Liposuction is a surgical procedure by which unwanted fat stored in various parts of the body are removed. Liposuction can be performed for any body part like the abdomen, back,breast, arms, thighs, chin etc...
cellulite deposits resistant to diet and exercise can safely be removed by liposuction.
Liposuction is performed by syringe suction, power assisted, ultrasonic waves or even laser using tumescent technique. Tumescent technique reduces blood loss during surgery and post operative pain considerably.
Liposuction is performed under general anaesthesia commonly . Local anaesthesia is used when liposuction is done for a small area. It is performed as day surgery and patient is admitted in the morning and discharged the same day evening.
Liposuction is a safe procedure which removes excess fat stored between muscle and skin. As such systemic complications are rare except fluid overload. Local, after effects of surgery include skin discoloration and patchy areas of numbness which resolves within six weeks.
Young patients with good quality skin benifit maximum because of better skin retraction. Rarely excess skin need to be excised especislly in lower abdomen.
Post surgery patient needs to wear compression garment for atleast three months.
Cost of the procedure starts from 50 thousand INR and depends upon number of areas suctioned. An area represents abdomen, both love handles(waist), both arms, both saddle bags(lateral thighs), lower back, upperback, buttocks etc . Each additional area cost 20 thousand INR added to basic cost.