OverviewLiposuction is a kind of cosmetic surgery that aims at improving the appearance of an individual by removing the fats deposited in the body and making them appear lean. The surgical procedure uses a suction technique hence the name liposuction. This procedure is employed for the contouring of the different areas of the body: arms, neck, hips, buttocks, abdomen, thighs, calves and ankles, chest and back etc. Liposuction is also known as lipoplasty or body contouring.
This is a cosmetic surgery associated with risks and recovery after the surgical procedure is slow and painful. Therefore, one should decide wisely before opting for liposuction or any other cosmetic surgery as a matter of fact.
Types of liposuctionLiposuction is classified on the basis of the specific technique that is employed. The common methods are:
Benefits of Liposuction
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Cost of LiposuctionThe cost of liposuction varies according to the different parts of the body. The average cost of a liposuction surgery has been estimated to be around 2 lakhs INR. The rates of the procedure depends upon the location, the skills of the doctor, the equipment used and the total time involved . These surgeries may last for up to 4 hours. Its not always necessary that the most expensive liposuction surgery will be the best. The cost highly depends upon the equipment that are going to be used, but you should consult a good surgeon and research on your own too to find the option that suits you the best.
Risks of LiposuctionLiposuction is associated with high level of risks such as injuries to other organs, burns from equipment ,nerve damage, fat clots, blood clots, skin necrosis, swelling, infections etc. The skin colour may change too. Liposuction is associated with issues in healing as it is often painful and slow. This is going to cause a permanent change and if one is not happy about their appearance after surgery, there is no going back.
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