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Liposuction Revisited

Liposuction Revisited

 

Liposuction is a surgical procedure that involves removing unwanted fat from the body. Liposuction is also called lipo, lipoplasty or body contouring. 

Indications:

Normally liposuction is performed in men and women who are close or at their ideal weight who have extra fat, normally located on their abdomen, flanks, back, inner and outer thigh, arms and under the chin and in some cases around the knee , that theY can’t get rid of. 

Benefits:

The benefits of liposuction is the easy, quick removal of excess fat that allows the person to have a shapely body that is appealing. 

 

Contraindications:

Liposuction is contraindicated in men and women that are obese, have chronic degenerative diseases, have compromised immune system

Complications:

Done properly liposuction is a very benign procedure but like all surgical procedures there are potential complications such as:

1) Bleeding

2) Infection

3) Skin Irregularities

4) Seroma

5) Fat embolism

6) Pulmonary edema

7) Deep vein thrombosis 

Recovery time is minimal no more than 2-3 days if it's done locally and a few more days if done under general anesthesia.

For further information or can't questions please call us at 703 992 9815 or email us @ info@zinniaaesthetics.com

Author
Dr. Anteneh Roba

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