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A surgical procedure that uses suction to remove fat from the specific area of the body is called Liposuction. It is also known as Lipoplasty and Body contouring. Liposuction is also used to shape (contours) the specific areas. Liposuction is not typically used as a weight-loss alternative or a weight-loss method. If an individual is overweight, then one should try reducing weight through diet and exercise or even bariatric procedures such as gastric bypass surgery. If an individual is unable to lose weight even after these, then Liposuction is performed. Liposuction can only be done when there is a lot of body fat in specific spots but other body parts are stable.
Liposuction is done to remove fat from specific body areas such as:
There are 4 types of Liposuction and they are:
Few of the risks involved in Liposuction are: