Liposuction or Tummy Tuck

Every man and woman wants to look good.  Regardless of age, ethnicity or race, looking good makes them feel real good about themselves.  They do everything they can to become fit.  Being fit does not actually mean being free of fat but it is a state of wellness where the body can fight diseases.

You may have a daily exercise but somehow, the fat is no longer burned by your daily workouts and perhaps it is time to rethink and change strategies to burn those unwanted fats.  If you stomach is getting quite bigger and started to have those bellies and sagging fats, you can start consulting doctors which procedure will be better for you.  Having a Liposuction or Tummy Tuck?  What are they and how to they differ from one another?

Liposuction Operation is a procedure wherein the fats are burned or melted.  These fats are being transformed to liquid for flushing out via suction.  There are different procedures of melting fats.  Among the most popular are the tumescent procedures.  A solution is being injected to the affect area of the body until it liquefies.  An instrument called canulla is being used to suck the liquefied fats.  This type of liposuction procedure heals in a matter of days.  Weeks after the liposuction procedure, you can go back to your normal activities without the pain and enjoy the benefits of the liposuction procedure.  Liposuction procedures is performed under local anesthesia and if there are no further complications, the patient can go home right after the operation following orders of the doctors that can easily be administered at home.  The good thing about liposuction is that it requires minimal incisions unlike tummy tuck.  Liposuction is a procedure that removes fatty deposits, depending on the amount of fat removed, the skin may be saggy.  If your skin is elastic enough, the sagging skin can be avoided.

If your problem is skin sagging, liposuction can never solve the issue.  The best remedy for sagging skin is tummy tuck.  Tummy tuck requires an incision of about 2 feet to push the belly button.  Unlike liposuction, tummy tuck makes a noticeable flattening of the tummy by pushing it.  The healing process of tummy tuck is quite longer too, if you are to compare it with liposuction procedure.

Depending on the body built of the patient, it is important to know if liposuction or tummy tuck is right for you.

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