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Tumescent liposuction

Tumescent liposuction

Tumescent liposuction: Tumescent liposuction is the removal of fat deposits under the skin from various parts of the body: abdomen, hips, buttocks, thighs, arms, chin, and cheeks; after the incision is made, the area is flushed with saline and local anesthetic to contract the skin and make the blood vessels contract before aspirating the fat.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Tumescent liposuction

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

  • Fat deposits resistant to exercise
  • Excessive fat deposits

Non-Surgical Options: Tumescent liposuction

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

  • Dieting and exercise

Anesthetic Requirements for Tumescent liposuction

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

Procedure Complications: Tumescent liposuction

Possible surgical complications of Tumescent liposuction may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Tumescent liposuction

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

Tumescent liposuction: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Tumescent liposuction: Two to four weeks (depending on the size of the area treated).

Tumescent liposuction: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Tumescent liposuction) include:

  • Liposuction Body contouring

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