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About Liposuction 

Wellbeing Medical Centre Liposuction surgeryLiposuction surgery slims and reshapes specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits. Liposuction improves your body contours and proportion, and ultimately, enhancing your self-image. 

Despite good health and a reasonable level of fitness, some people may still have a body with disproportionate contours due to localized fat deposits. These areas may be due to family traits rather than a lack of weight control or fitness.

*Liposuction surgery can be used to treat stubborn fat pockets in many parts of the body including the thighs, arms, neck, hips, waist, back, inner knee, chest, cheeks, chin, calves, and ankles. In some cases, liposuction is performed alone, in other cases it is used with plastic surgery procedures such as a facelift, breast reduction, or a tummy tuck.


FAQ – Liposuction 

What happens during the surgery?

Liposuction removes fat from your body using suction. During liposuction, small, thin cannulas are inserted through tiny cuts in the skin. Fat is suctioned out through these tubes as the doctor moves the tubes around under the skin to target specific fat deposits.

Liposuction is usually done as an outpatient procedure in a hospital or day surgery centre. In general, it does not require an overnight hospital stay unless a large volume of fat is being removed. Local anesthesia is used in some cases. And you may or may not be given a sedative to help you relax. If a large area or volume of fat is being treated, general anaesthesia or deep sedation with a local anaesthetic may be used.

Liposuction techniques

There are few techniques, out of which the below two are the most famous:

• Ultrasound-assisted liposuction. This technique uses ultrasound to liquefy the fat, which makes it easier to remove. This technique may be particularly helpful in removing fat from the upper abdomen, sides, and back.

• Laser-assisted liposuction. This technique uses low-energy waves to liquefy the fat, which is removed through a small cannula.

What to expect after the treatment?

After the procedure, the area of the body that was treated is firmly wrapped to help reduce swelling, bruising, and pain. A firm-fitting garment will be used, depending on which part of the body was treated. You may have to wear the compression garment or wrap for 3 to 4 weeks. Expect a lot of bruising and swelling for at least the first 7 to 10 days.

Fluid may drain from the incision sites for several days. You may be given antibiotics to reduce the risk of infection.
Most people are able to get up and move around as soon as the treatment is finished and after the effects of the anaesthesia and any sedation have worn off. You can return to your normal activities as soon as you feel comfortable, although this may take several days to a few weeks. Most people can return to work within a few days. Recovery may take longer if large areas were treated.

What happens during the procedure?

The nurse will apply a numbing lotion on the tattoo then the laser beam rapidly moves across the tattoo. The intensity of the laser is adjusted for each color and several passes may be done over the tattoo.

The entire treatment session is quick, with total treatment time usually taking only 30 to 60 seconds.

Why is it liposuction done?

The main purpose of liposuction is to reshape one or more areas of your body, not to reduce body weight. Liposuction is typically used on “problem” areas that have not responded well to diet and exercise. These areas are often on the outer thighs and hips on women and the waist and back on men. The face, neck, abdomen, back, buttocks, legs, and upper arms are all commonly treated areas.

Liposuction is sometimes used in combination with other cosmetic surgery procedures, such as a “tummy tuck” (abdominoplasty), breast reduction, or face-lift.

Can Liposuction be used in medical conditions?

Liposuction may also be used to treat certain medical conditions, including:

• Benign fatty tumors (lipomas).
• Abnormal enlargement of the male breasts (gynecomastia or pseudogynecomastia).
• Problems with metabolism of fat in the body (lipodystrophy).
• Excessive sweating in the armpit area (axillary hyperhidrosis).

What liposuction won't do?

Liposuction surgery is not a treatment for obesity and is not a replacement for regular exercise and good eating habits. People with stubborn areas of fat and who exercise regularly are the best candidates for this procedure. The liposuction will not get rid of cellulite or stretch marks.

*Get the Best Fat-Removal Treatments or Liposuction for your Body at Wellbeing Medical Centre

Getting fat removed from your body has definitely become faster and easier with liposuction treatments. Authorized doctors and surgeons do recommend liposuction as a safe and effective treatment for those looking to remove unwanted body fat with immediate results. There are both surgical and nonsurgical liposuction treatments that can help men and women get rid of body fat in the quickest ways. However, every body type is suited for specific treatments, due to which the liposuction cost and results vary.

A little here and there with liposuction surgeries can result in adverse effects on patients, some of which might even stay long term. It is imperative that you look for and pick the best and most reliable clinics, which you know can deliver the exact services and solutions you are looking for and can also help you with a safe and risk-free treatment.

What to look for in a good Liposuction Clinic?

Surgery Estimates – Authorized and trustworthy clinics can always give you an estimate of the liposuction costs, based on the consultation and assessment with the plastic surgeon. As a patient, it is important that you know how much the treatment would cost you before you actually decide on undergoing the surgery.

Clinic’s Reputation– The clinic should have a good track record. And by this, it does not mean that you have to opt for something absurdly expensive or go to a clinic that is unbelievably cheap. The reputation of the clinic and the years of experience of the doctor and other patients’ reviews should be able to impact your decision and help you pick the right plastic surgeon and the right clinic.

The Portfolio – Visit the clinic for a consultation with the plastic surgeon and ask for his portfolio. Any plastic surgeon keeps a record of their previous patients, with photos displaying liposuction before and after. Going through these patients record and help you with a better decision because then you know you will be able to witness the exact results after your treatment.

Liposuction surgery clinics must have specialists certified by the health authority. This shows how professional, skilled and trained the doctors and surgeons at the clinic actually are, and on which you can close your eyes and trust and rely on.

The Clinic’s services – At Wellbeing Medical Centre in Dubai, we believe that Liposuction is not just about surgery. A good clinic would have as well non-surgical alternative to liposuction, which is in huge popularity nowadays. These non-invasive treatments involve the user of radiofrequency, ultrasound cavitation or cryolipolysis, French mesotherapy injections for fat melting and slimming that can help patients remove body fat effectively without surgery.

Irrespective of liposuction costs, and the diverse treatments for liposuction surgery, you have to visit the plastic surgeon at Wellbeing Medical Centre who can advise you on the surgery details and if you are the right candidate. You can also get a consultation with the Inch Loss Specialist who can advise you what non-invasive inch loss treatment you can get as an alternative to liposuction which will best suit for your body. Especially if you are a bit tight with the budget, professional surgeons are the key to providing you with safe, cost-effective and thorough non-invasive liposuction treatments.

* Results may vary from person to person.


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