Liposuction is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed to remove small pockets of stubborn fat on localized areas of the body. Exercise and proper diet is the routine of every person who wants to get contoured body and look attractive but these methods can’t do what the procedure of liposuction can. Even if your weight is stable, you might have small amounts of fat bulging on various areas of body that affect your body silhouette and make you look fatter. Liposuction is best solution to get rid of this problem. Previously, the technique that was offered for liposuction was invasive but now there are various techniques that are less invasive and much convenient.
Latest less invasive techniques for removal of excess fat include radio frequency, cryotherapy, Mesotherapy, ultrasound and laser liposuction but here we will discuss about laser liposuction only. Laser liposuction like traditional liposuction is not a weight control method but it can successfully contour your body and improves results of weight loss programs and exercise. You can be a good candidate for the procedure if you feel your body fat is not responding to diet and exercise. The body areas that can be treated through the procedure of liposuction are given below.
- Upper arms
- Cheeks and
Laser assisted liposuction is more beneficial than traditional liposuction and the main advantage of the procedure is that it is performed under sedation or local anesthesia rather than general anesthesia. The heat of laser also tightens the skin that gives smoother results and causes less trauma to the treatment area. In order to make the procedure of laser liposuction more advantageous, you should seek an experienced plastic surgeon. Laser liposuction through wrong hands can become dangerous in spite of providing beneficial results. Besides having board certification, your surgeon should also have considerable experience in the specific field. The procedure of laser liposuction involves introducing laser beam to the treatment area that liquefies the fat, which is later on sucked out with the help of vacuum. Extremely small incisions are made for this purpose.
As mentioned earlier, laser liposuction is less invasive procedure and does not cause serious complications and side effects however temporary side effects of the procedure do exist including bruising, swelling, temporary numbness. You will have to bear swelling and soreness for few days after surgery but discomfort can easily be managed by following your surgeon’s prescriptions including painkillers and special compression garments are also worn to speed up recovery.