Liposculpture is a surgical procedure that aims aesthetic body sculpting with the aim of giving a stylish and attractive. The technique on which it is based is liposuction, which is from the late 70s and is, in turn, one of the most versatile techniques employed.
Thanks to this treatment, excess fat deposits from different areas of the body (abdomen, arms, thighs, flanks and neck, etc.) are removed. Also, they can be grafted part of those fat deposits in other areas of the body which in turn require that fat to achieve a more balanced and attractive contour. It is important to note that liposuction is not a weight loss technique.
This technique allows remodel areas where there are clusters of excessive fat or unaesthetic harmonious and balanced. In most cases, surgery can be performed on an outpatient basis under local or regional anesthesia plus sedation to offer greater patient comfort.
Anyone can undergo liposuction, whether young or old; man or woman. There is no limit unless the specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic consider is contraindicated for any given circumstance as poor skin quality or excessive overweight.
Aftercare of liposuction
It is very important to wear a garment pressure therapy in the treated area for a period of four to six weeks, depending on the treated area and volume. This helps the skin to adapt to the new way, minimizing local irregularities. Furthermore, the inflammatory process gets control postoperatively.
It is also important to perform lymphatic drainage massage type during these weeks for local circulation is reactivated and treated by removing traces of blood and fat remaining in the operated area desinflamen areas.
Recent advances in liposuction
The latest developments in the field of liposuction are more concerned with the incorporation of new technologies to dissolve and remove fat than to the technique itself.
The lipolaser technique is the most important innovation and refers to the removal of fat through laser technology. As addition to the classic technical advantage emphasize that provides better elimination in areas where fat is more tabicada and fibrous, such as the back, flanks, the supraumbilical abdomen and chin, along with an improvement in skin retraction of the treated area.
The other novelty is the introduction, increasingly frequent, lipofilling, which is placing itself extracted fat in other areas of the body such as the face, breasts or buttocks.
Edited by Noelia García Pino