Looking for a more sculpted, toned physique? Liposuction at Novomed Saudi Arabia can help you achieve your desired body contouring results. As a leading destination for cosmetic surgery in the region, we offer expert liposuction procedures performed by board-certified plastic surgeons, using the latest techniques and technology.
What is liposuction?
Liposuction is a cosmetic surgical procedure that removes excess fat deposits from targeted areas of the body. Unlike weight loss methods, it specifically sculpts your body, addressing stubborn fat that diet and exercise may not reach.
Benefits of liposuction:
- Targeted fat reduction: Eliminate unwanted fat bulges from areas like the abdomen, hips, thighs, arms, and even the neck and face.
- Improved body contouring: Achieve a sleeker, more defined silhouette with smoother lines and enhanced curves.
- Boost in self-confidence: Feel more confident and comfortable in your own skin after addressing areas that have bothered you.
- Reduced health risks: Liposuction can potentially lessen the risk of obesity-related health issues like heart disease and diabetes.
- Customization options: Different techniques cater to your specific goals and body type.
- Minimally invasive options: Many procedures utilize small incisions, minimizing scarring.
- Complementary to healthy lifestyle: Liposuction can complement your existing fitness regimen for optimal results.
- Long-lasting results: When combined with a healthy lifestyle, liposuction can provide lasting improvements in your body contour.
Can liposuction be performed on any part of the body?
Any area of your body with excess fat can be treated with Liposuction. The following are examples of frequently operated parts of your body:
- Abdomen, stomach, or waist.
- Waist or “love handles” (side).
- Chest or back.
- Anywhere on the face, cheeks, chin, or neck.
- Lower back.
- Inner knee, calves or ankles.
- Lower body.
What are the types of liposuction procedures?
Depending on your treatment objectives, a variety of liposuction methods are offered. Various forms of Liposuction are as follows:
- Laser-assisted Liposuction (Smartlipo™ and SlimLipo™): To make Liposuction easier, your doctor will use powerful laser light focused on a tiny, flexible tube (fiber) to liquefy your fat. With laser-assisted Liposuction, the incision size is less invasive.
- Power-assisted Liposuction (PAL): A tiny, slender instrument (cannula) is used in power-assisted Liposuction to rip apart fat cells. The cannula allows your surgeon to remove fat more precisely and with less effort.
- Tumescent Liposuction: Tumescent Liposuction is among the most common options. Your surgeon will inject your fat tissues with a saline solution, essentially salt water. Epinephrine, one of the cocktail’s drugs, narrows blood vessels. By using this procedure, your surgeon has a better chance of decreasing blood loss while more readily removing fat. Sometimes, doctors will prescribe more medication to alleviate discomfort.
- Ultrasound-assisted Liposuction (UAL): Your surgeon inserts an ultrasonic rod beneath the skin to liquefy the fat before it is suctioned out of the body.
- Vibration Amplification of Sound Energy at Resonance (VASER): With VASER liposuction, a grooved stainless-steel cannula and ultrasonic waves efficiently break down and remove fat cells from the body.
- Suction-assisted Liposuction: One of the most basic methods, suction-assisted liposuction works by drawing blood and other fluids into the surgical site to draw out excess fat.
What to Expect During the Procedure:
- Consultation: Discuss your desired outcomes and the most suitable technique with your doctor.
- Anesthesia: Depending on the treatment area, either local or general anesthesia may be used.
- Incisions: Tiny incisions are made in inconspicuous areas where the fat will be removed.
- Fat removal: A thin cannula is inserted through the incisions to loosen and suction out the targeted fat.
- Contouring: Your surgeon meticulously shapes the treated area for a natural and balanced look.
- Recovery: Following the procedure, you may experience some swelling and bruising, which usually subsides within weeks.
When to see the result?
While some patients report seeing improvements from Liposuction as soon as the treatment, others report that the ultimate results are more noticeable as swelling subsides. To get the most out of their treatments and keep them going, patients must adhere to a healthy lifestyle regimen that includes eating right and getting enough exercise
Because of its adaptability, Liposuction may target many different parts of the body. These include the neck, buttocks, hips, thighs, and belly. Anyone considering Liposuction should talk to a trained cosmetic surgeon about their unique concerns and goals to establish a reasonable expectation for the procedure and the best way to achieve them.
Book your appointment at Novomed today!
Whether you live in Riyadh, Jeddah or anywhere in Saudi Arabia, contact Novomed today to schedule a consultation with one of our dedicated liposuction specialists. We’ll answer your questions, discuss your individual goals, and create a personalized treatment plan to help you achieve the body you’ve always desired.