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Tumescent Liposuction: A Safer Approach to Body Contouring

What is Liposuction?

Liposuction is a highly effective and fast procedure for eliminating excess body fat and enhancing body contours. This body contouring liposuction is a cosmetic surgical method that employs a suction process to remove substantial amounts of unwanted fat. Traditional liposuction necessitates general anesthesia and can entail risks such as bleeding, pain, soreness, and bruising.

What is Tumescent Liposuction?

Tumescent liposuction, a body contouring technique, is a modern advancement in liposuction procedures. The primary advantage of tumescent liposuction is that it is performed using local anesthesia, eliminating the need for general anesthesia. Although there are still potential side effects, they are generally less severe than those associated with traditional liposuction. Possible side effects include mild burning at the site of local anesthesia administration, minimal pain, slight discomfort, and reduced bleeding.

Tumescent liposuction is widely regarded as a safer substitute for traditional liposuction, offering effective fat removal and the attainment of desired body contouring outcomes. Moreover, it curtails the movement of internal bodily fluids, which, in turn, can contribute to a decrease in blood pressure when dealing with significant volumes of fat.


Key Benefits of Tumescent Liposuction:

  • Minimal loss of blood
  • Enhanced aesthetic results
  • Mitigated post-procedure discomfort, courtesy of the extended 24-hour local anesthesia
  • Quick post-procedure recovery

Areas Treated by Tumescent Liposuction

Tumescent liposuction injections can target fat removal from various body areas, including the face, neck, chin, abdomen, thighs, hips, “love handles,” back, knees, and bra fat.

Results of Tumescent Liposuction

Tumescent Liposuction results usually feature reduced swelling, which diminishes within days. Initial results become noticeable within two to three weeks, with the full benefits appearing within three to six months.

How is Tumescent Liposuction Performed?

Tumescent liposuction involves the injection of a saline solution mixed with a diluted local anesthetic, epinephrine, and adrenaline into the treatment area. This numbs the area, reducing pain. In some cases, a mild oral sedative may be administered for relaxation. Once the anesthesia takes effect, a small metal tube (cannula) is inserted through tiny incisions in the skin to remove unwanted fat cells. These small incisions heal without sutures and leave minimal to no scarring.

During the procedure, a significant amount of diluted lidocaine is injected into the targeted area before liposuction, causing the fat to swell and become firmer. This solution improves precision in fat removal and minimizes skin irregularities, bruising, blood loss, and post-operative soreness.


Are the Results Permanent?

Fat cells removed through tumescent liposuction do not return; they are permanently eliminated. However, weight gain following the procedure can affect the treated area’s results.

Tumescent Liposuction Side Effects and Safety:

Tumescent liposuction is generally considered safe, thanks to the utilization of local anesthesia. This approach mitigates the potential risks associated with general anesthesia, such as nausea and complications. Common side effects may encompass mild burning and minimal discomfort at the site of anesthesia administration.

Post-Procedure Activities

Patients can usually resume their daily activities with minimal discomfort within one to two days after the procedure. Light exercise can be resumed in about a week, but strenuous activities should be avoided for one to two weeks.

Ideal Candidates for Tumescent Liposuction

Tumescent liposuction is suitable for individuals who are generally healthy, active, and close to their ideal weight but struggle with stubborn, diet and exercise-resistant fat deposits.

Why Choose Parfaire for Tumescent Liposuction?

At Parfaire Los Angeles, our Tumescent Treatments are exclusively performed by our team of skilled doctors, renowned for their artistry in body sculpting. Your safety and comfort are our top priorities, and we consistently deliver stunning results. Body sculpting and contouring with tumescent liposuction can help you achieve the body you desire without the lengthy downtime associated with traditional liposuction.
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