Directly depends on the amount of fat removed, the pre existing medical condition of the patient and the skill and care exercised in the surgery. The risks from Liposuction increase when the amount of fat removed exceeds five liters and when the operating time is prolonged.
The safety of Liposuction has increased tremendously over the last few decades, as more knowledge is gained about the fluid management, dosage of local anesthesia and general improvements in healthcare to prevent complications related to surgery and anesthesia.
Minor complications can happen and are easily treatable; major complications can be avoided by a dedicated surgeon operating in quality controlled surgical centers.
Dr. Menon practices a gentle technique for Liposuction maintaining utmost care in tissue handling. The surgery is performed with close monitoring of all vital parameters and in an accredited surgical centre following international guidelines on safety. Talk to your surgeon to more about the risks and side effects of fat reduction surgery.