Liposuction is a procedure that aims to remove fat that doesn’t respond to dieting and exercising. The procedure is performed on different body parts and is sometimes done in conjunction with other procedure to obtain best results.
Good candidate for liposuction?
You should have realistic expectations from the procedure. You need to be in good health in order to undergo the procedure. In order to undergo liposuction in Punjab, you should:
- Quit smoking
- Have firm and elastic skin
- Be within 30% of your ideal weight.
You should also not suffer from any chronic health problems like diabetes, heart disease, or weakened immune system.
What to expect from the procedure?
You will undergo liposuction at a surgeon’s clinic or hospital. It is imperative to make sure that the surgeon and place you choose are well equipped with relevant credentials and experience. The place should be known for its professional standards and good results:
- You might go back home after the procedure, thus it is recommended to have someone by your side who will drive you back home.
- Before the procedure, your cosmetic surgeon will mark the area to be treated. The staff might take photos of the treatment area for before-and-after comparison.
- Depending on the area to be treated, your surgeon might give you local or general anesthesia
Different types of liposuction
There are few different types of liposuction procedures. The choice of the procedure depends upon various factors like the extent of fat accumulation, clinic’s equipment, surgeon’s preferences, etc.
What should be expected in terms of recovery from the procedure?
Bruising, swelling, and soreness for a few weeks are part of recovery from the procedure. Your cosmetic surgeon will require you to wear a compression garment for some time after the procedure. This is done to control swelling and help the skin retract back in shape. Some antibiotics are administered to prevent infection. Most of the patients can return to work within 2 weeks but the recovery for every patient is unique and it could be earlier or later in each case.