Men and women who suffer from their stubborn fat deposits
Individuals within 30% of their ideal weight and have firm and elastic skin
Non-smokers with a good overall health
30 minutes - 2 hours
Patients should wear a compression garment for 1 to 2 months after surgery to control swelling
Most people can return to work within a few days
In the fourth week, normal activities and exercising can resume
It can take several months for the swelling to resolve to see the final results of the procedure completely
Liposuction surgery has a success rate of 85-95%.
Liposuction is a very popular procedure among both men and women. This procedure aims to remove stubborn fat tissue that people can’t get rid of with diets and exercises. It can be performed on the face, hips, abdomen, tights, and buttocks either alone or in combination with a facelift or tummy tuck.
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There are 4 types of liposuction, and these are:
Tumescent liposuction: This is the most common type of liposuction. During the procedure, your surgeon will inject a sterile solution that helps remove fat, an anesthetic (lidocaine) to relieve pain, and a drug that causes your blood vessels to contract (epinephrine).
Ultrasound-assisted liposuction (UAL): In this type of liposuction, the surgeon will use a cannula that uses sound waves to rupture the fat cells. Since the fat will be liquified, it will be easier to suck the fat out.
Laser-assisted liposuction (LAL): During LAL, your surgeon will use a laser to rupture the fat cells to liquefy them. Once the cells are liquefied, the surgeon will remove them.
Water-jet-assisted liposuction: This type requires the surgeon to use pressurized saline. The saline stream will be used to loosen the fat cells instead of rupturing them. This will make the fat-removal process smoother and quicker.
Once you have decided to undergo Liposuction, we will plan and customize the whole procedure so as to suit your personal preferences, needs, and the clinics’ practices. When you arrive at the clinic, you will have a face-to-face consultation with your Liposuction surgeon.
Part of the discussions will be about your expectations and goals. Here is what you should expect during the Liposuction procedure:
Liposuction can be done while you are under local anesthetic, but if the surgery is too complex and it requires the surgeon to remove a large amount of fat from multiple locations, your surgeon can opt for general anesthesia.
Once you are anesthetized, your surgeon will start the procedure by making small incisions on the predetermined areas. The incisions will be minimal and tiny, this also translates to minimal scarring. If your surgery involves complementary surgeries such as tummy tuck, then your surgeon can make large incisions.
After your surgeon makes the incisions, the next step is to remove unwanted fat. This is done using a medical tube known as the cannula. The surgeon will loosen the fat tissue by moving the cannula back and forth. This makes it easy to suction the fat cells.
Your surgeon may use ultrasound or laser-assisted techniques to make the suction process easier as these techniques liquefy the fat cells.
After removing the fat deposits, your surgeon will suture the incisions. Your surgeon may decide to put temporary drain tubes underneath the skin so as to drain excess fluid. This also helps minimize the risk of being infected.
When the operation is done, you will have to spend the first night at the hospital –under the supervision of well-trained medical assistants. On the next day, your surgeon will make post-op check-ups, and it is during this period that you will be given instructions to follow during the recovery period.
You are required to rest for a couple of days after the surgery.
You should expect to have some swelling for a few days after the surgery.
You are required to wear a compression garment for a few weeks after the surgery. Your surgeon will give you the garment.
You should take your medications in time so as to reduce swelling, and pain, and prevent infections.
You will begin to notice 90% of the results four weeks after the procedure.
Even if the fat cells are removed permanently via Liposuction, it would be best if you watch what you eat since fat cells might begin to grow somewhere else in the body.
A week before the procedure, you should stop taking Aspirin and any other meds associated with blood thinning.
If you are allergic to any drugs, you should inform your surgeon as soon as possible.,
Patients are advised to avoid smoking 24 hours before the surgery.
Consuming any alcoholic beverages can affect anesthesia. So you should not take in anything alcoholic 24 hours prior to surgery.
If you are taking meds for chronic or acute diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, you should inform your surgeon before the surgery commences.
|Duration||2 - 4 hours|
|Stay||3 nights hotel|
|Cost in Turkey||€2350 - €4250|
|Anesthesia||Depends on treated areas|
|Recovery||4 - 6 weeks|
|Final Results||After 6 months|
|Side Effects||Numbness, soreness, pain, bruising|
|Risks||Anesthesia risks, infection, seroma|
|Success Rate||85% - 95%|
|Exercise||After 4 weeks|
|Back To Work||After 2 weeks|
|Scars||Yes (tiny invisible)|
|Related Procedures||CoolSclupting, Laser liposuction|
Is Liposuction Painful?
Patients don’t feel any pain during the liposuction surgery because it requires going under anesthesia for the procedure. Possible postoperative pain can easily relieve with the help of prescribed medicines.
Is Liposuction Safe?
Although it looks like an easy and relatively safer cosmetic procedure, Liposuction carries major risks as well. It's not a weight loss surgery, and there are certain requirements to be a good candidate for it.
Patients should choose an experienced and certified plastic surgeon and clinic for the procedure and get informed about all of the potential complications and risks before the surgery.
How Long Does It Take To See Results After Liposuction?
Liposuction typically causes postoperative swelling. The majority of swelling improves after four weeks up to a few months, and the final result will not be visible until the swelling is gone.
Learn more about Liposuction in Turkey by comparing costs and reviewing the clinics and doctors.
Our team will dedicate their effort and time to help you choose the clinic best for you. Our goal is not just to find ‘a doctor’ for you, but to find ‘the right doctor’.