Liposuction has been an option for people who wanted to eliminate fat in the specific areas of the body. Liposuction may have served us for years but today, you can avail of the full body liposuction. If you are one of those people who tried every exercise and diet but was not able to lose a pound, then the full body liposuction is just right for you. The full body liposuction procedure usually removes a large portion of body fats at a time. This liposuction procedure is a great option for people who are obese or simply, anyone who want to look better and improve their appearance.
Full body liposuction is usually performed by a doctor who took a specialization in surgery. Only licensed surgeons perform this kind of operation. Undergoing this kind of procedure does not rquire confinement, however, if a large amount of fats are removed from the body, depending on the case and status of the patient, a stay in the hospital may be required. Anesthesia is usually administered locally in areas that are to be treated. A mild sedative might be give to assist the patient to relax. Should patient wishes to remove and a large amout of fat that cannot be handled by local anesthesia, then general anesthesia can be administered to ensure safety.
After the full body liposuction, doctors will tightly wrap the area affected by the procedure. The materials used in wrapping will help in reducing inflammation and may relieve pain; it is usually made of support hose, a special girdle, elastic tape, bandages or some sort of wraps that will provide a tight hold to the affected area. It is highly recommended that those who undergone the full body liposuction should use it at least a week after the procedure.
For a faster recovery, you may do the following:
- Avoid alcohol 48 hours before and after the surgery.
- Drink lots of water.
- Do not go swimming, expose yourself in waters of the sandy beach and the likes, you might catch infection
- Do not apply ice packs or heating pads to the affected area.
Those who undergone full liposuction treatment will be back to work after ten days, however, it is best to take some rest for a couple of weeks more until you are fully recovered. Getting the result of the full body liposuction usually takes about six months.