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Liposuction | General Information

Liposuction, also known as liposculpture or suction assisted lipectomy, is a technique to remove unwanted fat deposits from the body. The unsightly distribution of body fat is usually due to an inborn tendency to deposit fat in one particular area of the body, most commonly the hips. Other areas include; the neck, arms, tummy, loins, thighs, inner side of the knees and the ankles. Lipolysis is neither a substitute for dieting nor a cure for obesity. Persons with reasonably normal weight and healthy elastic skin with extra localised fat in certain areas, get the best results from this procedure. (Healthy elastic skin has the capacity to shrink after the surgery). Even though Lipolysis can be done on patient's upto 45 or 50 years of age, it is not normally done if the skin is loose in the particular area. One could have loose skin after loosing lot of weight or after the pregnancy in the Abdomen, or one could lose the elasticity of skin due to old age or other reasons. In these patients, in addition to lipolysis, some of the skin is also removed so as to get a satisfactory contour. In these cases liposuction could be coupled with abdominoplasty or body lift in different areas either in the same sitting or as a separate...

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