How much fat can liposuction remove?
“The foremost rule in liposuction is that this procedure is NOT for weight loss.” Dr. Ray tells his patients coming for consultation at Elite Medical Aesthetics, Rocklin California. And the answer to this question ( How much fat liposuction can remove?) depends on each individual.
There are some guidelines exist which make recommendations but that doesn’t apply to everyone. When a patient is having consultation, the physician makes his/her assessment and the specific recommendations.
Some say 5000 ml fat suctioning during liposuction is the limit. According to the article in CBS:
[ Right now, surgeons follow guidelines that set a maximum extraction limit of 5,000 milliliters of fat (11 pounds) for all patients, regardless of variations in weight or body fat status.
But the new study suggests surgeons could use a patient’s body mass index (BMI) to determine how much fat extraction is safe. BMI is a rough estimate of a person’s body fat based on height and weight measurements. ]
In most cases, we suction around 2-3 litters at most ( 2000 ml- 3000 ml). according to Dr. Ray, the Liposuction Expert in Rocklin California. It is possible to suction more volume but the injury as a result of the procedure could be quite extensive. It definitely adds up the risk after liposuction.
Data shows that the number of liposuction procedures increasing. The procedure now ranks number two among all cosmetic surgery options, after breast augmentation.
How much fat liposuction can remove? it is the best to make the determination of each patient.
Liposuction is safe if it is done right and follow the safety protocols. Dr Jeffrey Klein started Tumescent liposuction in 1980 He trains physicians to perform liposuction.
The risk of liposuction is minimal if it is done by experienced Liposuction Expert. Liposuction is nowadays performed under local anesthesia. That would make the liposuction much safer.
At Elite Medical Aesthetics, Dr Ray follows strict guidelines customized for every patient. It is performed under local anesthesia. Dr. Ray utilizes superior vaser technology and power-assisted liposuction combined to make the best results for his patient. visit Elite Medical Aesthetics.
Author: Dr. Ray