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Have you ever felt like no matter what you did you were never going to be able to be the shape that you want?  Are you Healthy Liposuctiontired of fighting what seems like a never-ending battle to look like the models and movies stars you see?  Are you tired of your doctor getting on your case about how you would be much healthier if you would lose weight? Have you ever looked into getting healthy liposuction done?

Liposuction is a Medical Procedure

You may be asking yourself, what is liposuction exactly.  You will probably get a lot of interesting or crude answers from your friends, like; “it’s where they suck fat out of you”, but liposuction is more than just the removal of fat.  Yes, liposuction is meant to remove the fat from your body, but there is a lot more to it than just removing fat.  Liposuction has other names and you may know it as lipoplasty, liposculpture suction, lipectomy, or lipo.  It is a type of cosmetic surgery that breaks up and removes fat from the body through the suction method. It is the most common cosmetic procedure performed in the United States and more than 300,000 procedures are completed through the year.  

The operation is usually completed under a general anesthesia and does have some risks.  While liposuction is meant to be cosmetic, there are some health problems that liposuction can help with as well.

Liposuction is Not a Fix All End All Procedure for Weight Loss

Liposuction permanently removes fat cells from the body.  It is meant to contour a body to a new shape completely. It does not remove cellulite or fat itself.  If you do not lead a healthy lifestyle after getting liposuction. The remaining fat cells that you have in your body will grow and you will be back to your original shape.  

Good liposuction candidates are people who have a stable body weight, eat healthily, and exercise regularly, even if they are overweight.  Liposuction is absolutely not a treatment for obesity of any kind, and if you are not willing to go the extra mile to stay healthy then this is not the procedure for you.

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The Amount of Fat Removal is Limited

The amount of fat cells that can be removed from your body and keep you healthy is limited, that is why this is not a procedure for someone who is not willing to put in the work.  You cannot expect to keep eating and eating and then go get more lipo to fix the damage you have done. Liposuction actually removes the fat cells from your body, not just the fat.  Yes, this means your body can be the shape that you want it, but only if you maintain and take care of it.

Liposuction is Not Just for Fat Cells

Liposuction can help with a number of other disorders and is not always just used for fat cells.  It can also be used to help with Lymphedema, Gynecomastia, Lipodystrophy syndrome, Lipomas and extreme weight loss after obesity.  These conditions normally present swelling, pain, fluid, and fat build up. Liposuction can help to remove the problems that arise from these issues, like the fluid buildup that comes with Lymphedema.  

Gynecomastia is a condition where fat accumulates under a man’s breasts and can be removed through the use of liposuction.  Lipodystrophy syndrome is where fat accumulates in one part of the body but disappears from another. Liposuction can help this condition by providing the patient with a body that looks more even on both sides.  Lipomas are benign, fatty tumors that can be removed from the body through the use of liposuction. Whenever someone has had an extreme amount of weight loss after obesity they get the excess skin. Liposuction can help to reduce the look of this skin and it can also help with the other complications that may arise from it.

What is the Procedure for Liposuction

The procedure for liposuction ranges from simple to moderate and requires very mild forms of anesthesia.  Patients

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who use regular aspirin and anti-inflammatory drugs should definitely stop taking them at least 2 to 3 weeks before surgery.  

Any patients that have anemia will probably be asked to take iron supplements. Women will most likely be asked to stop taking the contraceptive pill.  If the liposuction area is small, and in the upper quadrant of the body, then a patient may be given a local anesthetic. If the problem is in the lower extremities, it requires more of an area be covered. The procedure may require an epidural. This is so that the lower portion of the body is numbed.  Once the anesthesia has been given, the doctor takes what is known as a cannula. Fat cells are removed from the body.

Forms of Liposuction

There are a number of different ways that liposuction can be completed.  There is dry liposuction, which means nothing is done, the cells are just sucked out after the anesthesia is given.  This is rarely done because there is a higher risk of bruising and bleeding. There is the most common form that is completed today, which is tumescent liposuction.  This is where saline and lidocaine are pumped under the skin where the cells are to be removed from before they are removed.  

Ultrasound-assisted liposuction is when ultrasonic waves are sent through the cannula to melt the fat away and sucked out.  Power-assisted liposuction is where the cannula moves rapidly back and forth. This assists the suctioning of the cells and Laser Assisted Lipolysis, where a laser melts the cells and then tumescent liposuction is used.

No matter what your needs for the liposuction are, you can keep yourself healthy by getting this procedure done.  Always make sure you are discussing every option with Dr. Stephen Delia to best suit your health needs.

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