Slim Down with a Liposuction Procedure
Liposuction also referred to as “lipo” is a procedure which its purpose is to slim down localized areas of the body. It now only resizes but also reshapes by removing excess areas of fat and in turn improving the body contour.
A patient can get Liposuction in various areas of the body, these include the thighs, hips and buttocks, abdomen and wait, upper arms, back, inner knee, chest area, cheeks, chin and neck, and finally calves and ankles. Liposuction can be performed alone or with accompanied by other procedures such as a facelift, breast lift, breast reduction, Brazilian butt lift and tummy tuck.
What will liposuction procedure not do?
Liposuction is not intended to remove extreme amounts of fat and it will not cure obesity. A liposuction is for someone who is generally fit but wishes to get rid of unwanted fat in areas that exercise and dieting will not diminish.
The recovery of a liposuction Procedure
After undergoing a liposuction, it is important to follow all directions given by the Surgeon. During the recovery time a compression garment or an elastic bandage is to be worn to cover the treated areas. This are not uncomfortable however they do help control the swelling areas as well as compress the skin to your new body contour.
Before a Liposuction Procedure
There are many steps to be taken before undergoing this procedure, these include
- Get lab testing or a medical evaluation
- Take certain medications or adjust your current medications
- Stop smoking
- Avoid taking aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs, and herbal supplements as they can increase bleeding