Does liposuction result is the long term?
A: Liposuction results are generally long-lasting as long as you maintain your weight. If you gain weight after liposuction, your fat distribution may change.
Q: What is the best surgery for belly fat?
A: it depends on your BMI and body fat distribution,
If your BMI is less than 30 liposuction or tummy tuck is better, if your BMI is more than 35, weight loss surgery is better .
Q: Why is my stomach still big after liposuction?
A: Liposuction cannot reduce your visceral fat. So if the visceral fat is more or individual gain weight after liposuction, there may be an increase in the “visceral” fat that surrounds the abdominal organs.
Q: How dangerous is liposuction?
A: Liposuction is a skill demanding surgery, and should not be taken lightly or can be dangerous. Liposuction surgery with an experienced surgeon hand at an accredited centre is quite safe.
Q: Can I get liposuction on my stomach?
A: Yes, if you are physically and emotionally fit and you have extra fat on tummy, love handle, and back. You can have a nice shape with the help of liposuction.
Q: Is tummy tuck or lipo better?
A: Though Liposuction is great for flat & smooth Stomach as it removes extra fat at the stomach when the skin is loose, when the muscle tone is lost Tummy Tucks is better
Q: Which is more dangerous lipo or tummy tuck?
A: Liposuction is a straightforward procedure that carries a little risk or recovery downtime. Lipoabdominoplasty is a more extensive procedure and liposuction is a part of the modern tummy tuck.
Q: What can you not do after liposuction?
A: After liposuction, avoid staying stationary, taking blood thinners, vigorous exercise, don’t avoid pressure garment after surgery, and keep your body hydrated.
Q: How long after liposuction can I workout?
A: Recommends that patients can start or restart cardio like activity within 10 days and heavy exercise regimen about 2 to 3 weeks after liposuction.
Q: Does my insurance cover liposuction?
A: Health insurance plans do not cover liposuction surgery or its complications.
Q: How much does liposuction cost in India?
A: The AVERAGE cost of liposuction SURGERY in India ranges between USD 1000(INR 100,000) to USD3500 (INR 250,000).
Vaser/laser LIPOSUCTION COST in India is:
- STOMACH /Abdomen (upper and lower included) - $ 1600 to$1800 ( INR 12000 to 14000).
- Thighs (inner OR outer) $1200 to 1400 ( INR 90,000to 110,000).
- Thighs (inner AND outer) $1600 to 1800 (INR 120,000 to 140000).
- Hips/ Love handles $1600 to 1800 (INR 120,000 to 140000).
Q: How much does Liposuction surgery cost for the stomach in India?
A: Cost of Vaser/Laser liposuction surgery in India for stomach/abdomen (upper and lower included) is $1600 to $1800 (INR 12000 to 14000).
Q: How much does liposuction 360 cost?
A: Cost of 360 vaser/laser liposuction in Mumbai, India is USD 2000(INR 150,000) to USD 2500 (INR 200,000).
360 liposuction means treating the abdomen plus sides, waistline, flanks, and bra fat; a full 360° circumferential treatment of the torso area.
Q: What are the side effects of liposuction Surgery?
A: Occasional side effect of liposuction are:
- Lumpy and uneven contour
- Bleeding under the skin (haematoma, more bruise)
- temporary or persistent numbness
- Changes in skin colour in the treated areas
- Pulmonary oedem due to the fluid injected into the body
- A blood clot or fat in the lungs (termed embolism)
- Injury to the internal organs .
Any kind of operation tends to carry a small risk of:
- Developing a blood clot in a vein
- An allergic reaction to the anesthesia given
Q: Is liposuction high risk surgery?
A: Like any surgery liposuction carries certain risk. One can reduce risk significantly by selecting expert cosmetic surgeon, NABH recognized center where medical protocols are followed stringently and advance technique of liposuction surgery.
Q: How painful is liposuction recovery?
A: During the first few days of recovery, you can expect moderate pain and soreness. Your pressure garment and pain medication make this discomfort manageable. so follow your medication schedule closely. You should plan to limit your activity during this time as well.
Q: How much fat can liposuction remove?
A: One can remove 5 kg or 11 pound safely. Expert liposuction surgeon frequently remove fat up to 10 liters (Large volume liposuction) or more than 10 liters (mega liposuction) . yes there is little more chance of complications.
Q: Will liposuction flatten my stomach?
A: Liposuctions reduce stomach fat and slim it better than any other procedure available (non surgical lipolysis procedure like cool sculpting, ultrasound, laser, and vela shape).
Q: How long do liposuction results last?
A: Liposuction results are generally long lasting as long as you maintain your weight. If you gain weight after liposuction, fat will not come so fast in the same area but can accumulate in other body areas in short body fat distribution will change.
Q: Does fat grow back after lipo?
A: Once the fat is removed from an area, it does not grow back. Fat cells cannot increase in number but can increase in size. If weight increases after lipo, fat distribution will change.
Q: Does Lipo leave scars?
A: Liposuction involves several tiny holes in strategic area in when they heal, do leave tiny scars. These scars are not usually visible to the naked eye.
Q: Why is liposuction so painful?
A: Much of the swelling and soreness after liposuction is the result of residual blood tinged anesthetic solution that remains trapped under the skin after liposuction. Vaser liposelection and open drainage technique where fluid get drained through the tiny holes, pain, bruise and swelling is significantly lower.
Q: Is liposuction successful in India?
Liposuction is safe and successful if done with expert cosmetic plastic surgeon in India. Your cosmetic surgeon should be m.ch. In plastic surgery and should have good experience. One should look for his patient reviews and testimonial to make liposuction surgery successful in India.
Q: Is liposuction surgery permanent?
If liposuction is done with expert cosmetic plastic surgeon, it shows marked reduction in targeted area of stubborn fat and improved body shape. Fat will not come at same area so easily; however one has to maintain weight to maintain the result.
Q: Does liposuction ruin your body?
Liposuction does not ruin your body. In expert cosmetic plastic surgeons hand liposuction complications affecting your look negatively are rare. If one gain weight after liposuction, fat will accumulate in other area which you may not like it.
Q: Is liposuction a good way to lose weight?
Liposuction is not a good way to lose weight. Liposuction is basically body shaping procedure. As fat is removed only from the targeted area over all weight loss is not much.
Q: Is Vaser liposuction permanent?
Liposuction removes fat cells from the targeted area. As fat cells can increase in size but cant in numbers so practically result is permanent provided you maintain your weight.
Q: Is Vaser Lipo better than regular lipo?
VASER is USA FDA approved ultrasound technology for liposuction. Which selectively melt the fat cell without affecting surrounding structural tissues? Is also called ”LIPOSELECTION”.
So there is less pain, less blood loss, speedy recovery.
Q: Does Vaser Lipo tighten skin?
Yes, vaser lipo tighten the skin. Vaser is ultrasound liposuction technology selectively melt the fat. It melts the fat below skin and stimulates the collagen which leads to skin tightening.
Q: Is Vaser Lipo the best?
Vaser one of the best liposuction technology. Which selectively melt the fat cell without affecting surrounding structural tissues. Is also called ” liposelection”. So there is less pain, less blood loss, speedy recovery. It also stimulate the collagen synthesis leads to skin tightening. Better and precise control reduces surgeons fatigue and help to get desired shaping.
Q: How long does it take to see the results of liposuction?
One can see liposuction result immediately after surgery. As swelling reduces you can see better and better. Final result will be visible after 6 to 8 months.
Q: Do you see immediate results after liposuction?
You can see result immediately after liposuction surgery. Result will improve as swelling reduces. Final result will be visible in 6 to 8 months.
Q: How much weight can you lose with liposuction?
Liposuction removes fat from the targeted area not from the whole body. You will not see major weight loss but see major inch loss from the operated area.
Q: How can I flatten my stomach after liposuction?
Liposuction removes somatic fat so your tummy becomes flat. (Pinch able fat). Liposuction will not remove visceral fat. That you have to reduce with weight loss measures.
Q: Is liposuction worth the money?
More than 60 percent of patients are very happy .and more than 30 percent are happy with the lipo body contouring surgery.