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I would like to know the facts about liposuction-including the side effects of the procedure.

I would like to know the facts about liposuction-including the side effects of the procedure.

Many resources: There are many resources to learn more about liposuction options. You can go to plasticsurgeory.Org and have correct information. You can go to most plastic surgeons' websites and learn about it. Or you can just go for a consultation with your plastic surgeon and ask all of your questions. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik
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Liposuction (Definition)

Liposuction surgery involves the use of hollow cannulas and suction devices used to remove adipose tissue; should not feel anything when the procedure is performed. Indicated for patients at their long-term stable weight, who present with diet and exercise resistant adipose tissue of localized areas with good quality overlying skin. Not substitute for diet and exercise or ...Read more


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What could the side effects of liposuction be?

What could the side effects of liposuction be?

Happiness: Properly and safely-performed by an abps-certified plastic surgeon experienced in liposuction, it is safe, effective, and appreciated by the vast majority of patients. But it is surgery, and there are risks of dimples, ridges, irregularities, subq firmness, numbness, infection, skin loss, perforation of organs, or even death. The more severe, the more unlikely, unless performed by a non-expert! ...Read more

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What is liposuction? Is it safe? What are the possible side effects?

Lipo is safe: Lipo is extremely safe in the right hands. Side effects include contour deformities , scars, pain, skin changes, and even bowel injury. If cannula goes too deep it can injure the bowels and even lead to death if not treated early. ...Read more

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Liposuction. Good idea? What are the potential long term side effects?

Liposuction.  Good idea?  What are the potential long term side effects?

Minimal with skill: Liposuction is one of the safest cosmetic procedures when performed by a skilled, trained cosmetic surgeon. Tumescent liposuction is the key, where the tumescent fluid decreases all the potential risks of liposuction, including a decreased risk of bleeding and infection, plus a marked decrease in dvts and pes since it can be performed awake, without a general anesthetic. ...Read more

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Wat are da major side effects of liposuction. does it harm erection?

Wat are da major side effects of liposuction.  does it harm erection?

DOes not harm: erection as no one does liposuction of the penis. For more information look at one of many websites or talk w/ a physician. ...Read more

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What are the side effects from body jet liposuction? Are there any known side effects or problems from body jet liposuction? .

Same Incision: There are many different liposuction technologies available; each claims to be better than the other, but the potential risk/complications are similar. Much more important than the specific technology used (when it comes to the surgical outcome or “effectiveness” of the procedure) is the surgeon using the “tool”. Patients are responsible to do their due diligence and select surgeon carefully. ...Read more

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I want to do a non-invasive liposuction on my tummy area.is it advisable?what are the long term side effects of it?

They have proven : Meet save without long term side effects it is very effective. The water jet seems safer than vaser but in the hands of a food experienced operated both are much safer than invasive traditional liposuction ...Read more

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What are the dangers/side effects of lyposuction tummy tuck?

What are the dangers/side effects of lyposuction tummy tuck?

Risks of Surgery: Tummy tuck risks1st answer part 1: there are risks to crossing the street or flying in an airplane and, of course, there are risks to any surgical procedure. These risks can occur regardless of surgeon or technique. These include but are not limited to: infection, hematoma/seroma, discomfort, wound breakdown, hypertrophic scar formation, asymmetry, unfavorable healing, palpable sutures, continued. ...Read more

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Is liposuction even safe? Are there sides effects?

Liposuction Risks: Every surgical procedure, including liposuction surgery, carries risks. These include risk of infection, bleeding, skin contour irregularities, abnormal scarring, asymmetry, unsatisfactory cosmetic result or skin redraping, and the potential need for further surgery. Careful selection of your surgeon will be key. Undergoing surgery only if you are a good candidate also important. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is there any side effect by using the laser liposuction to ger rid of genetic double chin because the treatements with laser are considered dangerous?

Is there any side effect by using the laser liposuction to ger rid of genetic double chin  because the treatements with laser are considered dangerous?

Risks: All liposuction whether conventional, ultrasound or laser assisted have potential for complications. Here are a few: reaction to anesthesia fluid accumulation fat or blood clots which can migrate to the heart or lungs, leading to death skin injury infection excessive fluid loss asymmetry (uneven contour or shape) friction burns damage to vital organs. Laser assisted is considered as safe as others. ...Read more

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