Liposuction

liposuction surgery - Dr Magnusson

 

Results

By removing stubborn fat, Liposuction can help you achieve smooth and toned body contours, and remove undesirable areas of stubborn fat. In addition to improving your appearance, fat removal through Liposuction can also help provide benefits to your overall health. For many patients, this procedure can reflect a commitment to a healthier, more active lifestyle. After achieving improved body contours, many patients become motivated to help maintain results through strict diet and exercise regimes.

Liposuction can also be used as a less invasive form of breast reduction surgery, helping women alleviate back and neck pain caused by the weight of overly large breasts. With proper care, your results can last for many years to come.

 

The Procedure

Liposuction is a surgical procedure used to remove focal accumulations of fat underneath the skin. The length of the procedure will vary with the amount of fat being removed. The best results are achieved when applied to areas of focal contour deformity. The most frequently treated areas are the hip, outside thigh, inner thigh and flanks. This procedure is often combined with other operations to improve results of surgery in these areas.

The initial step before having Liposuction surgery is to arrange a consultation with Dr Magnusson. During your consultation, he will talk to you about:

  • Which liposuction options are suitable for you
  • Your skin type
  • The safety and effectiveness of surgical procedures
  • Your expectations from the surgery

Dr Magnusson operates under general anaesthetic in an accredited surgical facility.

Before the procedure begins, you will be given anaesthesia. Once the anaesthesia has taken effect, liposuction is administered using a suction device attached to a cannula (a narrow, stainless steel tube). Dr Magnusson will then make small incisions, followed by inserting the cannula into fatty areas between the skin and muscle, where it will remove the excess fat with either a large syringe or a suction pump. This process results in a smoother, remodelled body shape.

 

Am I a Suitable Candidate for Liposuction?

Even though Liposuction may seem like a fast way to lose weight by removing fat, this procedure is not recommended to treat obesity. Suitable candidates for this surgical procedure should be within the normal weight range or moderately above. Excess fat that cannot be removed through regular diet and exercise can be removed through Liposuction.

Having firm, elastic skin also plays a role in the success of procedure. The more elastic your skin, the more likely your skin will shrink into place after liposuction and leave you with smooth, natural-looking results.

A suitable candidate should have realistic expectations about the results of this procedure, as well as the following qualities:

  • Average or moderately above-average weight
  • Concentrated fat pockets that do not respond to diet and exercise
  • Firm and elastic skin

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