If you are considering getting liposuction or simply want to know more about the subject, here are five facts for you.
1. Liposuction Not for Obese People
If you are overweight, liposuction is not for weight removal or a solution for weight loss. In fact, you should be within 30% of your ideal body weight. Liposuction is for removing fat deposits that do not respond to diet or exercise, which is why liposuction is considered in the first place.
You will not see results immediately. In fact, there will be swelling that is expected after the surgery and best to use compression garments or elastic bandages. Also, it is best to uphold a good diet and exercise to maintain your results.
There are risks involved. Make sure you talk to your doctor beforehand on what you should be aware of. Some of the risks include blood clots or fat clots that travel from your bloodstream to your lungs and brain.
4. Pets Get Liposuction
For dogs that are overweight or senior dogs, excess needs to be removed to improve their health. It is a non-invasive procedure that removes the fat from lipomas. These liposuctions only require a small incision, so senior dogs will not have to recover for a long while.
5. Surgeons Can Reuse Fat They Remove
Fat transfer procedures are increasingly common as technology gets better. With this surgery, fat is taken from one part of the body to add shape and contour to another part of the body.
If you are thinking about getting liposuction, it is good to know some of these facts just for fun or for risks that can be associated with your procedure. Contact us if you’re interested in learning more.