- Tumescent liposuction is a cosmetic plastic surgery procedure for contour and sculpting the body. During tumescent liposuction a large volume of fluid containing local anesthetic and adrenaline is injected into the tissue.
- This solution temporarily shrinks capillaries and hardens or "tumesces" fat that is then removed. The tumescent liposuction technique was allows patients to get results with reduced bleeding during liposuction and a faster recovery.
- The tumescent liposuction procedure is used by nearly all plastic surgeons performing liposuction