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What Is Liposuction? (Lipo)

Liposuction in Turkey is characterized by its simplicity and low recovery time; as aesthetic medicine developed, liposuction has become a simple non-surgical procedure, in which the intractable fat, which accumulates in certain areas of the body, is removed by a technique called “Vaser”; Liposuction is not specific to a particular area of the body, for it can be used to remove intractable fat from many areas of the body, such as the abdomen, thighs and neck.

Liposuction is the best solution for the person to get the ideal body that he/she dreams of and get rid of obesity, for the patient to be completely satisfied with his/her body after the operation.

Techniques Used in Liposuction

Vaser is the most famous and latest of the medical techniques used in liposuction. Vaser technology has made liposuction a simple and fast recovery process, as well as its effectiveness in removing a large amount of intractable fat.

Vaser technology is based on sound waves that break down fat accumulated in different areas of the body, where the fat is removed by a Cannula connected to the tube, which in turn sucks the fat. The Cannula is inserted into the patient’s body by small incisions that the doctor slits before he sucks the fat.

Vaser technology removes sagging from different areas of the body as well as it tightens the areas from which the fat is removed, until the patient gets a slim body without skin sagging, as the goal of liposuction is that the patient gets satisfied with his body in a highly percentage after the operation.

Vaser Technology is distinguished from other techniques used such as Laser Technology in that, it:

  • Sucks large amount of fat up to 5 liters.
  • Does not hurt nerve fibers as Laser Technology does.
  • The level of pain after the operation is low compared to other techniques used in liposuction.
  • The amount of blood lost from the body is low compared to ordinary operations of liposuction.

Candidates For Liposuction

Pre-Liposuction Tips

In order to ensure the success of the liposuction process, there are some tips that the patient undergoing liposuction must follow before the operation;

Refrain from smoking for a period of time before the operation (1 – 2 months).

Avoid stimulants such as (Arabic coffee – caffeine) for a period of time (two weeks to a month) before the operation.

Make sure to eat healthy food regularly for at least a week before the operation.

Stay away from having alcohol.

Refrain from having medications that cause blood thinning such as Ibuprofen compounds.

Refrain from drinking natural blood-thinning drinks such as; green tea, for at least two weeks before the operation.

Post-Liposuction Tips

The doctor gives some advices and recommendations to the patient undergoing liposuction after the procedure, which in turn ensure the success of the operation and facilitate the recovery period for the patient if these tips are followed properly; these tips are:

Do not make any effort for at least three weeks after the operation and have physical rest until the wounds heal successfully.

Ensure to eat a healthy, balanced food rich in proteins and vitamins.

Have the antibiotics recommended by the doctor on a regular basis.

Avoid itching as much as possible in areas where fat has been removed.

Avoid smoking for a period of time (5 weeks or more) after the operation.

Keep away from intense sunlight and high heat for at least a week after the operation.

Stages Of Liposuction

Liposuction takes between one to three hours, depending on the patient’s condition, how much fat to be removed and the targeted area; Liposuction consists of four main stages:

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