A fat removal technique to reduce stubborn fat and improve body shapes.

Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure where fat is removed from beneath the skin using small tubes and very small access incisions. A number of terms are used to describe this fat removal technique including lipoplasty, liposuction, liposculpture and liposelection. There are also recent developments using more advanced fat removal techniques which have increased the level of refinement of the procedure. These modern techniques that involve the use of more accurate sculpting techniques combined with the use of energy assisted liposuction systems such as VASER® liposelection.

Since liposuction is a technique for improving body shape rather than a weight loss solution, the best results are seen in patients who are not overweight. It is a technique which is ideal for removing and re-sculpting fatty deposits in stubborn areas that are resistant to weight loss, exercise or dietary modification.

Another condition necessary for a good result is elastic skin that will shrink after fat removal, and give a new improved contour. Loose inelastic skin would not give a good result because the area emptied of fat would form loose folds of skin. Mr Chana will advise you of your suitability for the procedure following a careful consultation. Occasionally if there is excessive loose skin, alternative procedures involving surgical tightening of the skin may be more suitable. It is therefore advisable that your plastic surgeon is widely experienced in all of these techniques in order to provide you with the most appropriate advice. Very often Mr Chana sees patients who have been inappropriately treated with liposuction by practitioners untrained in plastic surgery and corrective procedures have to be carried out. Therefore, it is important to be accurately and fully informed about your suitability for the procedure during a Consultation during which Mr Chana will examine you and inform you of a the likely and realistic results that can be achieved.

Local or general
Surgery time
1 to 4 hours
Hospital stay
Day or 1 night
Time off work
Few days
Full recovery
4 to 6 weeks
Best results
3 to 6 months
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