Liposuction, commonly referred to as fat removal, removes excess fatty deposits to sculpt and improve your body. This procedure allows for detailed improvements and body contour and is most suited to those patients who have excess fat deposits that won’t respond to diet and exercise. It also suited to those patients who feel certain areas of their body are out of proportion with their natural features.
Your surgeon will use a vaccum-like device with a cannula to help suck out and remove the fat.
Ultrasound energy helps to break up the fat under the skin, loosens it from the body and further allows for easier removal of fat. This type of liposuction is also known as high definition liposuction or Vaser liposuction
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Liposuction treats fatty bulges and allows for sculpting and defining the body in a subtle and detailed way
Reduction of excess fat in a particular problem area can greatly improve the appearance of your silhouette and allow for balanced proportions.
Patients can expect to experience tightness and stiffness in the areas that have been treated. Bruising, swelling and redness is also normal experiences as the skin tissue and sensory nerves heal.
Many patients return to desk jobs a few days after the procedure, but this may vary. You will be required to wear a compression garment post surgery which helps to encourage skin contraction and minimize swelling. Your stiches are usually removed 1 week post operatively.
Walking is essential to prevent the formation of blood clots however refrain from weight bearing or resistance exercises of any kind.
With proper care, scars should fade over the months following surgery. Scars are generally refined to fine incision lines one year after surgery.
The areas that have been treated may feel unusually tight, and patients commonly have bruising and swelling. Pain medication and muscle relaxants are prescribed. To alleviate any discomfort, cool compress (not cold) may be applied to the treated region.
The neck, abdomen ,tummy, hips, back, flank (love handles), arms and thighs can all be treated through Liposuction.
The surgery usually takes between 30 min – 2 hours and depends on how many areas you have treated.
Many patients will see initial results right away, but it can take many months until the swelling has fully subsided.
The procedure is intended to last many years. However, it is important to maintain and healthy lifestyle and diet in order to avoid future weight gain.
*There is no guarantee of specific outcomes so individual results and experiences can vary from person to person.
Dr. Khan will go through any questions or concerns you may have about your procedure. He will also go through associated risks. During your in depth consultation, you will have the ability to see what your liposuction results will look like with an advanced system called the Crisalix 3D Imaging software. The 3D image is created with a specialized camera. *There is no guarantee of specific outcomes so individual results and experiences can vary from person to person.
You must not smoke. Smoking can greatly impair your safety prior to surgery and your ability to heal following surgery.
You may ease into your regular fitness routine 6 weeks post surgery. However, it is important to realize that your body may take time to return to its previous strength.
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