Liposuction (Fat Removal)

Liposuction applications can be explained briefly as the procedure for shaping the body with the fat removal method. The process of losing weight is tried to be accelerated with liposuction (fat removal) process performed within the scope of body aesthetics.

Liposuction application can be a life saving application especially for people who have overweight. The liposuction application, which mostly focuses on a specific area in our body and performs fat removal from this region, can be applied with a special vacuum, a special injector and other methods. In fact, liposuction application, which is a surgical intervention, is evaluated within the scope of body aesthetics and it is a procedure that must be performed with expert professionals.

Under Which Conditions Is Liposuction Applied?

With liposuction application, patients can lose weight in a much shorter time with the help of diet and exercise. Because in liposuction application, fats that are deep and difficult to burn can be taken.

With this feature, liposuction application allows both the removal of deep fats and the contouring of the fats on the surface. Today, liposuction, which has become one of the frequently used applications, can be performed on many areas such as abdomen, waist, back, arm, chin, outer thigh, inner thigh, inner knee, breast and hip.

At the point where modern medicine comes today, liposuction applications are developing day by day. There is now less blood loss and less risk in liposuction applications. Compared to previous periods, visible developments have been achieved in these issues. Also, the fat taken from the body can be used to shape another part of the body.

Who is Suitable for Liposuction?

Liposuction is not an alternative operation to diet and exercise applications. Patients can not achieve the results they dream with only liposuction, it is only a procedure that will help the individual in this regard. Even if liposuction is applied, it is very important for health to integrate applications such as diet and exercise into life and make changes in lifestyle.

For liposuction application, first of all, it is important to be an adult person, it is important that there are no health problems that may cause danger and that the person has started to make changes in lifestyle.

Preparation Period Before Liposuction

The planning phase includes the exchange of information between doctor and patient. Before the operation, doctor makes some examinations, learns medical history of patients and also listens patient's desires. Based on the information gathered here, doctor prepares for possible complications. In addition, this information exchange is extremely important to stop medication that should not be used before the operation. 

Due to the harmful effects of smoking on healing, it is necessary to quit smoking before the operation and not to use it for a while. By applying liposuction, individuals should prefer comfortable clothes and stop all solid-liquid food intake at least 6 hours before the operation.

What are Liposuction Methods?

Liposuction applications include many different methods. These methods can be summarized as vacuum assisted liposuction, ultrasound assisted liposuction, power assisted liposuction, water assisted liposuction, external ultrasound assisted liposuction, twin-cannula assisted liposuction and laser assisted liposuction.

Classical application is mostly preferred as vacuum assisted. Each liposuction application has its advantages and disadvantages. Local anesthesia can be preferred in small operations, but general anesthesia can be applied in major operations. Surgery time can vary from half an hour to 3 hours depending on the operation content.

After Liposuction Application

Depending on the liposuction procedure applied, it is possible for the person to return to normal life from 2 days to 2 weeks. It is normal to have complaints such as color change, edema, numbness and tingling and are expected to disappear within 3 weeks. It is recommended to use the liposuction suit worn for 5 weeks as a precaution. A patient following the doctor's instructions begins to see the changes at the end of the third week, but the process of seeing permanent results begins after 6 months.