Dr. Won Ki Jung from Wonjin Plastic Surgery Hospital
Beauty standards change
as time passes by. Women’s interests on slim and fit body line are increasing
as much as the interests on beautiful face. However, there are limitations in
losing unwanted fats just by exercising and diet and may take a lot of time. In
this case, surgical methods can be considered.
Liposuction is a
surgical procedure which removes fats from the very deep inside of subcutaneous
fat layer. Through a small incision on the skin, cannula is inserted to suck
out the fat cells and thus reduce the body size.
result is much more satisfactory if it’s performed on areas where the fat
layers are thick and wide. It is very effective on areas such as thighs and
abdomen where the fats are very difficult to lose through diet.
liposuction which does not considers the patient’s body shape may result to various
complications such as loss of elasticity, bumpy skin, asymmetry and irregular
dents so an accurate diagnosis on the body structure is a must to prevent such
is performed under general or sedative anesthesia and has longer surgery time
compared to eye or nose surgeries. Therefore, one must check if the hospital is
equipped with anesthesiologists and safety system for safe outcomes.
Extracting large amounts
of fats does not mean that it’s always successful. What’s important for an
utmost satisfaction is to create a harmonized body line that goes along with
the features which the patient originally has.
Helped by: Dr. Won Ki
Jung from Wonjin Plastic Surgery Hospital