Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery which aids in removing the excess fats from the human body which can include abdomen, thighs, neck, back, etc. Liposuction is one of the most effective ways of removing a huge chunk of fats, especially for people who are overweight or obese. Average weight reduction that can take place in liposuction is around 45 pounds which is equivalent to 23 kg of fat from the body. It is performed more on abdomen for women; sometimes it involves thighs for both the sexes. Patients should be over 18 years of age and healthy to undergo liposuction. After the liposuction, patients are advised to avoid anything which aids in weight gain, which is again a reverse process. Hence after liposuction procedure one is abstained from smoking, drinking, consuming fatty and junk foods, etc. it is the most popular type of cosmetic surgeries in the modern world which leaves no scars behind, unlike tummy tuck and lap band surgeries.
The cost of liposuction can fluctuate anywhere between $ 1,200 to 9,000 depending on number of times of treatment. A number of companies like Capital One, Healthcare Finance, CareCredit, or Unicorn® Financial are available for financing options for liposuction.
Patients who undergo liposuction recover anytime between two to five weeks. Mild dizziness and some uneasiness are common feelings for patients who undergo any type of cosmetic surgery. However, liposuction will enhance body contour by straitening the waist region and stiffening the muscles around the body contour which gives an individual an attractive appearance. However, the incision marks due to the liposuction will continue to remain for a considerable amount of time, although the visibility of such lines will remain for a life time. But most of the surgeons make sure that incision marks are hidden under a bathing veil or undergarments.
People in North American countries and partly from Europe choose for a second liposuction as they grow older, which means that they want to carry themselves younger for most part of their lives. This trend is always observed in more developed countries, especially in obese people and middle aged adults who prefer to have a youthful look for a longer period of their lives. Liposuction also enables the body to remain slim, fit and perform more activities like swimming, athletics, etc.
Recovery from tummy tuck differs for different individuals, some individuals may require months to finally settle and witness final result of abdominoplasty. Many times swelling and bulging of the skin are common symptoms after surgical effects. In such cases, a constant follow up with the physical surgeon is preferred. A good relationship with the tummy tuck surgeon will definitely save recovery time, money and the effort in dealing with recovery processes. People often think that the relationship with the surgeon ends just after tummy tuck surgery, but this is not the case in majority of the patients and many of the need timely care and medical intervention for effective tummy tuck recovery processes.