Plastic Surgery Clinic Warsaw, Warszawa
The optimal candidate: a patient with a local excess body fat (typically women: hips, the side of the thighs, knees, calves) and a flexible skin with no stretch marks. Liposuction is not a treatment for obesity. Necessary preoperative tests: blood type, morphology with differential, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, clotting time (APTT, INR, PT, Quick value), electrolytes, fasting plasma glucose, HBsAg, HCV, ECG for people over 50 years of age
Type of anesthesia: general or lumbar.
Treatment time: 1-4 hours depending on the extent of the surgery.
Stay in clinic: stay in the clinic for the afternoon with nursing and medical care, or till the next day depending on severity of operation.
Recovery: a common occurrence varying degrees of swelling and bruising in the operated area. There are also small pain is easily controlled with standard analgesics. Most of the bruising and swelling subsides stirred for 10-14 days. Use of shower is possible already at day 2-3 after surgery. In most cases, after one week of massage is recommended accelerating the reduction of swelling and shrinking of the skin.
Return to work: after 3-7 days, depending on the extent of the surgery.
Return to sexual activity: as above.
Back to sports: as above. We recommend that you do not attend to the swimming pool to 2 weeks after surgery.
Checks after surgery: sutures week after surgery. Also recommended are visits at 1, 6 and 12 months - but they are not necessary.
The effects of operation: permanent, providing maintenance of weight.