Liposuction is a procedure in which fat is sucked out of certain portions of the human body, such as the thighs or abdomen. The body parts most commonly treated includes hips, abdomen, thighs, buttocks and face. Liposuction does not remove the cellulite from the body only the fat. Many people these days are opting for Liposuction to remove the excess fat from their bodies. If you give a person a choice of having Liposuction to remove the excess baggage from their body or going to the Gym to sweat it out, the majority of people will say “I want Liposuction“. The demand for Liposuction is also on the rise due to a worsening obesity that indirectly feeds a desire for quick fix weight loss solution. Liposuction is not a cure for obesity rather it is an alternative to dieting. Liposuction is no solution to remove the excess body fat. Even if the fat is removed from some areas of the body, it will simply continue to be accumulated in other areas. The key to looking healthy and fit is not to surgically remove body fat, but rather adopt healthy lifestyles that burns body fat and keep the body’s metabolism in balance. The rising popularity of liposuction can be attributed to increased public acceptance of the procedure. People don’t feel as bad about having liposuction done as they used to. The techniques are tested and the results are predictable.
For most of us, the idea of liposuction is a great relief, having a body shape that you have always dreamed of is the greatest pleasure. The cost of the procedure is not as easy as saying I want liposuction. Various parameters on which the cost of the surgery depends are the size of the patient, amount of time and effort of the surgeon, cost of anesthesiologist’s services, operating room fees and the preoperative laboratory fees. The biggest factor that determines the cost of the procedure is the time it takes to complete the procedure.
The procedure for performing Liposuction is easy and even a 4 year old can be taught to perform it. However as with everything else there are certain risks associated with liposuction as well. The complications occur in roughly 7 out of 1000 patients. Typical risks include infection and skin discoloration. The risk of medical problems can be lessen by avoiding extremely long procedures or excessive removal of fat. So before saying that “I want Liposuction” consider the cost as well as the risks involved with the procedure and take the decision that leaves you happy.