Liposuction | Cosmetic Surgery in Istanbul, Turkey

Liposuction is the surgical method applied to remove excess fat tissue and give the body a better shape in people who do not have weight problems such as obesity but have lubrication that cannot be eliminated by regional slimming methods. Liposuction, which is generally described as fat removal among people, is one of the most applied aesthetic operations from the past years to the present.

Liposuction is a medical procedure that removes fat from your body using suction. Liposuction can be used to reduce fat from different parts of body, such as thighs, hips and buttocks, abdomen and waist, upper arms, back, inner knee, chest area, cheeks, chin, neck, calves and ankles.

The main purpose of this procedure is to reshape body, not to reduce body weight. Liposuction is typically used on those areas that have not responded well to diet and exercises.

Patients with stubborn areas of fat—that don’t respond to diet and traditional weight-loss methods—can benefit form liposuction surgery in Turkey.

These areas of fat can be a result of hereditary causes due to family traits rather than a lack of exercise—or poor nutrition.

Liposuction is the process of removing fat tissues, which are made more fluid by various methods, through 1-2 mm incisions, with thin and long cannulas of 2-3 mm in diameter.

Cost of Liposuction in Turkey

The price of liposuction in Turkey is exceedingly competitive due to a number of factors. In an effort to take price out of the equation and to allow patients to focus their energy on the more important factors, we have designed a comprehensive liposuction treatment package inclusive of treatment cost, hotel accommodation, airport-to-hotel transfers, patient host, translation service and city tours. Your peace of mind is priceless but the cost of liposuction surgery in Turkey is competitively priced and gives you the peace of mind you deserve.

In Which Situations Does Liposuction not Work?

Having this application does not mean that you will not gain weight again. In order not to gain weight again, it is important to give importance to lifestyle, diet, and exercise after the operation. If there is frequent weight gain and loss, the application will not be very successful.

If there are skin sagging in addition to regional excess fat, the existing sagging cannot be recovered with this method. Abdominal wall sagging seen in women who have given birth cannot be removed by liposuction. In addition, this application does not provide to get rid of cellulite.

Liposuction Procedure in Turkey

Liposuction surgery is performed through small, well-hidden incisions. First, the surgeon will infuse sterile liquid solution to reduce bleeding and trauma. Then he will insert a thin tube though those incisions to loosen excess fat by performing a controlled back and form motion. The fat is then suctioned out of the body via a syringe attached to cannula or by using a surgical vacuum. Liposuction surgery is offered in our full-accredited and equipped plastic surgery centers for your convenience and comfort. In addition, although age is not an obstacle to this practice, it cannot be applied to some elderly patients due to age-related loss of skin elasticity.

Traditional liposuction

While traditional liposuction is quite old method of removing excess fat from the body it is still widely considered to be an effective one and is often chose by those who cannot get satisfactory results by just exercising and diet, or for those part of body that are most resistant to exercises, such as thighs.

Plastic surgery Turkey doctors perform liposuction under general anaesthesia, administered through an IV, during this procedure cannulas are used, that scrape the deposits of excessive fat from underneath the skin. Cannula are  connected to aspiration which suctions the scraped fat out of the body.

Quite often during this procedure patients are given IV fluid in order to replace lost body fluid. After procedure recovery time is about 6 weeks during which patient has to follow strick post-op rules and wear a compression garment to make results last. During that period patients may also experience some pain and discomfort in those parts of body that have been treated by traditional liposuction.

Vaser Liposuction

If you feel that your body is no longer in a perfect shape that it used to have, there are many different options for you to consider: exercises, diet or treatment. If exercises and diet have failed and still you want your former shapes back Vaser Liposuction will be a perfect solution. Vaser (Vibration Amplification of Sound Energy at Resonance) uses highly advanced ultrasound technology in order to breakdown fat cells within a part of body, which are later removed from a body through a suction process.

It is a minimally-invasive type of treatment which contours and shapes the body, giving very good results quickly and almost painless as it is performed under local anaesthetic. It is also very convenient for busy people because there is no need for an overnight stay at the hospital. This kind of treatment can be used and is ferry effective for both male and female patients.

Laser liposuction

As people are ageing it becomes more and more difficult to control their weight and shape of their body. This is mainly due to body metabolism slowing down and while in some cases this process can be stopped and even reversed with exercises and proper diet, in others nothing seems to work and even everyday visit to the gym give unsatisfying effects. For those who find it very difficult to regain former shape, laser liposuction can be a very effective treatment for body parts such as: abdomen, ankles, arms, buttocks, cheeks, chin, hips, neck, thighs, upper arms, waist.

It uses laser beam to heat and liquify fat in certain areas of the body, which later is removed by means of suction. This method is perfectly safe, doesn’t require overnight stay at the clinic and is almost painless in most cases as it is performed under local anaesthetic. Unlike other traditional liposuction techniques, laser liposuction is effective for patients with both firm and saggy skin.

Tumescent liposuction

With this technique large volumes of fat can be removed with use of local anaesthesia. Large amounts of an anaesthetic solution containing lidocaine and epinephrine are injected into the fat tissue before traditional liposuction is performed.

Ultrasound assisted liposuction

This technique requires the use of a large volume of tumescent fluid and delivers ultrasound energy and heat into fat. It may be particularly helpful in removing fat from the upper abdomen, sides, and back.

Liposuction for Men

Male liposuction surgery in Turkey

Men looking to permanently remove fat from their love handles, abdomen, hips, thighs, buttocks, back, arms, face, ankles—and most commonly—chest can greatly benefit from the contouring effects of liposuction for men procedure in Turkey. Our board-certified surgeons are very skilled in the nuances of both male and female bodies. Their commitment to delivering natural results ensure that the new body shape will maintain remarkable masculine appeal.

Male liposuction surgery is usually used in male breast reduction Turkey to target the excess fat in a man’s chest area through a variety of liposuction techniques such as VASER liposuction. Our liposuction surgeons offer extensive experience in all forms of liposuction treatments.

Frequently Asked Question About Liposuction

Liposuction cost in Turkey depends on how many areas will be treated. However the cost is much lower than Western European countries and one can save up to 80% by having liposuction in Turkey with FlyHealth. Contact FlyHealth now to learn more about affordable liposuction in Turkey.

Yes, liposuction procedure is very satisfactory for patients. Liposuction brings about permanent results. However it does not mean that it stops obesity. When a person eats too much after the surgery and does not exercise, fat will appear in mostly other parts of the body.

Liposuction may have some side effects, but with modern methods, it is a very safe procedure when performed by an experienced plastic surgeon. You need to make sure that the plastic surgeon you have chosen for your liposuction is a qualified one. Don’t forget, FlyHealth plastic surgeons are experienced, board certified and very skilled plastic surgeons.

Yes, just like women, liposuction can also be applied for men. Fly Health male patients who have undergone liposuction have informed us their utmost satisfaction with the results of the procedure. Contact FlyHealth to get a free treatment plan.

Recovery From Liposuction

In most cases, when surgery is an outpatient procedure, recovering from liposuction is usually quick. Most patients can return to work within a few days and to routine activities after about two weeks. You may experience bruising, swelling—and soreness for at least few weeks. However, every person’s results will vary based on many factors such as volume of fat cells removed and the area performed on. Our cosmetic surgery specialist will discuss your appearance goals and the results you can expect to achieve—as well as how to best maintain your new body figure.

Results of Liposuction

To help last the results of liposuction, you must watch your weight and maintain a routine workout program. You will be able to witness your enhanced body contour after the swelling and fluid subside.

Important notes :

  • Surgery is performed under general anesthesia.
  • You may feel capable of returning to work within one to five days.
  • You may continue to do exercising in two weeks.

Pre op, Post op Instructions

After the operation, specially produced corsets should be used. These corsets are used for approximately 4 to 8 weeks, depending on the amount of adipose tissue taken and the characteristics of the person. Edema and bruises are expected to be seen and this situation disappears over time. One week after the procedure, the sutures are removed and after one to three weeks, if there is no problem in the general condition of the patient, he can return to work and daily life. You can return to normal exercises 3-4 weeks after the application.

2 Weeks Before

  • Don’t take products containing aspirin, ibuprofen and vitamin E, if pain reliever is needed, choose tylenol, in case of any other medications, ask your doctor
  • Don’t smoke and don’t drink alcohol

Day Before

  • Don’t eat or drink anything after midnight, even water is not allowed, if any medication is needes, take it with small spis of water only

Day of Surgery

  • You can take a shower and wash your hair in the morning, but don’t wear any makeup, hair spray or gel, don’t use nail polish, however you may leave acrylic nails on
  • Don’t wear clothes that must be pulled over the head, choose loose fitting clothing instead

After Surgery

  • Limit your activity sharply over the first week after surgery to walking around the house only, move/bend your legs when lying down
  • Expect to have pain for the first 24 hours, take your pain medication before your pain becomes severe
  • Any aerobic activities are to be avoided for 3 weeks
  • Drink plenty of water/fluids (up to 10 glasses per day)
  • Breathe deeply for the first 24 hours after surgery, as this helps to expand the base of lungs
  • Avoid alcohol and tobacco for at least a week
  • In case of vomiting or nausea, delay food and medications until it passes
  • Wear compression garment for three weeks after surgery
  • Keep incisions clean
  • If you have any concerns, call your doctor immediately

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