Performed in the operating room, a liposuction consists of removing localized fat to achieve a slimmer and more attractive body contour. Moreover, aspirated fat can be injected into areas such as buttocks and breasts. Incisions are 3-4mm, always in anatomical sites allowing them to hide with clothing.
Three hours, depending on the characteristics of each patient.
It is an outpatient procedure in most cases (discharge the same day).
Generally, general anesthesia or regional anesthesia and sedation.
Most patients return to their daily activities in 7-10 days. Patients must wear a special girdle postoperatively for 4 weeks and undergo a lymphatic drainage massage as well as a postoperative ultrasound.
Obtaining a healthy and aesthetic body requires not only liposuction, but also diet and exercise to maintain the results achieved.
Pain is mild in most patients. However, this depends on each patient’s pain tolerance. Analgesics are prescribed to reduce pain.
Ecchymosis (bruises), fibrosis (hard areas), contour irregularities, infections, seromas (fluid accumulation)
Patients should be at least 16 years old.
It can be combined with face or breast procedures.
Dr. Alvis Jimenez performs Liposuction in the clinics in Mexico City at Hospital Ángeles Lindavista and in Tijuana at NewCity Medical Plaza.