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● Abdominoplasty ● Augmentation Rhinoplasty ● Blepharoplastry ● Brachioplasty (Arm Lift) ● Breast Augmentation ● Breast Lift ● Breast Reduction ● Chin Augmentation ● Ear Tuck Surgery (Otoplasty) ● Facelift ● Forehead Lift / Brow Lift (Classical or Endoscopic) ● Liposuction ● Neck Lift ● Reduction Rhinoplasty ● Teeth Whitening
Length of the Procedure:
|1 to 2 hours per area|
|Type of Anesthesia:||General or Local Anesthesia|
|Recovery:|| Back to work: 2 to 3 days
Strenuous Activities: 2 to 4 weeks
||Chest X-ray, Complete Blood Count, Bleeding time, Clotting time (Pro time)|
|Pre-OP Procedures:||No Alcohol, Vitamin E, Aspirin (and other blood thinners), Herbal drugs & teas.|
|Post-OP Procedures:||Suture removal 4 to 5 days; Use of Girdle for 4 weeks|
What is Liposuction?
Liposuction, known as liposculpture, is a procedure to remove unwanted fat from specific areas, including the abdomen, hips, buttocks, thighs, knees, upper arms, chin, cheeks and neck.
Who are best candidates for Liposuction?
Men and women with near ideal body weight but with pockets of excess fat in certain areas
What to expect?
Swelling (70%- 4weeks; 30% - 3 to 4 months)
What are the risks?
Any surgical procedure carries certain risks and possible complications. Your surgeon will discuss these risks with you during your consultation. Some of the potential complications are:
- Fat embolism
- Irregularities, dimples, puckers and divots
- Burning and tingling sensation