Liposuction is a procedure that uses suction technology to remove fat from certain parts of the body, such as the abdomen, thighs, arms and neck.
Liposuction also highlights and sculpts these places, the so-called (Contouring), and the liposuction process is called by several other names, including body sculpting.
You are a candidate for liposuction when you have a large amount of fat located in specific areas and your weight is stable.
1. Complete laboratory examinations.
2. Your health should be in good condition without any chronic diseases.
3. You must fast for 8 hours before it.
4. The type of anesthesia used during the surgery (general anesthesia) will be explained.
5. Consultation with the doctor regarding the medications that you should stop taking before the operation.
6. The weight should be normal and the mass should not exceed 30
7. Avoid using aspirin, anti-inflammatory medications, and herbal supplements to control bleeding during surgery.
8. You will receive an explanation of the operation and the expected scars according to the case, its advantages and complications.
9. Stop using hormones and birth control pills 4 weeks before the operation.
10. Discuss your expectations for body size and shape after the operation.
11. Stop smoking 6 weeks before the operation
1. Some liposuction procedures may require the use of general anesthesia or local anesthesia with sedation
2. The process may last for several hours, depending on the extent of fat removal
3.Small tubes may be placed at the surgical site to drain fluids
1. Swelling and bruising are expected in the liposuction area, so the compression corset must be worn, and the surgeon may prescribe a sponge layer under the corset if necessary.
2.The surgeon may use fluid draining tubes if necessary
3.A slight degree of pain is expected that can be relieved with analgesics
4. There may be blood-laden fluids coming out of the suction holes: this does not pose any danger, and it may last for a week.
1.Take a shower a day after the operation
2.Walking and moving continuously from the first days
3.Make sure to keep the wound clean and dry
4.Follow the surgeon’s advice regarding the use of bandages and bathing
5.Wearing a bandage to protect the wound during daily life and activities
6.The patient may need to change the bandage several times a day, according to the doctor’s instructions
7.The wound may also need to apply antibiotic ointment
8.The wound can be washed gently with soap and water as instructed by the surgeon