Undergoing liposuction can be a terrifying prospect if you feel as though you’re uninformed on the matter. It’s important when considering any form of cosmetic surgery to make sure you truly understand both the risks involved and what the results will be directly after the surgery as well as further down the line.
You need to ensure that your expectations are realistic – liposuction, of course, will not get rid of any cellulite you may have. You must also be in good health prior to the surgery itself – being within 30% of your body’s ideal weight, having firm skin with good levels of elasticity and being a non-smoker are some of the requisites. You must remember that it is a surgical procedure and there are always risks involved.
What is liposuction and what are the risks?
Liposuction is the removal of fat cells through a surgical procedure. The cells are ‘sucked’ out through a cannula that is attached to a vacuum. The procedure can be quite physically testing so you will need to be put under general anesthesia. Recovery time will vary from person to person but you should expect to feel soreness, tenderness and have some bruising in the fortnight after the surgery at least.
What does liposuction do to your body over time?
Generally speaking, when you have your liposuction surgery carried out by a proficient, credible and experienced surgeon then you should find that you have absolutely no side effects further on down the line. That said, you should take care to eat a balanced, healthy diet recommended by your doctor to ensure that the results remain permanent. Taking care to include lots of lean proteins, fruits and vegetables in your diet will ensure that you keep your new shape.
Liposuction carried out by a professional, experienced practitioner should leave you with the results you have been craving for the rest of your life – provided that you take the time to care for your body sufficiently and provide it with the right vitamins and nutrients. Liposuction is not a quick fix – any fat that is removed from you comes at the price of a strict health regime so you should only undergo the procedure if you are willing to put the work in to keep your body as healthy as possible.
Over time, you should not see any variations to your body besides the results you were hoping, if you manage your weight and eat clean. If you’re thinking about getting liposuction, always get a consultation by American Board certified surgeons to know more about how liposuction will work for you. For more information, get in touch with us on 04 443 2346.