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: How dangerous is liposuction?
A: As with any major surgery, liposuction carries risks. It is very safe when done with restrain. Extensive liposuction can become dangerous.
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. How much weight can you lose with liposuction?
A: Liposuction can help you lose weight. Basically, liposuction is a body shaping procedure; weight loss is an added advantage. If you are ready to take care of lifestyle, liposuction can be the first step towards a new life.
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.