Plastic Surgery New Jersey | Liposuction
Liposuction improves the appearance of body areas that have concentrated amounts of visible fat. Through a vacuum-like process, the fat is removed, creating a smoother, more attractive body contour and better self image. Various liposuction methods include the tumescent, fluid injection, ultrasound-assisted, and super-wet techniques. Common aras of treatment include the hips, waist, abdomen, thigs, buttocks, upper arms, neck, chest, and calves.
$2,000.00 to $12,000.00
It can take just an hour up to several to perform liposuction surgery. Time requirements vary quite a bit, depending on the size of the area being treated, the amount of fat being removed, and the technique being used.
Liposuction Side Effects
Liposuction side effects may include temporary swelling, bruising, discomfort, numbness, and limited mobility.
All surgical procedures carry risk of infection, bleeding, and reaction to anesthesia. Specific liposuction risks can include:
- Pigmentation changes
Liposuction Results & Duration
Liposuction results are considered permanent, but do rely on the behavior of the patient. Healthy eating and a smart fitness plan need to be adhered to for liposuction results to last.
Patient wears a compression around the treated areas for about a month after surgery to assist with reduction of swelling
Patients often feel comfortable returning to work about 1-2 weeks into the liposuction recovery period
After liposuction, recovery from swelling and bruising usually takes about 2-4 weeks
The final shape will develop over the 2-3 months following surgery.
Because of the cosmetic nature of liposuction, insurance is usually not involved.
Liposuction Surgery : Pain &
After liposuction, discomfort and some pain will be felt, and can be controlled with doctor-prescribed pain medication.
The liposuction anesthesia of choice is usually general, though local anesthesia with sedation may be opted for, depending on the volume of work being done.
Liposuction Surgery : Inpatient/Outpatient
Liposuction Surgery is often combined
For enhanced results, liposuction can be combined with:
Liposuction also known as :
Lipoplasty. Suction Lipectomy.