Different Techniques of Liposuction

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One of the most popular types of cosmetic surgeries conducted in United States of America is Liposuction. Liposuction is defined as the process of the removal of excess fat from some of the parts of your body. The process also includes body contouring, sculpting of the body as well as spot reduction. Some of the most common areas that people have liposuction carried out include the hips and the thighs, the abdomen and the back, the buttocks, the knees and the ankles. Liposuction is also done on the back and the neck, the jowls, the upper arms and the cheeks.

Liposuction is used as a method of last resort especially when dieting and exercising is not successful in the removal of the fat deposits in the body. The different types of liposuction in Prince Georges County can be classified on the basis of fluid injections and the mechanism of the suction. These techniques are known as wetting solutions which involve minimal loss of blood which eventually increases the safety of the whole procedure. Some of these techniques are listed below:

The Dry Technique
This is an old technique that is not used very often anymore. There is no injection of fluids in this technique of liposuction in Prince Georges County.

The Wet Technique
This technique begins with an injection containing lidocaine and adrenalin being administered to the patient. The lidocaine does the work of a local anesthetic while the adrenaline helps in the minimization of the bleeding. The quantity of the fluid that will be injected into the body is much lesser that the amount that is removed from the body after the process.

The Super-wet Technique
This is one of the most frequently used technique of liposuction in Prince Georges County, as well as the rest of the USA. This process involves the removal of fat in large quantities. In fact the amount of fluid that is injected into the body in this technique is the same as the amount of fat that will be removed by the end of the procedure.

The Tumescent Technique
This is another one of the most frequently used methods of liposuction that involves large quantities of fluid being injected into the body. The injections include a local anesthetic combined with lidocaine as well as epinephrine. It is assisted by popular techniques like Ultrasound Assisted Liposuction (UAL) or Laser Assisted Liposuction (LAL).

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This article was published on 2012/02/22