Liposuction FAQs

Frequently asked liposuction questions

  • In the booking section of the website, we offer services like airport transfer, accommodation booking, interpreter, etc. to facilitate your medical journey. You may find some services free of charge.

  • Most of the doctors/surgeons and nurses are acquinted with English. There are Arabic and English translators in IPD of the of the medical facility. We can also provide you an interpretor to give you company and help you communicate with medical staff.

  • Yes! But conditionally. Because that’s not the main point in liposuction why so it reduces local fat deposits in chosen parts of body for aesthetic purposes. According to the experience, a small amount of weight loss, about 8-10 kg will be noticed after 3 times liposuction in different areas is done.

  • Every part of the body that contains a bulk of fat is considered an area in liposuction. For example, the abdomen, both arms, and a double chin are considered one area each, while the love handles and the back may be considered one or two areas depending on the volume of the fat deposits.

  • The typical hospital stay after liposuction is one night.

  • For recovery time after being discharged from hospital, it’s helpful to have someone who will assist you in the way home and do your chores for a while. If you are traveling abroad to have the surgery, it’s better to have a companion with you, or you can request one, with separate charge from the company that makes your arrangements.

  • That usually takes 1 and 2 weeks long. But it depends on how many areas and the amount that has been removed. By the passage of this period, bruising and swelling will disappear steadily and you can go back to your routine life without any problem and start working. Although you should follow your doctor advises and instructions.

  • The traditional liposuction involves using a cannula and hand movements to break down the fat tissue. In contrast, in VASER liposuction the surgeon makes use of ultrasonic waves to target and liquefy fat cells. In this technique, fat cells removal is easier than traditional way. But it’s more difficult to use the device for targeting the fat tissue, because great manual skills are needed for the surgeon so he/she can sculpt the body in the best way, as the patient desires.

  • safe liposuction age range is between 17-60 years, that range is just like other types of plastic surgery.

  • If you don’t have a healthy and low-calorie diet after the surgery, new fat may accumulate in the liposuctioned areas.

  • Patients can usually fly after 7-10 days. It depends on the zone that treated and the amount of removal fat, so the patients must discuss their surgeon about when they should travel.

  • Your surgeon will provide instructions for the days prior to liposuction. From a pharmaceutical point of view, medications like aspirin (Blood thinning medication) should be stopped before the operation. During general anesthesia, blood sampling is used to make sure that you are a good candidate for that. About 12 hours before the appointment time of surgery, no food or drink should be consumed.

  • After the initial preparations for the operation, By the usage of a tool that is named cannula the surgeon makes small cuts in the skin and get into the fat pocket, which is under the skin. This cannula attaches to a suction or a syringe that pulls out the fat. It’s typically an outpatient surgery, so even if you are put under anesthesia, you will go home on the same day as the surgery.

  • to reduce puffiness and speed up healing process it’s better to use puffiness apparels. At the end one or two post-surgery visits may be needed, to confirm that you are in the healing process or if some areas were treated, you may require multiple follow-up visits by your surgeon opinion, depending on your situation. After your surgery, you will be watching out for any post-surgical fluid collection in the treated areas. If fluid pockets are present they are easily aspirated during a follow up visit to ensure a nice long-lasting flat result.

  • Your surgeon will discuss and help you visualize realistic results. Immediately after surgery, there may be swelling and loose skin that will go away during the healing process. It may take several weeks to months to see the full extent of the results of the procedure. The final result will be a lovely enhancement to create a slimmer more toned figure.

  • In next two days after this operation, the experienced pain amount depends on which type of anesthesia has been used. the most intense pain is usually between 2- 4 days after liposuction and then alternately decrease. The typical side effects will bothersome for up to 4 weeks, but will gradually decrease over the following 4 to 8 weeks.

  • The appearance of skin after liposuction depends on the skin’s elasticity. Skin with good elasticity should look smooth and natural after liposuction. Scars are not a common problem with modern liposuction which uses very small cannulas (microcannulas) and thus only very small incision are required.

    Or Usually, the scars are not considerable, as the incision is very small in Liposuction. It further depends on the liposuction techniques will performed.

  • It depends on the zone of liposuction and amount of fat that is reduced. Usually people are able to return to their normal activities after 3 days, but to be safe more, you should rest for at least 10 days. It might take about a month to get back to normal work like before, even though swelling may persist.
    After gaining weight , does fat return to the treated area?
    No, this won’t happen. If a person gains considerable amount of weight, then the weight will mostly contribute to the non-treated areas. The amount of fat accumulated in the treated areas will be very low because Liposuction removed the fat cells from that area already.

  • Definitely depends on the patient if he/she follows a healthy diet and exercise program, the results from a liposuction can last for many years.

  • No, this won’t happen. If a person gains considerable amount of weight, then the weight will mostly contribute to the non-treated areas. The amount of fat accumulated in the treated areas will be very low because Liposuction removed the fat cells from that area already.

  • The surgeon can’t remove more than 10 pounds of fat. fat can lead to serious complications if removed in excess. Liposuction isn’t a weight method, but as a way of improving body shape dramatically.

  • Liposuction is a procedure just for fat removal. It does not repair sagging or drooping skin. In fact, it can make baggy skin worse. Patients who are concerned with skin tightening can discuss their worries in consultation session to be considered.

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