Fat removal is an ideal procedure for those who want to contour specific body parts. No doubt, diet and exercise are key components to fight unwanted fats but if your fats are too stubborn, you should benefit from invasive or non-invasive fat removal treatment. Following are some fat removal procedures you can choose from.
Liposuction is widely used cosmetic procedure that removes fat from abdomen, thighs, hips, breasts and other parts of body to give body a beautiful silhouette. But it is not a weight loss alternative. Since it is a surgical process, there are some risks involved like bruising, swelling, scars, numbness and post-operative weight gain. Recovery period depends upon the extent of liposuction and can vary from 2 days to 2 weeks. Patient is required to wear a compression garment. To kill any pain, pain killer pills are also prescribed. Although the procedure removes some fat cells permanently but if patient does not maintain proper diet and exercise routine, remaining fat cells will enlarge, creating irregularities. Liposuction uses following techniques.
It is a medical device popularly known as CoolSculpting. It is non-invasive procedure for fat removal and is generally considered to be an alternative to liposuction. It provides low temperature to cells and damages fat cells beneath skin while leaving skin intact. Its common side effects are numbness, redness and bruising.