What are the main risks of liposuction?

What are the risks of liposuction?

Thousands of people have liposuction procedures safely without major problems. They are happy with their improved body contour and shape and the removal of the unwanted fat. Like any surgery, liposuction carries certain risks such as infection, bleeding, permanent discoloration, permanent numbness, uneven skin contour, loose skin and anesthesia risks. It is important to discuss with your plastic surgeon the possible risks and the likelihood of these risks. Fortunately, major problems are infrequent and the vast majority of patients are very pleased with their liposuction surgery.