removal-of-love-handles-by-liposuction

The word “Love Handles” sounds romantic but there is nothing romantic about having “love handles”. What is really means is accumulation of excessive fat around your waist that is very resistant to diet and exercise. Besides, having fat around your waist can be very bad for your health. It carries risk of developing diabetes, heart conditions or breast cancer. So before these things happen it’s a good idea to get rid of them. At Dezire clinic we have a solution to this problem of “Love Handles” by using VASER liposuction technique. Since this procedure uses very tiny incisions the down time required is minimal and you can get back to work or exercise much quicker than traditional liposuction. Since the incisions are very small the scarring is minimal. The VASER probe targets the fat selectively without damaging important structures like nerves and blood vessels making it a safer procedure of liposuction.

This is surgery is performed under local or general anesthesia on outpatient basis. You may have to wear a compression garment after this surgery to ensure that the muffin top or love handles disappears completely.

Love Handles Removal Liposuction Procedure

There are techniques most commonly used to target belly fat in the liposuction procedure. They are tumescent liposuction and ultrasound-assisted liposuction.

1. In tumescent liposuction procedure, the first step before the doctor cuts into the skin is to make the area of the body where fat is to be removed expand and firm up by injecting a large amount of tumescent fluid into it. This fluid, which contains anesthetic and the drug epinephrine, reduces pain and blood loss.

2. In ultrasound-assisted liposuction, the tip of the cannula generates ultrasound waves that liquefy fat before it is suctioned. This technique is effective in targeting fatty deposits that are fibrous.

Here is how it works!

First, a local anesthetic is used to numb the area to be treated. With the Tumescent technique, only a local anesthetic is used to numb the area and the patient remains coherent throughout the procedure, which is very safe and relatively painless during recovery. Tiny incisions are then placed along the sides of the belly, allowing the doctor to insert the cannula, sculpt and trim your sides and a tiny cannula measuring 3 mm is inserted. With the VASER ultrasonic energy fat is gently melted directly under the skin and that encourages skin-tightening. The VASER is capable of melting dense fat in the stomach area area. The cannula is then guided to the targeted areas to suction out the melted fat with precision and resulting in less pain, bruising and downtime for the patient.

VASER Liposuction is the safest alternative to traditional liposuction. Here are some other advantages:

  • VASER Liposuction is a safe, lasting procedure that eliminates love handles and extra fat. Once the fat cells are removed, the body cannot make new ones, so they are gone for good.
  • This is a short procedure taking only an hour or two. This technique is designed to safely remove fat and tighten the area, simultaneously.
  • Since the incisions made are very tiny, there is minimal pain and little potential of scarring.

How can I tell if I am a good candidate for love handles Liposuction?

Liposuction of the belly fat and love handles is a safe procedure for most men and women who have a high accumulation of dense, fatty deposits along the sides of their bellly. It is recommended that patients are in good health when undergoing any surgery to reduce risks and potential complications. This is a good procedure to remove fatty deposits from your mid-section and waist area, sculpting them. Please note that this is not a weight reduction procedure.. People that have fatty deposits and flab that does not respond to exercise or diet can benefit from this procedure.

Can Liposuction of love handles be combined with other procedures?

Sure thing. Many of our patients at Dezire clinic combine liposculpting of love handles with other procedures, like abdominal or upper arm liposculpting. We invite you to couple this procedure according to your individual needs and the recommendations of the surgeon.

What are the post-op side effects of love handles liposuction?

Because VASER Liposuction is such a safe and targeted procedure that utilizes refined instruments to perform the surgery, the side effects are minimal and any discomfort or mild soreness goes away within a day or two. There are no stitches and the tiny puncture wounds heal within two days. Patients may have mild discomfort and perhaps some light bruising, but they can walk, resume normal activities and return to work within 24 to 48 hours. A compression garment similar to a girdle will be worn around the torso for 3 days and nights, and then at least 8 hours a day for 2 weeks. Good results can be seen within a few weeks, final results within six months. While it does take a while for the swelling to go down, there is usually minimal to no pain involved.

What is Liposuction Love Handles Cost?

Liposuction of love handles cost depends upon the amount of fat that needs to be removed, age, skin tone of the patient. Hence, it varies from patient to patient. Please make a visit to one of Dezire clinics located at Pune, Bangalore, Delhi or Gurgaon. Upon your personalised consultation with Dr Prashant Yadav, he will discuss your expectations and examine you and suggest the procedure that’s right for you and the cost it takes to have that procedure done.

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