Liposuction surgery procedure


Liposuction is a simple procedure that removes the stubborn fat that does not go away with your regular diet and exercises.  It  permanently removes the  fat cells that stores fat from a particular   part  of your body that you want to improve.

Liposuction is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures. The number of surgeries is going up each day .In an average, more than 1,00,and 000 liposuction procedures happen each year in India alone. Around the world, liposuction represents between 20% and 25% of all cosmetic surgeries.

Who can get liposuction?

  • Adults with an average or slightly above-average weight BMI<30
  • People who have firm skin with elasticity and a good muscle tone.
  • People who have pockets of fat that don’t respond well to diet and exercise.
  • People with realistic goals for the outcome of the procedure.

Who cannot get liposuction?

  • People with excessive skin fat like in past bariatric surgery.
  • People with bleeding disorders.
  • Chain smokers.
  • Where on my body can I get liposuction?

You can have a liposuction procedure anywhere on your body where you have deposits of fat. Some of the most common areas of your body include you’re:

  • Abdomen, stomach or waist.
  • Hips or “love handles” (flank).
  • Back or chest.
  • Face, cheeks, chin or neck.
  • Buttocks.
  • Inner knee, calves or ankles.
  • Thighs.
  • Upper arms.

Why is liposuction helpful?

Liposuction is useful in getting rid of fat from unwanted areas and achieving the dream body you desire. It can be as simple as flaunting that perfect figure to wearing the clothes you didn’t fit earlier.

Types of liposuction,

  1. Manual – Regular type,  cannules are used to break down fat. It is useful for small areas in the body. It is associated with surgeon fatigue.
  2. Mechanical – vibrating cannulas are used in breaking fat, useful mainly for larger liposuction procedures. 
  3. Energy based – Ultrasound or laser energy  is used to break down fat. Main benefit is skin tightening that happens due to energy dissipation.

How is liposuction done?

The procedure is hassle free and done as a day care procedure. It begins by using a “sedation anesthesia” which induces sleep and numbs the tissues. Then the procedure starts by making small incisions into the skin, around  5mm,  a special  fluids are injected to aid the fat removal process. Following this, fat is broken down and sucked out by means of suction medical devices. The procedure ends when desired effect is achieved. 

How do I prepare for liposuction surgery?

Your surgeon will give you specific instructions to follow before your liposuction surgery. You may need to:

  • Avoid alcohol at least 3-5 days prior to the surgery
  • Ask your physician and stop taking blood thinning medications.
  • Consume normal diet the previous day and nothing by mouth as per surgeon’s advice.
  • Quit smoking at least 2 weeks prior to the surgery.

What happens after a liposuction procedure?

  •   There might be fluid coming out of liposuction hole. It is normal and might leak for up to 24 hours.
  •  There will be pain and little discomfort, medications will solve them.
  • Swelling and bruising will flare up, but will subside over time.
  • Continue to wear compression stockings at all times.

When to resume everyday activities after surgery?

Household chores can be performed the very next day. You can resume riding vehicles and mild aerobic activities in a week. Strength training activities can be resumed in 3 weeks time.


Is liposuction done for obesity?

No, liposuction is not done for obesity or it is not a weight loss procedure.

Is liposuction permanent?

Yes, once fat cells are removed, there will be no fat deposits in the same area.

When will the results be evident?

It will take 2-3 months for the results to be evident following swelling.

Can older people get liposuction?

Yes any age people can get liposuction. Your surgeon might ask you to check for other co morbidities before the surgery.

Can men get liposuction?

Yes. People of any sex and age can get liposuction.Infact men undergo liposuction after gynecomastia procedure.

What is 360 liposuction?

This is liposuction done on front, side and back. It usually is done on lower part of trunk, back, stomach and love handles. It involves changing positions when you are under anesthesia. Hence only few are trained to perform the procedure.

What is visceral fat ? Will liposuction help full in case I have lots of visceral fat?

Visceral fat is condition in which lots of fat are deposited inside your abdomen, with in the organs. Most men with protruding fat might be having such visceral fat. The main issue here is that liposuction will not help you reduce the visceral fat. In other words, if you are planning to undergo lip for tummy  be cautions that the fat over the abdomen wall and not inside the viscera( organs).

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    Before Liposuction After

About creas

Creas Aesthetic Center is one of the leading cosmetic centers known for offering world-class cosmetic surgery in coimbatore. Dr. Senthil Kumar is one of the best fat reduction surgeons in Coimbatore and is known for his experience and expertise in offering fat removal surgeries and other cosmetic surgeries. If you are looking for high quality Liposuction treatment in Coimbatore, Creas Aesthetic Center is your go-to cosmetic clinic.  

Clients words

Rasika Chrill
Dr.senthilkumar and his team is very professional and caring. He asks a lot of questions and he is very knowledgeable and reassuring. He took time to explain what he thought the issue could be and explained the operation
I had a pleasant experience with Dr. Senthil Kumar for my concern. I was received well by the staff and all my queries were answered. The follow-up was smooth and I was regularly followed up telephonically. I would recommend Creas Aesthetic Clinic and Dr. Senthil to friends and familyVinu Priya
I underwent liposuction for my arms and double chin. I am very much satisfied with the results. The procedure was painless and it did not affect my routine.Ramyasree