Liposuction surgery is one of the two most common procedures performed by plastic surgeons.
There were over 3,000 liposuction procedures carried out in 2012, the cost varying depending on the extent of the treatment performed.
The parts of the body most commonly treated by liposuction are the arms, inner and outer thighs, stomach, hips, buttocks, knees and chin.
Twin cannula assisted liposuction is a variation of power-assisted liposuction (PAL) and involves the use of a cannula (a thin, straw like tube) that has two parts. The inner part of the cannula is used to suction out the fat cells, whereas the outer part produces small, rapid vibrations to dissolve the fat cells. The use of one tool for both suction and dissolving fat cells is said to keep the tissue damage to a minimal and reduce bleeding and bruising caused by the procedure.
The risks of liposuction include;
- Blood clots
- Nerve damage
- Scarring/abnormal scarring
- Lumpy and uneven areas
- Pulmonary embolism
- Damage to internal organs
- Skin burns
If you have suffered from any of the above health issues following liposuction surgery and your surgeon either didn’t fully advise you of the risks beforehand or did not take sufficient care during surgery, you may be entitled to compensation. Call our specialist all-female team who will be happy to discuss this with you in private and confidentially.
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