Abdomen is one of the most common body part both man and woman that is frequently used for liposuction surgery. Abdominal liposuction is a surgical procedure that removes stubborn fat from abdomen region under different procedure of liposuction surgery with the help of anesthesia. In order to get a flatter tummy, abdominal liposuction is more popular among the men and women.
Fat could be accumulated in different levels into the abdominal region. Such as subcutaneous or superficial, this is located above the abdomen muscle or just below the skin and intestinal fat which is located inside the abdominal cavity on the intestines. Abdominal liposuction is used only to remove the subcutaneous fat. The intestinal fat cannot be removed by the surgery because it is very hard and dangerous. Only by diet and exercise the intestinal fat could be removed. As a result the patient ho have more subcutaneous fat than the intestinal, will get a better surgery result wit abdominal liposuction.
The tumescent liposuction procedure is most widely used for abdominal liposuction. It is done under local anesthesia. At first tumescent solution which contain saline to prevent dehydration is spread over the treated area. Then a small tiny incision has made below the naval area. The thin tube which is called cannula has inserted into the fatty deposits area it help to breaks up the fat cells, swollen, firm and balanced and suctioned out with a powerful vacuum. The skin, muscles, blood vessel are intact after the surgery. Patient can get up and walking as soon a possible after the abdominal liposuction operation has done.
Patient has to use the pressure garments suggested by the doctors for at least 4 to 5 days. Whole procedure may take 1-2 hours depending on the area and amount of fat cell. Swelling and bring may be subside within 3 weeks. But to regain the full effect it needs minimum 6 months. Since the normal ageing process affects the firmness and elasticity of the skin, older patients may not achieve quite the same results as younger patients. The average cost range of abdominal liposuction is $4500-$5000.
Abdominal liposuction is a surgical procedure and there is more or less some limitation in any surgical procedure. Abdominal liposuction only helps to remove the subcutaneous fat under the skin. The remaining intestinal fat should be removed by dieting and exercise. The procedure is not fully responsible for making the abdomen flatter. Regular exercise and healthy diet help to maintain the contouring of surgical body.