• Why are the fat deposits on my hips, thighs and waist so hard to budge, even though I am exercising and have a sensible diet? Many women gain weight on their hips and thighs during their teenage years. Often this is of a genetic predisposition. The main contributors to later fat deposition, however, are hormonal changes in a woman, such as pregnancies, menopause or hormone replacement therapy.

    We encourage patients to have a healthy diet and regular exercise, but this is not sufficient for many patients. Treatment options include liposculpture either with a traditional procedure or the newer ultrasonic method, or sometimes other surgical procedures such as a tummy tuck, or a thigh or body lift.

  • I am only 28 and I have a double chin. What can I do?

    A double chin is not only a sign of aging or being overweight but can also be a hereditary area for fatty deposits. For persons in their teens to thirties who still have good elasticity in their skin (and even older in some cases) Liposuction to the chin can produce remarkable results. Naturally, the surgeon must be artistically skilled in remodelling the patient's profile to suit their features and facial balance

  • I exercise regularly and eat carefully but I can't get rid of the fat round my waist. What can I do?

    It is no secret that the well-known " Beer belly " is not a good look. Diet and exercise go a long way to helping get rid of it, but liposuction can offer a more rapid and predictable result. Liposuction for men generally includes the "love handle" area, the abdomen and sometimes the chest. The average male's skin contracts better than women's and skin etching techniques can define the "six-pack", the pectorals and the waist area. If diet and exercise have failed tro give you the shape you need, then you should not only keep up the good work but consider liposuction. I use the ultrasonic and power cannula techniques to refine the male torso. We have been delighted with the definition that can be achieved by using the newer operating procedures. This 40 year old male is a recent case shown here before and after liposuction. Liposuction Before After To find out more about liposuction and other procedures for male patients,

  • My tummy bulges out no matter what I try since I've had children. What can I do about it?

    Unfortunately after you have had children (especially large babies or multiple births) your stomach muscles may remain stretched, and while you can strengthen these muscles, no amount of exercise will shorten them.

    If you find the protuberance bothers you when wearing swimwear or fitted clothes, then a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) can be an option to regain or even create a flat tummy.

    In fact, as an extra bonus with a tummy tuck the stretch marks on the skin are often also eliminated

  • "What can you do for my 'love handles'? " Exercise and diet don't seem to help at all !

    Liposuction is extremely effective for the love handle area. Men store fat in different areas to women and just like women, find these isolated pockets of fat hard to shift with diet and exercise. Liposuction, or the removal of fat cells, is ideal in such areas to restore or even improve a man's physique.The major difference in liposculpture for men and women, is that in men the goal is to expose muscularity, whereas in women the emphasis is on creating sensuous curves. This procedure can be carried out as an outpatient at my day surgery facility.

  • What happens during liposuction?

    Small punctures about a 2-3mm across are made in inconspicuous areas around the part of the body to be treated. A narrow hollow tube is partially inserted into the layers of fat under the skin, with the other end of the tube connected to a device which sucks the fat up the tube. As fluid is lost along with the fat, you are given replacement fluids via a drip into a vein in the back of the hand. At the end of the procedure,tight dressing is done & compression garment fitted. Patient is discharged same day evening with instructions & prescription.

  • How much fat is removed?
    • 60-70% of existing fat below the skin is removed.Excess removal will cause ripling,dimple formation & skin to hang.
    • It is safe to remove 1-5 kg fat in one sitting.more sittings can be utilized to remove more fat.
    • Amount of fat removal varies from case to case.
    • Once fat removed,does not grow again.
    • Dietic control & regular exercise should be adhered to.
  • Why compression garments are essential?

    You will wear an elastic binder, girdle or body stocking over the treated area for the next 2 -4 weeks.You will visit clinic after 72 hours for removal of dressing. You will go home after the procedure and rest for at least 24 hours, after which you may gradually increase your activity as tolerated. You are encouraged to walk. Following surgery, you will wear a snug, tight fitting "girdle" for several weeks. This is to reduce swelling and to help the skin shrink to your new body frame. With Liposuction, there can be some temporary bruising or skin discoloration. This of course will subside. Most people return to work in about a week <

  • How will my skin look like after surgery?

    Dimples, ripples and stretch marks remain unchanged. The changes following liposuction are similar to what you would expect if you could lose an equal amount of localized fat through diet or exercise alone. The use of smaller cannulas allows the fibrous connections between your skin and body to remain. These connections will help the skin retract over time. For the lower abdomen the skin contracts extremely well, thereby rarely needing any skin excisions

  • Is fat removal forever?

    Yes! After puberty we do not create new fat cells. Therefore, when you gain weight, you expand the existing fat cells that you have. Tumescent liposuction removes fat cells to improve your body's shape. Should you gain weight after liposuction, it goes to the fat cells that remain in your body. The localized fatty deposits that existed prior to liposuction can no longer enlarge.

  • What is Narrower Waist Liposuction?

    After one to two pregnancies,female patient tend to put on too much fat which often do not respond to dietary control & exercise. Simply removing isolated areas of fat from the stomach, hips, or waist will not achieve narrower waist. In fact, because the body might distribute weight, or the patient may gain weight after the procedure, this would create an appearance that the body is out of balance.

  • 3-D liposuction of midportion

    The most artistic lipo sculpture of the body shapes the body, rather than merely removing the fat. Dr. Chaudhari considers the entire three dimensional unit, so that the body will be in proper proportion, and clothing will fit better. The abdomen, flanks, and under the bra area all make up the borders of the waist. These areas should be treated during any single procedure if one is attempting to achieve "Narrower Waist" Liposuction. If other areas need to be treated, a separate procedure should be planned. The two procedures should be designed to complement each other.

  • What are the complications & side effects?

    Most patients are pleased with the outcome of their liposuction surgery. However, like any other medical procedure, there are risks involved.

    Remote posibilty of infection,,bleeding ,swelling ,reaction to drugs,rippling,dimpling,fat thromboembolism & undesired cosmetic results.

  • Can Tumescent Liposuction help me with weight loss?

    Liposuction is not an effective weight loss treatment. Liposuction is effective for uneven proportions, that is, when one or several body areas are enlarged with fat deposits out of proportion to the rest of the body. While obesity in general is more responsive to diet and exercise, localized fat deposits are less responsive. But fortunately, tumescent liposuction is effective for treating these localized areas. This does not mean that you have to be at your ideal body weight in order to have liposuction. But liposuction will not decrease your weight; it will only improve the relative proportions of your fat deposits. For example, if you are somewhat overweight, but your hips are extra large, liposuction can even things out, so that your hips would no longer look so large compared to the rest of you. But your weight would not change, at least not very much. The reason for this is that if your caloric intake and expenditure stay the same as before the liposuction, your weight will still tend to gravitate to the same level; however your fat distribution would be more even, so that fat you gained would go everywhere else but your "trouble areas."

  • Can Tumescent Liposuction tighten loose skin?

    Yes, liposuction can tighten loose skin. After liposuction, as the area heals, a layer of scar forms which tightens the different areas of the skin relative to each other and also relative to the tissues underneath. You can not see the scarring responsible for this, because it is in the deep dermis (lowermost portion of the thick part of the skin) and in the fatty layer.

  • How soon will I see liposuction results?

    It is possible that you will see some results immediately after the liposuction procedure. At least it is possible to easily feel that the fat has been removed if you touch the area. However, some of the tumescent anesthetic solution will remain for several days. Because of this, you will not likely be able to see much if any difference in the size of the liposuctioned areas for several days afterwards The body also swells somewhat during healing, and this "makes up" for the missing fat for a while too. There is not usually enough swelling to cause enlargement compared to before liposuction, but it is usually enough to hide the improvement from liposuction for a few to several weeks. Most patients notice a definite result by four weeks. Patients frequently need to buy some new clothes by this time, or they are able to wear some that hadn't fit for a long time. Improvement then continues, though more slowly, such that the final results from liposuction usually occurs only after 6 months.

  • Is liposuction long lasting ?

    The effects of liposuction are essentially stable. Your body's tendency to store fat in the same old favorite areas will be no longer. This is due to the scarring which occurs in the fat layer, which limits how much fat the layer can hold after liposuction, as well as a consistent decrease in the number of fat cells which were removed by liposuction. This does not mean that liposuction will keep you from gaining weight. Rather, if you your caloric balance is such that you would gain weight, you will gain it; it will just go to new areas, not the former trouble spots.

  • How safe is Liposuction?

    There has never been a serious life-threatening complication from liposuction done under local anesthetic. It has been performed millions of times all over the world.It has shown to be one of the safest cosmetic surgeries available. The problems that have made the press have all been liposuction being done under general anesthetic. The patient satisfaction from Liposuction is enormous, allowing people to feel more comfortably in a wide variety of clothes and at more ease with their body.

*Disclaimer - Results may vary from person to person.