Liposuction and liposculpture

Liposuction or liposculpture is aesthetic surgery allowing to reshape the silhouette in those parts of the body affected by an excessive accumulation of fat.

Duration of the intervention

Usually, the liposuction operation is done with local anesthesia and sedation, although it may vary according to the characteristics of each patient and the area to be treated.

Liposuction operation usually has a lasting from one to two hours, and always must be performed in an operating room to ensure all the asepsis and safety measures.

Description of the technique

The fat is removed through a thin cannula connected to a vacuum machine. To introduce them only minimal incisions, are required so that the possible scars will be virtually undetectable. Liposuction allows to obtain an optimal and almost permanent result as fat cells do not have capacity multiplied by what adipocytes will no longer occur.

Recovery period

Post-operative, stands a compressive garment that help the skin to adjust to their new body contour, which should be for about four weeks. It is normal that appear bruising and inflammation in the intervened area which will be gradually disappearing.

The return to normality in techniques such as liposuction tends to roam around the week, although this time is estimated and variable depending on the area intervened and the person.