A fit and well-propotioned body is often considered a symbol of health and vitality. But despite good health and a reasonable level of fitness, some individuals may still have a body with disproportionate contours due to localized fat deposits. These areas may be due to heredity or family traits rather fitness.
If you are bothered by excess fat deposits, located anywhere on your face or body, that do not respond to diet or exercise, liposuction may be right for you. In general, liposuction slims and reshapes specific areas of the body by removing localized or regional excess fat deposits, improving your body contours and proportion, and ultimately, enhancing your self-image.
This brochure presents an overview of liposuction. The best way to learn how liposuction can help fulfill your personal goals is a consultation with a plastic surgeon.
» What is a liposuction?
Liposuction, also called lipoplasty or suction lipectomy, is the surgical removal of localized or regional excess fatty tissue. There are three common variations to the procedure:
These techniques may be used to reduce localized fat deposits of the:
In some cases, liposuction is performed alone, in other cases it is used with plastic surgery procedures such as a facelift, male or female breast reduction, or a tummy tuck
» Where do I begin?
A consultation with your plastic surgeon is the first step to learn how liposuction can improve body contours by removing excess localized fat deposits. A consultation is designed to fully educate you about liposuction in a non-pressured environment, and will include a discussion of:
Your plastic surgeon will also answer any specific questions you may have
Overall health and personal outlook can greatly impact the outcome of body contouring with liposuction. These will be carefully evaluated in your consultation with your plastic surgeon. The success of your procedure, safety and overall satisfaction require that you:
By making the decision to consult with a plastic surgeon and following all the instructions given, you are taking an important step in helping to assure your safety.
Your plastic surgeon should have completed surgical training and examinations in plastic surgery which uniquely qualifies them to perform cosmetic and reconstructive procedures of the face and entire body
» My liposuction
Liposuction is a highly individualized procedure that requires careful consideration of your specific concerns and the areas in which you desire improvement. An evaluation of skin tone and elasticity, as well as fat density and distribution will determine appropriate techniques for your specific case
» Preparing for surgery
Your plastic surgeon will carefully explain the liposuction procedure you will undergo. You will be given specific instructions that may include:
You will also be asked to sign consent forms to assure your plastic surgeon that you fully understand the procedure and any risks or potential complications
» Following surgery
Once your procedure is completed, a compression garment or elastic bandages may cover treatment areas. These assist to control swelling and compress the skin to your new body contours. In addition, small temporary drains may be placed in existing incisions beneath the skin to remove any excess fluid
» Progress and healing
Initial healing will include swelling, numbness, soreness, bruising, and discomfort that can be controlled with medication. These are common conditions.
Your plastic surgeon will provide specific postoperative instructions based on the technique and extent of your procedure
It may take several months for swelling to fully dissipate. As it does, your new contours and enhanced self-image should continue to develop.
The fulfillment you feel from the initial results of liposuction should continue so long as you maintain your weight and practice a healthy lifestyle that includes eating well and regular physical activity
Liposuction of tights
€ 1800,00 - 2900,00
Liposuction of tummy
€ 1800,00 - 2900,00
Liposuction of buttocks
€ 1800,00 - 2500,00