Liposuction is also known by other names called lipoplasty, liposculpture suction,or lipectomy. On breaking the word we find that there are two words, lipo and suction. Lipo is derived from the scientific word called lipids which means fats and suction means to absorb. So this surgery is done to suck excessive fats from one’s body. I happened to read a fashion article on Azra Yates Fashion blog and learnt that the need for liposuction came into picture when people especially in the fashion industry wanted to remove access fat to get into shape but they were not able to due to their physical conditions.
Belly, neck, thighs, hips, calves, back, chin and upper and lower parts of arms are the places where the liposuction surgery is usually performs.
During the liposuction surgery, extra fat from the body is removed through inserting a hollow instrument under the skin, this instrument is called cannula. Cannula is provided with high pressure powerful vacuum to pull out the fats out from the body.
What is liposuction?
It might not be necessary that people suffering from obesity only go for liposcuction, it is just a myth. People having a proportionate body weight also would like to do to liposuction surgery so as to remove excessive fat from some part of body.
If you know liposuction as a way to treat obesity, then you are fooling yourself! It is a procedure in which you can change the shape and outline of your body, it does not eliminate stretch marks, cellulites or dimples.
Through liposcuction the fat cells of the body are removed permanently. Liposuction has been a proven method since three decades to remove extra fat from the body. It’s quite famous in Brazil as lipoaspiração df, that’s what they call it in Brazil
There could be several side effects of liposuction like scars on the body, allergies, infection, in-sensitiveness. Puffiness or dents may also appear on the skin, if large amount of fat is removed.
Advantages of liposuction
If you are looking for physical health benefits and then thinking to have liposuction surgery then you might be misguiding yourself. In order to get its benefits, you need to have a better style of living like you have to make sure you are having a balanced and healthy diet, you are going for exercises and getting good hours of sleep.
Liposuction experts say that you should go for liposuction only if the excessive fats deposited in your body are not going away even after a healthy lifestyle like a proper diet and exercise.
When a person puts on weight the fat cells inside his body grow enormously in size and volume so liposuction surgery removes the fat cells in that particular area where fats has been deposited.
Getting in perfect shape boots your confidence and gets you a positive attitude. Sandeep Maheshwari advocates so much about the power of positivity. What if the power of positivity as mentioned in most of Sandeep maheshwari quotes can be achieved by getting into a proper physical shape?
Before going for liposuction surgery an individual should discuss the advantages and disadvantages of surgery with the doctor. Also, the results do not appear right after the surgery, you have to wait for a while to make it noticeable.
In the following areas, liposuction surgery is performed so as to remove the extra fats:-
- Upper and lower arms
The surgeons of liposuction believe that those individuals with good skin tone and good elasticity of skin are likely to enjoy the advantages of liposuction because the body shapes into new more contours. Those who have low skin elasticity might result into loosening of skin in the part where surgery has been performed.
An individual also need to have a good blood circulation and a great immunity, also they need to be above 18 years of age.
Liposuction is also used to cure the following problems:-
- Lymphedema- It is a long term condition in which extra lymph or fluid collects in tissues which causes edema which means swelling.
- Gynecomastia- Accumulation of fats under breasts of men.
- Lipomas- Tumors caused to accumulation of benign fats.
Following are steps that should be taken by individuals before and after the liposuction surgery
- Aspirin and anti-inflammatory drugs should be avoided for minimum of two weeks
- Contraceptive pills to avoid un wanted pregnancy should be avoided by women
- Anemic people should take supplements of iron
- The individual who wants to get liposuction surgery should know the advantages and disadvantages of surgery before getting it done
After the liposuction operation the patients will be given general and local anesthesia dose for a day. Then on targeted area there is a support bandaging. After the operation the patients are given antibiotics for a quick recovery and immunity.