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 & Discomfort Level
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 with:
For enhanced results, liposuction can be combined with:
Liposuction also known as:
Lipoplasty. Suction Lipectomy.