Cosmetic Surgery 23-02-2021

What is the difference between an HD liposculpture and a Lipectomy?

Liposculpture just like a lipectomy, are surgical procedures that are performed within an operating room with prior preparation. Both procedures serve the same purpose, which is to achieve a better body appearance in the patient, the only difference that exists between them is the way in which they are practiced and why.

By means of a liposculpture, fat will be eliminated from different areas of the body, this, in order to give a better silhouette to the patient’s body, on the other hand, in a lipectomy in addition to also performing liposuction, excess skin, is removed and the abdominal muscles are tightened that have been separated as a result of pregnancies, it is worth mentioning that lipectomy in men is also highly recommended and is becoming more and more common. 

In conclusion, by means of a liposculpture the fat will be treated exclusively while in a lipectomy it will treat skin, fat, and muscle. The only fat that can be extracted will be the external one and never that which is in the abdomen or around the intestines. In the case of a patient with fat in that area, a strict regimen of physical exercise and a diet must be followed to achieve its elimination. 

Benefits that you will obtain when performing an HD Liposculpture

  • Better body contour.
  • Size reduction.
  • Elimination of localized fat.
  • Definition and projection of the buttocks.
  • Refine waist. 

HD Lipo


What is a lipectomy?

The lipectomy is a cosmetic surgical procedure that is used to extract fat from the abdomen and to remove excess skin. The ideal candidate for this procedure must have a normal weight, have excess fat in the abdominal area, weak muscles, and sagging skin.

At the end of the surgery, drainage tubes are placed under the skin, with them the patient will stay for 10-14 days, this period of time may vary depending on each patient. With the placement of these drains, it is intended to accumulate fluid and avoid fluid in the wound.

Benefits that you will obtain when performing a Lipectomy.

  • Removal of sagging skin. 
  • Defined waist.
  • Reduction of stretch marks in the abdominal area.
  • Flat stomach. 
  • Strengthened abdominal muscles. 

candidate for a tummy tuck

It is important to always take into account the recommendation of your surgeon.

Visit our site for more information:

HD Liposculpture: HD Liposculpture: Benefits - Dr. Baja

Lipectomy: Lipectomy: Benefits - Dr. Baja



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