I am looking to get turmulescent micro lipo and I have been reading about all the risks...nerve damage, skin necrosis.. Etc. Can someone advise the % likelihood of risk? I am slightly nervous from what I read. Howver my doctor made it sound like such a simple procedure. Thanks .
Chin Lipo Risks?
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Chin Liposuction Risks
Skin necrosis and permanent nerve damage may have been reported, but I have never seen it. There may occasionally be some transient nerve issues that resolve in a week or two. Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA
Liposuction Use Caution when selecting a surgeon
I fear that some practitioners view liposuction as a 'simple' surgery, since it does not involve making large incisions, and it requires little, if any, suturing. Nothing could be further from the truth. Liposuction, in my mind, is a very challenging operation that requires careful planning and preparation, and a great deal of care and finesse when it is actually performed. It requires a three-dimensional understanding of the layers of human anatomy, an understanding that is second nature to a surgeon alone. I think that it is often an inadequate understanding of anatomy (and, perhaps, of the body's response to surgery) which leads to the poor results in liposuction and body contouring that unfortunately are so often seen.
Chin lipo risks
You are right that there are certain potential risks associated with chin liposuction; however, the risk of nerve damage and skin necrosis is statistically very low. Other risks including infection are very low with tumescent lipo, too.
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