Liposuction is a cosmetic body contouring procedure that sucks the localized fat cells from the body in order to have slim and stubborn areas that cannot be achieved through traditional weight loss methods such as diet and exercise. This procedure has successfully helped patients achieve improved physique for many years.
The conventional liposuction procedure is somewhat painful and has long recovery times. With the passage of time, new technologies have been developed for different liposuction techniques that have improved the accuracy and lessen the pain associated with this procedure. Today, liposuction can be done by using the tumescent technique, ultrasound imaging, and with the help of laser. These advancements have transformed liposuction into a much safer and less invasive procedure.
VASER 4D Hi-Definition Liposuction:
VASER represents the Vibration Amplification of Sound Energy at Resonance. It’s is a third-generation ultrasound-assisted liposuction device that supplies energy in the form of pulses.
The VASER is a device that uses ultrasonic energy to liquefy the fat in the body without hurting other types of tissues. Once the fat has been liquefied, it can be evacuated out of the body with the help of very small 2.2 mm to 3.7 mm sized cannulas without hurting the surrounding tissues.
This procedure may also be used for transferring fat to different areas of the body, such as the chest muscles in men or buttocks in women to enhance the body features.
A suitable candidate for liposuction:
Liposuction is suitable for patients who are in good overall health but have some problem areas with unwanted fat deposits. It is very important to understand that liposuction is not for major weight loss, but as a substitute, it is used to remove localized areas of stubborn fat after the patient has attempted other natural weight loss techniques.
Which areas of the body can be cured with liposuction?
Liposuction can be used to remove unwanted areas of localized fat, and is most commonly used on the:
On many occasions, more than one area can be cured during the same procedure in order to reduce surgery costs and recovery times. Your surgeon will devise a personalized treatment plan for you. The results of a liposuction procedure can be long-lasting as long as patients maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. If considerable weight is gained after this procedure, results may be changed.
What happens during the 4D Hi-Definition liposuction procedure?
This procedure carries out high-definition liposculpting of the abdomen, flanks, back, arms, thighs, and chest in men with gynecomastia. This procedure can also be used in reshaping the buttock in women as well which would involve either liposculpture or fat transfer to the buttock. In men, fat may be transferred to improve the shoulders or to the chest to create a more masculine appearance.
The scope of this procedure differs from individual to individual since every patient is different. The surgeon will plan the procedure based on the patient’s body and based on what the patient wants.
Difference between VASER Liposuction vs. Traditional Liposuction:
Recent clinical trials have shown us that the VASER liposuction is way better than the traditional liposuction methods. With the introduction of VASE liposuction, there is a smaller amount of bleeding, and more skin retraction compared to traditional liposuction methods.
Precautions during Surgery:
For the 4D VASER high-definition liposuction, there are certain criteria that should be met before the surgery.
- Medical and cardiac consent are required prior to surgery for patients who have diabetes, obstructive sleep apnea, and hypertension.
- Avoidance of Infection: During the surgery, peri-operative intravenous antibiotics are given to prevent wound infection. If the fat transfer is involved, such as the Butt lift procedure, the fat that is gathered must be washed with antibiotic irrigation to further reduce your risk of infection.
- Most of the times the patients of VASER liposuction procedure are admitted to the hospital overnight to monitor the recovery process.
How long does recovery take?
After the procedure, patients will be able to return to work and other regular activities usually after a few days. Exercise should be avoided for a few weeks. The patient might experience mild swelling, bruising and discomfort in the treated area, which can be reduced through pain killers medicines and the use of compression garments.
There will be drainage tubes in the groin and sacral areas to accumulate any fluid for the first few days after the surgery.
Here at SKN Cosmetic Surgery Clinic The results from the liposuction procedure are often visible right after the procedure but will continue to improve as swelling and bruising decrease. Typically, you can see the results after 8 weeks after surgery. The skin will continue to retract up to 6 months after surgery. Scars usually heal well and will fade with time to become less visible.
Risks or complications:
Liposuction is considered a safe procedure with only minimal recovery time and a low incidence of mild side effects. However, every surgery carries some risks, such as infection, scarring, allergic reactions, or inadequate results. Liposuction is one of the most frequently performed cosmetic procedures and is almost performed with no serious complications.
Patients can reduce these risks by selecting an experienced Cosmetic Clinic, to perform their procedure and by following their doctor’s advice before and after treatment.