Liposuction is a surgical procedure involving the suction of excess fat deposits from specific areas of the body. It is not a weight-loss procedure. The objective is sculpting the body by removing fat deposits that are resistant to diet and exercise. Many different regions of the body can be addressed with liposuction.*2 Through liposuction, you can achieve a leaner and more harmonious appearance.Learn More
It is not hard to be eligible for a liposuction. If you are reading this, you are probably a candidate!
The outcomes of Liposuction can be analyzed in three main categories: aesthetical, health-related, and psychological.
You can’t have a meaningful weight loss through liposuction but when done by an experienced and talented plastic surgeon, your body will look leaner and shapelier. You’ll have a fitter and younger appearance. You look better, and you enjoy fitting into your clothes. You’ll wear your bikini, and you won’t be shy at the beach anymore! Besides, liposuction permanently removes fat cells from the body. If you keep your weight stable, the result will be long-lasting.
The psychological outcomes of the procedure are as important as the physical ones. For most people fatty appearance of some body regions is a serious concern. If you are not happy with your body, you can experience serious psychological distress which can negatively affect your self-confidence. Therefore, after procedure, strong psychological benefits are expected. You will start to love your body more. Your self-confidence will be boosted.
After your surgery is done, your surgeon will make you wear compression garments. After 1-2 days, you will be able to walk, freely. Some pain, swelling and bruising are normal. Your surgeon will prescribe you pain medication. Your pain, swelling and discomfort will gradually ease. Just a few days after the procedure, you will be able to return to work. Gentle walking is safe and recommended.
After a few weeks, you can return to all of your normal activities including exercise. After a few months, swelling will be completely dissipated and final results of your procedure will be visible. Your surgeon will conduct follow-up appointments with you. It is very important to follow post-op instructions given by your surgeon. Your surgeon will provide a customized recovery plan based on your needs and your level of healing.
A wellbeing assistant will visit you in your hotel room every day during the first week after the surgery. We will expect you to be in our clinic for your post-op examination 1 week after the surgery, before you leave Istanbul. We will still follow your recovery process while you are away. Clineca will provide you with complete support and inform you about everything you need to know during your recovery. We will be with you from your consultation to the very end of your recovery.
“Liposuction, when performed by an experienced surgeon on a suitable patient, is a miraculous procedure! We can carefully sculpt the whole body.”
During your online consultation, your surgeon will ask you questions about your medical history. They will also conduct a physical examination. Your surgeon will inform you about everything you need to know before the surgery. Clineca will provide you with complete guidance and support before your surgery. You will have a complete and detailed list of instructions.
Most important instructions include,
What you need to do after the surgery will be explained to you in detail by your surgeon and Clineca will provide you with all the support and guidance you need. Most important instructions include:
“Liposuction can be performed on almost all areas of the body where excess fat is present, even on face. Your procedure will be customized according to your needs.”
1. International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. (2022). International Survey On Aesthetic/Cosmetic Procedures Performed in 2020. May 31, 2022. https://www.isaps.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/ISAPS-Global-Survey_2020.pdf
2. Pelosi, M. A., 3rd, & Pelosi, M. A., 2nd (2010). Liposuction. Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America, 37(4), 507–viii. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ogc.2010.09.004
3. Shannon Wu, BA, Demetrius M. Coombs, MD and Raffi Gurunian, MD,PhD. (2020). Liposuction: Concepts, safety, and techniques in body-contouring surgery. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, 87 (6) 367-375. https://doi.org/10.3949/ccjm.87a.19097
4. Chia, C. T., Neinstein, R. M., & Theodorou, S. J. (2017). Evidence-Based Medicine. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 139(1), 267e–274e. https://doi.org/10.1097/prs.0000000000002859