Myths and Facts about Liposuction
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Myth: I can lose 20 kg weight with liposuction plastic surgery.
Myth: I can undergo liposuction plastic surgery of the whole body in one sitting.Fact: There is nothing like whole body liposuction in one sitting. It is unsafe to do liposuction of more than 10% of your body weight- i.e if you are 80 kg, 8 litres of fat can be safely removed from your body whether from one or two areas of the body. Even if you have low fat quantity, there are limitations in terms of how many areas can be done in one sitting for best results, surgeon’s fatigue, anesthesia time and your discomfort after the procedure.
Myth: Only overweight people can undergo liposuction. It cannot be done on people with normal weight.
Fact: The fact is that Liposuction gives best results in people with either normal weight or 8-10% of extra body weight. As explained above, liposuction is not a good and safe technique for weight loss. There are women who are just not overweight but their thighs or buttocks are completely out of shape, or men and women who have heavy chin which can be brought in shape with liposuction. Men have normal weight but have chest or breasts like women, which can be made masculine by liposuction.
Myth: Liposuction can be done only on abdomen and buttocks.
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Myth: Liposuction may lead to pregnancy complications in women.
Myth: Liposuction is best for people who easily gain weight and cannot control their weight.
Myth: If I gain weight after liposuction, it shall be much more than I would gain otherwise.
Myth: It is incorrect to undergo plastic surgery like liposuction to get in shape. Dieting and exercise is the right way.
Myth: I shall only choose Vaser or Smart Lipo as they are the safe techniques.
Myth: Liposuction is a very simple procedure and can be done by anyone. It is not a surgery.
Fact: Liposuction is very much a plastic surgery and needs to be done by a qualified and experienced surgeon. If done properly, it gives great results. However, if done by an inexperienced surgeon on a wrong patient, it may result in a disaster.