Liposuction is a kind of cosmetic surgery that aims at improving the appearance of an individual by removing the fats deposited in the body and making them appear lean. The surgical procedure uses a suction technique hence the name liposuction. This procedure is employed for the contouring of the different areas of the body: arms, neck, hips, buttocks, abdomen, thighs, calves and ankles, chest and back etc. Liposuction is also known as lipoplasty or body contouring.
This is a cosmetic surgery associated with risks and recovery after the surgical procedure is slow and painful. Therefore, one should decide wisely before opting for liposuction or any other cosmetic surgery as a matter of fact.
Types of liposuction
Liposuction is classified on the basis of the specific technique that is employed. The common methods are: