Safety profile always remains the highest concern for everyone
undergoing an invasive medical procedure. The severity, duration and extent of side
effects matter to both the team and the patient. The assurance that stems from the
doctor’s experience and confidence plays a major role in the patient’s acceptance
to undergo the procedure. The paper discusses the side effects that were commonly
seen with other methods of liposuction and Laser assisted Liposuction is compared
along with. The subjects were ‘primed’ before laser Assisted Liposuction and ‘priming’
is defined here. Priming methodology used here is Monopolar and Bipolar Radio frequency
and the systems used are BTL Exilis and Med 360, a system combining Vacuum rollers,
Bipolar radio frequency and Infra-Red light. The priming is used as an adjuvant
to the process of liposuction to facilitate the procedure. The study covers a wide
range of subjects in the age group 30-74 years with BMI above 30 and wt between
70-140 Kg. The subjects included those with many other chronic debilitating illnesses
like Diabetes, Hypertension, Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver degeneration, infertility
etc. The study gives a wide profile of the post-operative period to find that LAL
under TA is quite safe and is well withstood by people of all ages with many coexistent
chronic disorders. The findings concur with existing reports on the safety profile
of Laser assisted Liposuction which is discussed here. The study concludes that
Laser assisted liposuction is a safe procedure free from many common side effects
even in the presence of other illnesses.
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