What is Liposuction Procedure?

Liposuction is the process of surgically removing excess fat deposits in certain areas of the body. This procedure is used to correct the body contour and obtain a more aesthetic appearance. Liposuction targets fat deposits that cannot be removed with diet and exercise and is generally applied to areas such as the abdomen, hips, thighs, arms, chin and back. 


How is Liposuction Done?

  • Consultation and Planning: During the meeting with the doctor, the patient’s expectations and whether he is a suitable candidate are evaluated. It is determined which areas will be treated.

  • Anesthesia: The procedure is usually performed under local anesthesia, sedation or general anesthesia. Which anesthesia method will be used depends on the scope of the procedure and the patient’s preferences.

  • Opening the Incisions: Small incisions are made. These incisions are the points where the cannula (thin tube) will be inserted.

  • Injection of Tumescent Fluid: Tumescent fluid is injected into the fatty area. This fluid swells and hardens fat cells, while also constricting blood vessels, reducing blood loss.

  • Fat Suction Process: The cannula is inserted through the incisions and the fat cells are sucked out with vacuum. The technique used varies depending on the doctor’s preference and the targeted area.

  • Closure and Healing: The incisions are closed and bandaged. After the procedure, the patient is dressed in special compression garments.

Healing Process 

  • First Days: There may be slight pain, swelling and bruising after the procedure. These symptoms usually subside within a few weeks.

  • Compression Garments: It is recommended to wear compression garments for the first few weeks. These garments reduce swelling and help shape the body contour.

  • Return to Normal Activities: Patients can usually return to normal activities within a week, but intense physical activities should be avoided for several weeks.

  • Visible Results: Final results are usually fully visible within 3-6 months. During this period, the body adapts to its new contour and excess fluids are eliminated.


Suitable Candidates for Liposuction

  • Healthy Individuals: Individuals with good general health.

  • A Balanced Weight: People who are not overweight and have a stable weight.

  • Those with Realistic Expectations: Liposuction is a body shaping process, not a weight loss method.

Liposuction is an effective method to create a more aesthetic and balanced body contour by targeting stubborn fat accumulations in the body. It is important to follow the doctor’s recommendations before and after the procedure to achieve successful and satisfactory results. The best approach is to meet with a plastic surgeon to learn more about liposuction and evaluate whether it is right for you.


Here's Frequently Asked Questions About Liposuction

What is liposuction?

Liposuction is a cosmetic surgical procedure that removes excess fat deposits from specific areas of the body, such as the abdomen, thighs, hips, buttocks, arms, or neck, to improve body contours and proportions.

What are the advantages of liposuction?

The advantages of liposuction include improved body shape and contour, enhanced self-esteem, removal of stubborn fat that doesn’t respond to diet and exercise, and the ability to target multiple areas in one procedure.

Will I feel any pain during the treatment?

During the procedure, you will be given anesthesia (local or general) to ensure you do not feel pain. Post-procedure, there might be some discomfort, swelling, and bruising, which can be managed with prescribed pain medications and proper aftercare.

How long does a liposuction procedure take?

The duration of a liposuction procedure depends on the areas being treated and the amount of fat being removed. Typically, it can take between 1 to 3 hours.

How long do the results of liposuction last?

The results of liposuction are long-lasting as long as you maintain a stable weight and healthy lifestyle. The fat cells removed during the procedure do not regenerate, but remaining fat cells can expand with weight gain.

What should I do after the treatment?

After the treatment, you should follow your surgeon’s post-care instructions, which may include wearing compression garments, avoiding strenuous activities for a few weeks, and attending follow-up appointments to monitor your healing process.

Does liposuction provide natural-looking results?

Yes, when performed by an experienced surgeon, liposuction can provide smooth, natural-looking results that enhance your body contours and fit your overall physique.

How is liposuction different from other fat reduction treatments?

Liposuction is a surgical procedure that physically removes fat cells, providing more immediate and significant results compared to non-surgical fat reduction treatments like CoolSculpting or SculpSure, which use various methods to reduce fat over time.

Who is a good candidate for liposuction?

Good candidates for liposuction are individuals who are in good health, have realistic expectations, are within 30% of their ideal weight, and have firm, elastic skin.

What is the cost of liposuction?

The cost of liposuction varies based on the areas being treated and  the complexity of the procedure.

To clarify your treatment process and costs, we offer a free consultation service. You can get detailed information by filling out the form below or by contacting us directly.

Treatment Procedure

The Liposuction treatment process involves several important steps to achieve a successful outcome. Here is a detailed summary of the treatment procedure:


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