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Why is liposuction done?
Liposuction surgery is a cosmetic procedure done to shape the body by the removal of unwanted fat from specific areas, including the abdomen, hips, buttocks, thighs, knees, upper arms, chin, cheeks and neck with specialized surgical equipment.
How is liposuction done?
- A tiny incision is made through which a small tube called a cannula is inserted in order to vacuum the fat layer deep beneath the skin.
- The cannula is pushed and soon after pulled through the fat layer, thereby breaking the fat cells. These fat cells are suctioned out using a vacuum pump or a large syringe.
- The process is repeated with further incisions, depending upon the extent of area to be treated and finally the incisions are sutured.
- To facilitate faster fat removal the general procedure has been refined through the following techniques such as Tumescent liposuction, The super-wet technique and Ultrasound-assisted liposuction.