1- About Liposuction
Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery to remove large volumes of fat to achieve improvement in the shape of almost any area of the body. Liposuction is a procedure to eliminate excess fat that accumulates on the abdomen, flanks, thighs and other areas of the body.
Liposuction is not a therapy for obesity or a substitute for proper diet and exercise; also, it does not treat skin irregularities caused by cellulite.
Liposuction Recommended for:
Men and women over the age of 18 over 30% of their ideal weight who have firm, elastic skin and good muscle tone and meet the necessary health qualifications and have excess fat deposits that won’t respond to diet or exercise.
Before the surgery, the surgeon discusses to you about your expectations from surgery. The surgeon will review your medical history, and ask about your medical conditions or any medications, supplements or herbs you may consume.
• Avoid smoking and drinking alcohol at least two weeks before your liposuction.
• Avoid taking aspirin, ibuprofen, other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, nutritional supplements, vitamin E, before your liposuction.
• After the surgery, you need to Have comfortable, loose clothing.
The cosmetic surgeon may mark circles and lines on the areas of the body to be treated then he will make the small incisions near the treatment area and insert a cannula or thin tube through the incisions to extract excess fat beneath the skin.
Local anaesthesia or intravenous sedation may be applied depending on the nature of the procedure.
The entire procedure can take 2 to 4 hours.
Recovery from liposuction can be amazingly snappy. Numerous patients come back to work only a couple of days after the procedure.
Post Procedure Care:
The surgeon may prescribe pain medication to help control the pain and antibiotic to reduce the risk of infection. After the procedure, you may have to wear a compression garment to decrease swelling.
• Swelling and bruising
Not Recommended for:
• Patients who have a weak immune system
• Patients suffer from diabetes
• Patients suffer from poor blood circulation
• Patients suffering from heart disease or lung disease
Potential Risks of Liposuction
• Kidney or heart problems
• Pulmonary embolism
• Fluid accumulation
• Change in skin sensation that may persist
• Damage to deeper structures such as nerves, blood vessels, muscles, lungs and abdominal organs
• Persistent swelling
• Anaesthesia risks
• Need for revision surgery
• Contour irregularities
• Poor wound healing
Does the fat ever return after liposuction?
Regardless of whether a patient puts on weight after liposuction, the regions treated with liposuction are still liable to look superior to anything they would have without liposuction. Fat cells do not grow back after liposuction.
Does liposuction causes weight loss?
No, it is not a weight loss surgery, but it will reduce the dress size. Patients over 100 lbs need to slim down through exercising & dieting.
How long is the recovery for liposuction?
The recovery from liposuction is rapid, and it typically takes a few days, but if a large area was treated, it usually takes two weeks to recover.
How much fat may be removed in one liposuction procedure?
It is not recommended to suction more than 4 or 5 liters of fat in one liposuction procedure.
When can I fly?
In most cases, patients may fly 10 days after the surgery.
Liposuction cost in Iran starts from 830$
Liposuction cost in Tehran starts from 830$
Liposuction cost in Mashhad starts from 930$
Liposuction cost in Shiraz starts from 980$
Liposuction cost in Ahvaz starts from 980$