What is Liposuction?
Liposuction is the process of locally collecting accumulated fat with the help of negative pressure, called a cannula.
How many kind of liposuction are there and what are their types?
Liposuction operation can be done in 4 main methods. These are:
a- Classic Liposuction
b- Laser Assisted Liposuction
c- Ultrasound Assisted Liposuction (VASER)
d- Liposuction with Radiofrequency
Who Are the Suitable Patients for Liposuction Operation?
The most suitable patients for this operation are patients with height / weight ratio close to ideal and regional excess. You should decide with your physician after the interview with your plastic surgeon whether you are the right patient.
Haw many kilograms can a patient loose through Liposuction?
No liposuction operation is to be done for weight loss. Liposuction is a body contour correction operation. The post-operative target is slimming not weight loss.
Under What Conditions should the Liposuction be held?
Liposuction operation should only be performed in a fully equipped hospital. This preference is very important for the health of the patient.
Through What Type of Anesthesia Can the Liposuction be Operated?
It can be done under General, Local or Local + Sedation Anesthesia according to the area to be performed and the amount of fat to be taken. If only one area and a small amount of liposuction is to be performed, local anesthesia is sufficient. General anesthesia is more appropriate for the health of the patient if the liposuction is to be carried out in multiple areas. In order to decide your anesthesia-type, your physician and you should decide with the anesthesiologist in the hospital you will be operated.
After Liposuction Operation When is the Return to Social Life and Work Life and How is the Recovery Process?
Generally, after the operation, returning to social life and work life can last 3-5 days. Bruising, swelling, pain is more common in the first week and then decreases rapidly. For Laser Assisted Liposuction corset use is 15 days, while in other liposuction methods corset use can exceed 1 month of time. At the end of 1 month, the figure will settle well at 70% rate, and the fit of your body shape can last about 6 months. This period is the same in all surgeries.
What is the Difference Between Laser Lipolysis and Laser Assisted Liposuction?
In the laser lipolysis method, the fats are disintegrated by the laser but not taken out. It is expected that the fats will be thrown away from your body in time. Laser Lipolysis is only suitable for patients who aim to dissolve fat in small areas and in small quantities. In the Laser Assisted Liposuction, the fat is broken up by laser and removed from the body by the help of an aspirator, and the targeted shape is seen during the operation.
What should be done in order to avoid fluctuation and sagging in the body after liposuction?
The most fearsome thing after liposuction operation is deformity such as fluctuation and sag in the operation areas. The only proven method to enhance skin qualities in all liposuction methods and tighten the skin is Laser Assisted Liposuction.
Do Fat Cells go to other areas after Liposuction?
The number of fat cells in our body is fixed. When you gain weight, the fat cells expand. Liposuction reduces the number of fat cells in the area applied. If the patient gains too much weight after liposuction, the areas become more swollen because less fat cells are left in the operating area. This leads to deformity. Therefore, patients should pay attention to their lifestyle and add diet and exercise to their lifestyle in order to protect the outcome of the operation.
Is the Liposuction a Very Dangerous Operation, Is Death and Fat Emboli After the Operation Frequent?
Liposuction operation is the most common operation in the world according to World Plastic Surgery Association (ISAPS) 2015 statistics. After a liposuction operation is performed by an experienced plastic surgeon, complications risk is much lower than the risk of having a traffic accident in Turkey's traffic for a healthy patient who does not have an additional systemic disease.