Liposuction and liposculpture, popularly known as body contouring surgery, are the operations the most requested in cosmetic surgery.Liposuction is a fat removal procedure that aims to eradicate excessive stubborn fat from these hard areas to shift areas such as the abdomen, the sides, the nates, the thighs, the knees, the upper limbs the chin and the neck .

Liposculpture is differnt from liposuction in that it makes use of microcannulas to "sculpt" much selected areas of the body. Liposuction suitable for those who suffer from fat deposit in some specific areas of the body which cannot be eliminated by dieting nor by physical exercising.

Liposuction and liposculpture may be performed under local anaesthesia with sedation (which means that you will be awake but relaxed and insensitive to pain or under general anaesthesia.

Both in liposuction and liposculpture, the incisions are very small and are made on the folds and the grooves of the body, so that they will be completely invisible. The duration of the operation varies depending on the size of the areas to be treated.

There are no age limits to undergo these kinds of surgeries, but the older people, whose skin has lost part of its elasticity, normally achieve worse results than the younger patients. Body contouring surgery can be performed alone or in association with other surgical procedures such as abdominoplasty, thigh-lift and arm-lift,face-lift reductive mastoplasty.

 Liposuction and liposculpture are very customized kinds of surgery that, as such, need a meticulous specialist examination. During the first examination, the surgeon will assess the amount and the location..

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