Liposuction is a kind of cosmetic surgery that breaks up and “sucks” fat from the body. In liposuction surgery, a hollow device called a cannula is used to extract the fat. This is a device that is inserted beneath the skin. The cannula is subjected to a forceful, high-pressure vacuum.
People who have liposuction usually have a steady weight but want to get rid of unwanted fat deposits in specific body areas. Cellulite dimples and stretch marks are not removed throughout the surgery. The goal of liposuction is just aesthetic. It is appropriate for those who want to alter and improve their body contour.
Liposuction is a procedure that permanently removes fat cells from the body, changing its contour. However, if the patient does not maintain a healthy lifestyle following the process, the residual fat cells may get more prominent. In liposuction also there is a limit to how much fat may be safely removed. Infection, numbness, and scarring are all possible side effects. There may be complications if too much fat is removed.
Uses of knee liposuction
Liposuction is primarily utilized to improve one’s look rather than to improve one’s physical health. Most people would probably get the same or better outcomes if they lived a healthy lifestyle that included a balanced diet, regular exercise, and a good night’s sleep. Liposuction is usually recommended only when lifestyle adjustments have failed to produce the desired outcomes. It can be used to address fat deposits that are resistant to diet and exercise.
Q1 What is the most common knee surgery?
A1 The most common knee surgeries involve arthroscopy — a surgical technique used to repair many different types of knee problems — or knee replacement. Arthroscopy is a type of keyhole surgery used to diagnose and treat a wide range of knee problems.
Q2 What is the recovery time for knee surgery?
A2 According to the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS), it can take up to 3 months to recover completely from a knee replacement surgical procedure. Patients can normally drive again after 4 to 6 weeks, and return to work after 6 to 8 weeks. Physical therapy may be provided for 3 months.
Q3 What are the different types of knee surgeries?
A3 Types of Knee Surgeries
- Partial Knee Replacement.
- Total Knee Replacement.
- Robotic Partial Knee Replacement.
- Osteotomy Knee Surgery.
- Knee Revision Surgery.