What is High-Def Liposuction?
High-def liposuction is an advanced liposuction procedure that removes unwanted fat tissues from targeted areas while emphasizing the underlying muscles. This is a body contouring procedure that simultaneously removes unwanted fat tissues, tightens the muscles, and creates natural-looking contours. Furthermore, this procedure also facilitates skin retraction, so you don’t have sagging skin tissues after the procedure.
High-Def Liposuction vs. Traditional Liposuction
Traditional liposuction involves the uniform removal of unwanted fat tissues from targeted areas. But the high-def liposuction removes fat tissues from particular areas while leaving fat tissues in other areas — this allows the surgeon to produce natural contours that highlight the underlying muscles. High-def liposuction also helps already-fit individuals look more toned and athletic.
Treatment Areas for High-Def Liposuction
Treatment Areas for Men
- Upper Arms
- Lats (Back)
Treatment Areas for Women
- Lower Back
- Love Handles
Candidates for High-Def Liposuction
High-def liposuction is meant for patients who want to sculpt and contour their bodies instead of achieving overall weight loss. You should consider this procedure if you want unwanted pockets of fat in specific regions despite exercising regularly and maintaining a proper diet. You should be in generally good physical and mental health, with no excess skin, and you should be close to your ideal weight. High-def liposuction isn’t meant for patients seeking weight because the surgeon can only remove small volumes of unwanted fat from targeted areas.
Benefits of High-Def Liposuction
- Tightens skin tissues, so there’s no risk of sagging skin after the procedure.
- Treat multiple parts of the body in a single procedure.
- Minimal post-treatment swelling, pain, and downtime.
- Customized according to the patient’s individual needs.
- Gives a toned and athletic appearance.
- Highlights muscles in targeted areas.
The High-Def Liposuction Procedure
The surgeon carefully examines the targeted areas, discusses your goals, reviews your medical history, and curates the ideal treatment plan for you. High-def liposuction is generally performed as an outpatient procedure under general anesthesia. The surgeon inserts the liposuction device via a small incision on the targeted area. Ultrasound energy is used to break down the unwanted fat tissues to facilitate their extraction from the body. The surgeon strategically removes unwanted fat tissues from your body to produce the desired contours.
Recovering from High-Def Liposuction
Your recovery process depends on several factors, including the number of treatment areas from which fat tissues are removed. However, you should take at least one week off work to recover from the procedure. You’ll have to wear compression garments for up to four weeks to minimize post-treatment swelling and fluid buildup. Drains will be placed to remove unwanted fluids from underneath the skin tissues for a few days. You can start performing light activities after a week and gradually increase your exercise levels as you recover.
Results from High-Def Liposuction
- Toned body with athletic contours.
- Shapely and firm arms and shoulders.
- Visible six-pack abs and obliques.
- Firm and voluminous buttocks.