Thursday, February 16, 2012

Look Forward To A Sculpted Body With Liposuction by Nick Messe

Everyone, no matter how perfect their body is, has one or two areas that are never quite as sculpted as they want them to be. There are always one or two areas that can't be shown off in the confident way that every other area can be shown off. Why should these areas stop someone from being the best, most confident person they can be? They shouldn't. Cosmetic surgery, particularly liposuction can tend to those confidence killing areas and make you feel more comfortable with yourself.

Liposuction, also called lipoplasty, is a form of plastic surgery that is designed to help people who are unable to get rid of excess fat simply by eating properly and exercising. This cosmetic surgery procedure sculpts the body and removes excess fat from a particular region of the body. Someone who is severely overweight would not be an ideal candidate for this plastic surgery.

Since the surgery is designed to remove pockets of fat from certain regions of the body, the ideal candidate is a normal weight, with certain trouble areas they would like to have sculpted. The ideal candidate also has firm skin, is in good physical health and has no medical conditions.

Males and females are both candidates for plastic surgery. Many areas of the body can benefit from cosmetic surgery, and liposuction most commonly focuses on the stomach area, buttocks, hips, thighs, and arms. People also elect to have liposuction to remove fat from their cheeks, chin, and neck.

When it comes to deciding which regions are going to be sculpted, you have a plethora of choices. The initial consultation is a great place to present your goals and discuss your idea of liposuction. During the initial consultation, your health will be evaluated by a plastic surgeon. The surgeon will also determine the condition of your skin and the parts of the body with excess fat pockets.

You will then get to discuss which cosmetic procedure best fits your need, whether it be liposuction or another form of cosmetic surgery. You will also discuss any risks or complications associated with plastic surgery at the time of your initial visit. This procedure is often performed in an office based facility or an outpatient center. Liposuction is also performed in hospitals.

Depending on your choice of technique and the parts of the body you receive treatment on, you will either be put completely to sleep with the use of general anesthesia or you will have local anesthesia administered, which only numbs the parts of the body that are being worked on.

Most commonly, during traditional liposuction surgery, the surgeon will insert a cannula, which is a tube that breaks through fat layers, breaks the fat layers up, and sucks them out. After surgery, when you're one step closer to that more confident you, you may experience some fluid drainage.

You will experience swelling, bruising, and some numbness, which is only temporary. You will be given an elastic garment to wear that will be used to stop swelling and you may experience a slight weight gain as your fluids fluctuate. Look for your slim, sculpted results to start shining through four to six weeks after surgery.