Liposuction is a type of cosmetic surgery that removes fat from the human body in an attempt to change its shape. Other similar or closely related jargons include lipoplasty, smart lipo, fat modeling, liposculpture, suction lipectomy, suction-assisted fat removal, lipo, tummy tuck, abdominoplasty etc. While the internet is a wonderful source of information, it can also cause a lot of confusion because so many people are trying to call attention to themselves through biased marketing techniques. One thing you will hear consistently from most doctors is that it is more important to choose your surgeon than to base your decision on technology or brand-name alone.
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What liposuction can treat
Hips and buttocks
Abdomen and waist
Cheeks, chin and neck
Calves and ankles
Liposuction can be performed alone or along with other plastic surgery procedures such as a facelift, breast reduction or a tummy tuck.
What liposuction can't do
Liposuction is not a treatment for obesity or a substitute for proper diet and exercise.
It is also not an effective treatment for cellulite—the dimpled skin that typically appears on the thighs, hips and buttocks—or loose saggy skin.
While the most expensive surgeon may not necessarily be "the best", there also may be reasons for a surgeon to charge a relatively lower fees. If you are "shopping" by phone for the "best deal" for liposuction, beware of "low-balling". The low-balling technique is a persuasion tactic in which an item is initially offered at a lower price than one expects in order to get the buyer to commit; then the price is suddenly increased.
Make sure you know what you are quoted; a surgeon’s fee vs. the TOTAL fee for the procedure. The total fee is higher since it would include the surgeon’s fee, the operating room cost and any special charges and also the necessary follow up visit/s. In general, the costs for each procedure are a general range for the surgeon's fee and the hospital / surgical center facility fee. Be aware that operations whose extent and duration is based on the size of the patient (such as liposuction) and other factors cannot realistically be quoted without a physical examination.
Contact us for a free initial consultation. This non-obligatory consultation is your chance to discuss your concerns and for the doctor to help recommend the best possible options.
The ARC (Advanced Regenerative Centre) clinic Subang Jaya branch is located at:
F3A, 1st Floor, The Mediplex @ Subang Jaya Medical Centre, Jalan SS12/1A, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
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