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Liposuction

How and why is liposuction performed?

The most common and popular plastic surgery procedure is liposuction. It is also known as liposculpture. It sculpts the body by removing unwanted fat from given areas, especially abdomen, hips, buttocks, thighs, knees, arms, chin and neck.

Liposuction is a fat removal surgery which doesn't improve muscle and skin. It is important to have realistic expectations about what procedures can achieve. It may improve the body appearance but it may not change its aspects. A liposuction should be followed by a careful daily diet. It should not be taken as radical solution.

The different steps

Several small incisions are made in discrete locations. A cannula connected to a suction machine is used to remove fat from desired areas. The operation takes 2-4 hours and can be performed at the same time as tummy-tuck or other surgical procedures.

What happens after the procedure?

Patients wear compression garment (jacket or lipopanty) to reduce swelling of tissues and improve the result. Medicines are used during this period to relieve pain. Patients are usually back to work after a week of rest. A more intense physical activity can be resumed within one to two months. Extra medications may be recommended by the surgeon depending on each case.

Expected results for Liposuction Tunisia

Liposuction tunisia gives results almost immediately on the BODY volume and contour. The form changes slowly in accordance with the gradual fat loss. But the final result may not be seen before 6 months. For most patients, it is easier to dress and to regain self-esteem and confidence.

How to prepare oneself for fat reduction travel

The kind of clothes that need to be included in the luggage to take to the medical trip to Tunisia for this plastic surgery has to be very comfortable, loose and easy to take off. It is important to remember that in most cases a compression garment needs to be worn and that the clothes the patient would wear after the operation have to be suitable with it. The patient has to remember as well that some of the body parts might be swollen and as such it would be difficult to move them normally (especially the arms and the legs). So ideally the clothes have to be very flexible and very easy to wear with minimum effort and motion.

Is there a specific diet before the liposuction tunisia ?

It is recommended to take into consideration hemoglobin concentration; the higher it is the better it would be for the surgical operation since removing fat reduces hemoglobin concentration. In most case some food supplement might be recommended by the regular doctor. In case the patient suffers from anemia, fat removal procedure might be to avoid. In case the anemia is not very high, the regular doctor might recommend iron fortified medicine and diet, after which a blood test is made to check iron and hemoglobin levels.

Are there medications to avoid?

All medicines including aspirin are to avoid before the operation in order to avoid hemorrhage.