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        Unwanted fat in body is undesirable thing for everyone, so there is a research to deal with it and decrease body size such as exercising, going on diet, and removing fat massage. They keep finding out the way to manage it. Nowadays, liposuction becomes new choice to get away the unwanted fat quickly and safety.

The causes of fat

        Fat cells under skin are normally unchangeable. When these cells expand their size because of congested fat acid, those whose bodies have more fat cells will get bigger than those who have less. The liposuction doesn’t the way to losing weight but it uses to pull the fat cell out from the skin. The function is connecting a tiny tube to a sucking machine and then piercing in to the skin, pulling out the unwanted fat. The purpose is to decrease the fat cell. When the body has less fat amount, and when the cell expands, they won’t enlarge the body like it was before the surgery.

 The parts that can be done liposuction

The popular and workable parts and for the liposuction are chin, neck, cheek, hip, abdominal surface, waist, knee, thigh, arm, and event men breast that are big irregularly.

Is the liposuction workable well?

       Surgery for healthy and young people is more workable than the unhealthy and old people because their skins are more elastic. When the liposuction is done, the skin will recover and stay firm. At present time, it is developed new technology for liposuction which are suitable for every healthy one.

Do it needs general anesthesia?

       For small area, it needs only local anesthesia but for big area, it needs both regional anesthesia and general anesthesia.


Is it dangerous?

Each year in USA, there is thousands of people who do the liposuction and get through very well and the least complication. It is important to see the professional doctors for treatment and who have standard equipment.


Side effects from the liposuction

  • First few weeks, there is some ecchymosis but they will disappear later.
  • It may feel numb at the liposuction area which will get well after a months.
  • Infection hardly exists but if it is, can be treat by antibiotic.

Regulations after the liposuction

        After the liposuction, the surgery wounds are covered by tape or belted by bandage for lifting the wound skin 5 -7 days but in the cast of abdominal surface, it need to belted another 2 – 4 weeks for lifting the body. Normally the wounds from the liposuction are very small, so the patients will feel a bit hurt. The wounds are recovered right away after the surgery and the patients can get back to everyday life within 3 – 4 days. Importantly, the patients should avoid exercise in the first 3 - 4 weeks and after that, trying to exercise very often in order to protect the left fat cells expanding again which causes the unwanted fat.


Article By
Wutinan Sithipolvanichgul, MD

Specialized in Dermatologic Surgery and Laser
- Dermatologist, MSc UK
- Specialized in Dermatologic Surgery and Laser
- Member of American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
- Master class: Surgical Laser Procedures and Pigmented Laser in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
- Education in laser from such medical professional as Richard Rox Anderson M.D., who has been praised for his expertise in the global skin laser.