Dr Kevin Adams has the facilities to perform liposculpture in his practice.
What is Liposculpture?
Also known as lipoplasty or liposuction, liposculpture slims and reshapes specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits, improving your body contours and proportion, and ultimately, enhancing your self-image.
Important facts about the safety and risks of Liposculpture
The decision to have liposculpture is extremely personal and you’ll have to decide if the benefits will achieve your goals and if the risks and potential complications are acceptable.
Your plastic surgeon and/or staff will explain in detail the risks associated with surgery. You will be asked to sign consent forms to ensure that you fully understand the procedure you will undergo and any risks or potential complications.Possible risks of liposculpture include:
- · Uneven contours
- · Rippling or loose skin
- · Skin or nerve damage
- · Irregular pigmentation
- · Infection
- · Fat clots
- · Blood clots
- · Excessive fluid loss or fluid accumulation
- · Unfavourable scarring
- · Thermal burn or heat injury from ultrasound with the ultrasound-assisted lipoplasty technique
- · Anaesthesia risks
- · Bleeding (hematoma)
- · Change in skin sensation
- · Skin discoloration or swelling
- · Asymmetry
- · Pain, which may persist
- · Damage to deeper structures such as nerves, blood vessels, muscles, lungs, and abdominal organs
- · Poor wound healing
- · Persistent swelling in the legs
- · Deep vein thrombosis, cardiac and pulmonary complications
- · Possibility of revision surgery
If you are bothered by excess fat deposits - located anywhere on your body - that don’t respond to diet or exercise, liposculpture may be right for you.Ideal candidates for liposculpture are:
- · Adults within 30% of their ideal weight who have firm, elastic skin and good muscle tone
- · Healthy individuals who do not have a life-threatening illness or medical conditions that can impair healing
- · Non-smokers
- · Individuals with a positive outlook and specific goals in mind for body contouring
It’s very important to ask your plastic surgeon questions about your liposculpture procedure. It’s natural to feel some anxiety, whether it’s excitement for your anticipated new look or a bit of preoperative stress. Don’t be shy about discussing these feelings with your plastic surgeon.Be careful
Following your physician’s instructions is key to the success of your surgery. It is important that the surgical incisions are not subjected to excessive force, swelling, abrasion, or motion during the time of healing. Your doctor will give you specific instructions on how to care for yourself.