Liposculpture is a modern surgical procedure designed to eliminate fat through
small incisions in the skin using a blunt cannula with holes at the tip, which
is connected to a syringe that produces the vacuum needed to absorb or suck the
| We are able to sculpt the body with a
technique called liposculpture. Its aim is to remove fat deposits, which are mostly
genetic in origin, and not to make the patient lose weight. The pictures show
diagrams of the how the sucking procedure acts on the fat.
Although liposculpture seems easy, it is a difficult procedure that requires
very specific morphology and body anatomy knowledge besides certain artistic sense.
Technical refinement has led, in the last years, to conceive liposuction as liposculture,
which in some way defines the technique's characteristics. Liposculture can be
compared to a sculptur pushing away splinters of wood with a gauge, making 3-dimensional
shapes of surfaces, that, to make things more difficult, he/she cannot see, since
they are covered by the skin.
Although this procedure was not indicated for obese people at the beginning,
it is currently used quite frequently. It has been proved that it has very good
results in this type of patients, not only due to the fat extraction, but also
because of the stimulus provided by the improvement and the metabolic change that
follows the drop in fat ratio.
Liposculpture is not the solution in cases of skin sagging or excess. These
cases require another type of procedure. In any way it also does not eliminate
the tendency to gain weight, reason why it is necessary to keep a healthy and
Liposuction can be performed in nearly all body parts, going from face to legs
and arms, as an isolated procedure or complementary to other procedures, especially
cervico-facial lifting and abdominoplasty.
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