Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Durg
18 years experience
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Liposuction can be performed on obese people to help them lose weight
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This procedure is performed on people whose weight is close to normal, but have fat stored in certain areas which they would want to remove to sculpt their body. Liposuction isn't a treatment for obesity, but a cosmetic procedure meant to sculpt the body as per the desired shape.
Which of the doctors among the following specializations perform liposuction?
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This is primarily a dermatological procedure meant to reshape the contour of the human body and is performed by plastic surgeons. However, before the procedure, they may still need to check your health with other specialists, such as general medicine to determine if you are fit for the surgery or not.
After the liposuction procedure, it is advisable to continue with over-the-counter medications, such as aspirin and others
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The doctor will want to know your medical history before advising Liposuction. However, it is advisable to stick to the prescribed medication only, as over the counter drugs may create complications, such as blood clotting. It may result in longer healing time of the wounds and may create other postoperative surgical issues.
Which of the following habits should you give up for good before the surgery?
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Although you shouldn't drink alcohol even a few days before and after the surgery, it is important to avoid smoking at any cost. In fact, doctors advise most patients to quit smoking about a month or two before the scheduled date of the surgery. During the postoperative period, it is very important that you don't smoke, as it can increase the complications and also slow down the healing process.
Liposuction can sculpt your abs and abdomen in just a few hours
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Liposuction is meant to take out fat from strategic areas within your body thus, resulting in a sculpted body. It can take out stubborn fat from your belly and give you a flat look. However, it should be remembered that this is just for sculpting and contouring and not is not a way to achieve weight loss.