This operation, which is also called Liposuction –Lipo shaping –Body shaping –Lipo sculpturing –Body Sculpturing –Body contouring, roughly means the suction of the fat (lipo-fat and suction).
It is a method in which the body is transformed into the desired shape by removing fat from the undesired areas of the body.
Today, many different new techniques have been developed on this topic. Among these the methods such as:
Power assisted liposuction
Body Tite can be listed.
In fact, all methods essentially rely on the same basis. The aim is to make the body proportions more normal. Liposuction is not a method of weight loss but it is actually a method of body shaping.
The dry technique in which no liquid was given in the past is replaced with the tumescent liposuction at the present day. Tumescent liposuction is liposuction performed after subcutaneous infusion of fluid. The aim here is to inject the liquid which is prepared according to the amount of fat to be taken before the liposuction into the area. Thus, there is less blood loss due to shrinkage of the blood vessels and more fat intake. At the same time, thanks to the local anesthetics in this liquid, the pain after the operation is significantly reduced.
How Is the Liposuction Surgery Made?
Summarizing all the above mentioned methods, it is made by placing special cannulas with the help of 3-4 mm incisions from the appropriate areas. With the help of a system with a vacuum medium varying according to the preferred methods after the liquid giving process, fats are taken out of the body. If necessary, these fat tissues can be used for the purpose of injection.
The operation takes around 1-3 hours according to the area where the application will be made. You can go home so as to take a rest after 5 – 6 hours’ of resting after the operation. You will be allowed to take a bath on the 3rd day. You will be recommended to wear a corset for 4-6 weeks in average.
How Is the Healing Process After Liposuction? What Is Needed To Pay Attention To?
Gerneally we recommend an active life after the liposuction procedures.
Hardness is felt for 6 weeks in the areas where liposuction is applied. This means that there is edema.
Although a great majority of the fat tissues broken up during the process are taken out of the body by vacuum, some of them are endeavored to be taken away along with the liquid through the lymph ducts. This period of 6 weeks corresponds to this time period. Our body goes through a series of improvement processes at this stage and the edemas begin to decrease in this process.
The more fluids you take and the more active life you live within the period, this process works in your favor. There is no drawback in starting to play sports at the end of the first week. On the contrary, it will assist your body to get into shape more quickly.
Is Liposuction Painful?
The local anesthetic drugs within the liquid that is given before the operation to the areas where fats will be taken, make the post-operation less painful, and in the next 1-3 day period, there might be pains which can be controlled with simple painkillers.
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