Liposuction in men
Liposuction is the cosmetic surgery technique that eliminate accumulated fat in certain areas of the body such as the abdomen, hips and flanks. In men, it is especially common to find accumulated fat in the double chin, hence our decision to give it special prominence.
Resistant to diet and exercise
Despite their diet and the physical exercise that all males engage in and attempts to take care of themselves, there is a type of fat that accumulates in certain areas where it is very difficult to eliminate, in particular the abdomen, hips and flanks.
Very good results
Liposuction is a very well-known technique with good results that is performed under local anesthetic and sedation. It is usually a brief procedure, depending on the areas from where fat is to be removed, and the patient can go home immediately after the procedure. Significant improvements have been made to the procedure in recent years, given that more modern equipment is used: as well as removing fat, these machines stimulate the retraction of the skin, something that was not possible before and which provides a more complete result.
Use your own fat
Currently, fat plays an important role because it can be transplanted from one part of the body to another without being reabsorbed, with the result that aftera liposuction male fat can be moved to where it is needed (the face, legs or gluteal muscles).
The patient must wear a band on areas from where fat has been removed for a month. They will be able to resume their day-to-day activities after three or seven days, depending on the seriousness of the procedure.
Another advantage of this procedure is that it leaves no scars, since the cannulas used are very small and only leave about 3mm of scarring (which disappears after a month). It is important to stress that the results are not apparent until two months after the procedure, and that massage lymphatic drainage must be performed after the procedure to minimise recovery time.
Real-life cases - Dr. Perez de la Romana
Before-and-after photographs of real-life cases of male liposuction
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After liposuction can I get fat again?
Not in areas from fat has been removed, but in areas where liposuction was not performed fat could accumulate if you do not continue to follow a good diet.
How much weight will I lose?
Liposuction is not a technique to lose weight, but rather to eliminate fatty accumulations in certain areas of the body and therefore to reshape the figure. However, after the procedure the patient can lose the odd kilo.
How long does it take for the inflammation to subside?
After liposuction, there tends to be slight swelling in the areas treated. For this reason, we recommend using a compression band for a month and lymphatic drainage massage (CDM) throughout the period of recovery, reducing the length of the post-operative period.
What type of anesthetic is used?
In the case of minor liposuction procedures or liposuction for a small area, local anesthetic and sedation are used. With liposuction procedures for a bery large area or when we combine liposuction with another technique such as abdominoplasty, an epidural or general anesthetic can be used.
Should I remain at the clinic after the procedure?
In all procedures, we attempt to offer our patients the safest environment and, except in the case of minor liposuction procedures (which we perform on an outpatient basis, when patients go home two or three hours after the procedure), our patients generally remain in hospital for 24 hours.
How long do I have to take off work?
Depending on the extent of the liposuction and the type of work of the patient the patient will be able to return to work after three days, or after a week if the liposuction is extensive.
When will I be able to resume sporting activities?
Usually, the patient wears a compression band for a month after liposuction. The patient can then resume their sporting activities once this period has ended.