Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Juan Pablo Cervantes, MD sees many patients at Plastica Tijuana Surgery, located in Hospital Angeles Tijuana who seek liposculpture. Liposculpture plastic surgery is more than simply removing fat. The goal of liposculpture is to have a more shapely figure or physique. It is the plastic surgeon’s job to sculpt the fat in such a way so as to create a beautiful form. Liposculpture plastic surgery can be performed literally from head to toe; popular areas are the hips, thighs and tummies for women and love handles, stomach for men.
Liposculpture plastic surgery is becoming one of the most commonly performed operations in Plastic Surgery. Liposculpture is used to improve your figure in either one specific area, or in several areas. Liposculpture is a both a scientific procedure and an artistic one, incorporating a concern for the patient’s well-being and health during and after surgery with a genuine artistic sculpting of tissues.
Where will my liposculpture plastic surgery be performed? Your liposculpture surgery will be performed by Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Juan Pablo Cervantes, MD at the fully accredited Hospital Angeles Tijuana.
How long does the surgery take / when can I return back to work? The liposculpture procedure varies between 1 and 3 hours, depending upon how much work is to be done in various areas of the body.
How long will my recovery take? Healing is a gradual process; you will probably be advised to start walking around as soon as possible to reduce swelling and prevent blood clots from forming in your legs. You will begin to feel better after about a week or so and you should be back at work within a few days following your surgery. The stitches are removed or dissolve on their own within the first week to ten days.
When can I resume physical activities? You will generally be able to begin resumption of your normal activities in two to three weeks. Patients are back to work in 3-6 days. Each case is different and the plastic surgeon will discuss your specific recovery thoroughly with you.
What am I to expect after my liposculpture surgery? After surgery, you will likely experience some fluid drainage from the incisions. To control swelling and to help your skin better fit its new contours, you may be fitted with a snug elastic garment to wear over the treated area for a few weeks. Dr. Cervantes may also prescribe antibiotics to prevent infection. Each case varies and the Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Juan Pablo Cervantes will personally discuss what you should expect post-operatively with you.