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Thigh liposuction

Thigh liposuction

Thigh liposuction: Thigh liposuction is the removal of fat deposits from the thighs; after the incision is made, the area is flushed with saline and local anesthetic (tumescent solution) to contract the skin and make the blood vessels contract before aspirating the fat.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Thigh liposuction

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Thigh liposuction:

  • Fat deposits resistant to exercise
  • Excessive fat deposits

Non-Surgical Options: Thigh liposuction

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Thigh liposuction:

Anesthetic Requirements for Thigh liposuction

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Thigh liposuction may include:

  • Local or general anesthesia

Procedure Complications: Thigh liposuction

Possible surgical complications of Thigh liposuction may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Thigh liposuction

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good.

Thigh liposuction: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Thigh liposuction: Two to four weeks.

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