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What Is Tumescent Liposuction?


March 15, 2018

What Is Tumescent Liposuction?

Tumescent liposuction is a variant of the typical liposuction procedure performed by surgeons all across America. When a patient undergoes tumescent liposuction, anesthesia is injected into the fat beneath the skin. When the injection occurs, the fat becomes swollen and firm. The surgeon is then able to cut away the fat with minimal surgical bleeding.

What Are the Benefits of Tumescent Liposuction?

With traditional liposuction techniques, the patient receives a general anesthetic through intravenous sedatives, narcotic analgesics, or general anesthesia. However, tumescent liposuction makes general anesthetic practices completely unnecessary. Additionally, the surgery creates little to no bleeding due to the localized vasoconstriction of the fat by the local anesthesia. In fact, tumescent liposuction only produces one-two tablespoons of blood loss during the procedure. For regular procedures of liposuction, it is recommended that the patient donate blood a few weeks ahead of the surgery to then give to themselves while the surgery is underway. This fear is wholly quelled through the use of tumescent liposuction.

What Are the Long-Term Benefits of Liposuction Procedures?

  • A permanent increase of self-esteem concerning your physical appearance


  • The decrease of stubborn fatty deposits in the thighs, buttocks, arms, neck, and stomach (depending on where the surgery is performed)


  • The procedure leaves minimal to no scarring


  • The option to remain conscious during the surgery


  • The power of working out and dieting has longer lasting results


  • A decrease in fat levels


  • The procedure fights obesity, diabetes, and other forms of weight-related diseases


If you are interested in the long-term benefits of tumescent liposuction, now is the time to schedule a consultation with a doctor. During a consultation, you can ask any pressing questions you may have to determine if tumescent liposuction if the best option for you and your needs. If you would like to schedule a consult, you can reach Wall Street Cosmetics here.


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