Local anesthesia with intravenous sedation or epidural anesthesia, average time 1 -2 hours. Recovery is usually 1 week. Moderate pain. Recovery is usually 7-10 days. Body sculpting includes: abdomen, arms, thighs, legs.
Local anesthesia with intravenous sedation or epidural anesthesia, average time 1 -2 hours. Recovery is usually 1 week. Liposuction is the most popular cosmetic operation. It is used to recontour the hips, thighs, knees, abdomen, neck and arms. Patients usually have moderate bruising and swelling as well as minimal to moderate pain. Patients need to know that weight must be maintained or fat will accumulate in other areas.
Local anesthesia with intravenous sedation, average time 1 hr. Recovery is usually 2-7 days. Fat grafting is used for facial rejuvenation, breast augementation and buttock augmentation. Fat is harvested from an area of the patients body (usually abdomen or flanks). It is then processed and injected for aesthetic and reconstructive purposes. Fat is a living tissue, and therefore, once it becomes integrated, it is a permanent filler.