What is liposuction?


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2017-06-11 01:08:15
2017-06-11 01:08:15

Liposuction or Lipectomy, (the surgical removal of fat), removes adipocytes, a collectivity of lipids. These procedures are performed as part of some breast reductions, breast reconstruction after cancer, harvesting fat for stem cell transfer, fat transfers for facelifts, Brazilian Butt lifts, abdominoplasty after pregnancy and weight loss and other reconstructive or cosmetic procedures. The surgery removes fat cells from the body with cannulas (narrow tubes), that are inserted into the body with use of a blind eye, wherein the surgeons can't see what they are doing. With the assistance of a suction pump, the fat cells are literally sucked out. Dr. Rosemary Leonard explains that liposuction is not a gentle procedure. A large, hallow needle attached to a powerful suction machine in inserted into the body where it is moved around with considerable force. Power-assisted liposuction devices oscillate as fast as 4,000 times per minute. No matter the size or speed of the cannulas, thrusting a suctioning device deep into a person's body presents the risk of accidentally puncturing vital organs or harming nerves, blood vessels, muscles, or other structures, or removing essential tissues. Dr. Samuel Klein suggests that liposuction violently destroys the fishnet structure under the skin where fat cells live. One cannot maintain fat loss via a healthy diet and exercise as the removal of adipose tissue, (an important endocrine organ), is not magic and when the subcutaneous fat stores are lessened, the toxic, disease producing visceral fat increases regardless of diet and experience. "The Belly Finds What The Thighs Lose," an article published in The New York Times in May, 2011 explains this in a rudimentary way. The article was written based on the study done at the University of Colorado. Not only is liposuction not a permanent fix, but the procedures cause long-term metabolic, health and contour problems. Common side effects of liposuction include but are not limited to: scarring, skin and contour irregularities, fainting, rapid heart rate and excessive bleeding. Other more serious side effects include blood clots, injury to internal organs, allergic reactions to drugs, and brain damage due to lack of oxygen during general anesthesia. Also, of course the long-term problems that include but are not limited to: increase in insulin resistance, a metabolic syndrome, CVD, infertility, skewed hormones, fat cells that experience hypertrophy, (grow large) in upper arms, face, and other parts of the body, chronic and / or unrelenting pain, major disfigurement, disability and death.


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Actually there are 3 main categories of liposuction (and a fourth which is extincting)Dry Liposuction (this is not utilized anymore)Wet Liposuction (tumescent lipo, water jet assisted liposuction)Ultrasonic Liposuction (vaser lipo etc)Laser Liposuction (Smart Lipo and much more)For more info have a look at the related links

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The main and most noticable difference between someone before liposuction and after liposuction is that they person will no longer have as much fat in a certain area.

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A good candidate for liposuction is defined as any person who has realistic expectations, is in good health and is likely to be happy with the results of liposuction. Although liposuction can often provide very substantial improvements, it is rare for liposuction results to be absolutely perfect.

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No, liposuction results are definitely not the same for every person that undergoes liposuction. Some people have a difficult time adjusting to after surgery than others.

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