I am scheduled for a BBL/ Lipo on Sept . Why does some surgeons use drains and some don't?
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Lipo drains vs no drains
Hi There! Excellent question!
Drains are used at the area of the liposuction incision. There are 2 options:
One is to leave the liposuction incisions open to allow for drainage of the fluid. THis is the most common method. The aftercare involves you needing to change the dressings more frequently for first couple of days. Some patients may find this inconvenient- but not for the majority.
The second method is to use drains to eliminate this factor. This means the fluid will be collected in bottles outside the body.
It is up to the surgeon as to what they determine what method is used.
Drains with liposuction and BBL
I hope this helps!
Dr. Sean Kelishadi
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