What you need to know about liposuction

Liposuction is one of the more popular choices among women who want a fast and convenient way to contour their body. Despite its popularity, there is still some questions that people need clarification on. So, below is a basic Q&A that attempts to answer some of the commonly asked question about liposuction:

Are there non surgical liposuction alternatives?
The current liposuction procedure requires surgery to remove the fats. As a result, there are some downsides including a long and discomforting recovery period, a delay in returning to work and the possibility of leaving liposuction scars.

Recently, there is a new procedure being introduced called Zerona laser liposuction. It is a non invasive technique that melts the body fats through laser and removes them through the patient’s skin. There is no physical surgery and patients can resume their daily activities immediately after the procedure.

However, due to this technique being so new, there is a lack of scientific evidence comparing its effectiveness with traditional liposuction procedure.

How long must I wait for my next liposuction?
It is advisable that a patient do no go for a second liposuction within 3-6 months of the first one so that the body has sufficient time to heal. However, the more important question is why should you go back for a second liposuction if the first one is effective? It is critical to remember that liposuction is not a weight loss remedy. If you find that you have returned to your original body shape within a short time frame, it is advisable to develop a more healthy lifestyle instead.

How long before I can see the final liposuction result?
You will see the final result 2-4 months after the operation. This is because during the initial month, your body will retain fluids in response to the surgery and that will result in the swelling of your body. Only after the swelling has subside will you see the full results.