Considering Liposuction? What You Need To Know

 In General

You may do all the exercises and dieting that you possibly can and still have stubborn fat that just will not go away. These areas may be on your stomach, your thighs, hips, or even your chin. You may get frustrated and feel like you will never be able to rid yourself of the fat in these areas. The truth is that there is a procedure that can help you with getting rid of that unwanted fat, and that is with liposuction.

What is Liposuction?

Liposuction is a procedure that sucks the fat cells out from areas of the body. When you get liposuction, your doctor will be able to contour these areas to make them look better. The results will vary from person to person, but you should have the look that you want quickly.

During the Procedure

When you go in for liposuction, you will be either sedated or giving a local anesthetic. This will depend on how much liposuction you are having done and where it is located. If you are kept awake, you may be given a mild sedative to help keep you relaxed and calm. The procedure will depend on how much fat you are having removed. If you are having a large amount of fat removed, you may be in surgery for several hours. After your procedure, you will go into the recovery room to ensure that you are recovering well.

After the Procedure

After the procedure, you will have some bruising, swelling, and pain. Your doctor will give you pain medication and antibiotics to help minimize the risk of infection. In some cases, you will have drains placed in the incisions to help ensure fluid drains properly. You will need to wear tight compression garments to help reduce swelling. It will take several days before you can return to work, and you will not be able to resume all your normal activities for several weeks after the procedure.

Your final results should be seen with a few months. After the end of the first few weeks, the swelling should no longer be an issue. If you are interested in getting liposuction, please call Ciao Bella today. They are there to help you with all your goals to make yourself look and feel better.

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