It deals with removing the excess body fat in any area. It is used to sculpt the body and give a more feminine shape.
Duration largely depends on the quantity of fat to be aspired and number of areas to be treated, ranging from just 30 min to two hours. It can be undertaken under local anesthesia with sedation depending on the area and quantity of fat to be removed.
Mild to moderate swelling and bruising is expected and can last from a week to a month. A special tight garment should be worn for a month, day and night. It is worthy to note that liposuction is not an operation aimed at making you lose weight! It reshapes the body.