Women often lose weight in areas of the body where they do not want to (e.g. face or breasts), leaving the actual problem areas as stubborn fat deposits. In these cases, liposuction is ideal. Because once fat tissue has been removed, it does not regenerate.
Liposuction in vogue
Liposuction is currently the most frequently performed aesthetic procedure in Germany as well as in the USA. In statistics, it is in first place for both women and men. However, many patients are not aware that plastic surgery is a field recognised by the State Medical Association, which requires at least six years of specialist training including an examination before the State Medical Association. You should therefore always check whether the doctor you have chosen to perform liposuction is really a specialist in plastic surgery. You can easily find this out, for example, via the state medical associations.
Liposuction – not in itself a method of weight reduction
The aim is to shape a harmonious body contour. If weight is gained or lost at a later date, the “new” body shape will therefore change proportionally without, for example, creating breeches again, which were previously suctioned off.
On which part of the body can liposuction be performed?
Removal of subcutaneous fatty tissue by liposuction is possible on all regions of the body. Typical regions are the face, the chin-neck region, upper arms, breast in women and men, abdomen, waist, buttocks, thighs, knees, calves and ankles. In general, it can be said that there are no longer any taboo zones due to modern procedures. The fat-away injection in Berlin or the cryolipolysis in Berlin also help against small fat deposits.
Liposuction on an outpatient or inpatient basis?
Liposuction is usually performed on an outpatient basis, under local anaesthetic. Depending on the size of the fat depot, an operation time of 1-4 hours can be expected. Liposuction under tumescence is the most common surgical method today. Tumescence stands for the infiltration of the fatty tissue with fluid (saline solution, distilled water, vasoconstrictor medication).