How Long Will Scars Take to Heal After HD Lipo?
High-definition or HD liposuction is one of the most effective procedures when trying to tone your abdomen, buttocks, thighs, or other body parts. HD lipo especially helps with stubborn pockets of fat that you cannot remove on your own through diet and exercise. Board-certified surgeon Dr. Mick Singh and the team at Elysium SurgiSpa in Chicago, IL proudly provide HD lipo services to our clients in the Chicago area.
While we enjoy helping people look their best, we also recognize some clients may have concerns or worries about how HD lipo works, including any possible scarring that may follow.
The timeframe for getting those liposuction scars to fade will vary by person, but you can expect them to fade in about 4 – 8 weeks after the process.
Understanding how HD lipo works
The HD liposuction procedure is a power-assisted effort that requires a small incision in the targeted area. Radiofrequency heat will melt the unwanted fat cells, making them easier to remove. A small tube is inserted in the opening to break down and eventually extract the fat deposits.
You can expect the process to take less than an hour for each body part. You will need to spend about 1 – 2 weeks to rest after the procedure, as the body requires time to recover.
How does the scarring change?
The incision site for HD liposuction is minimal, so the scar won’t be as noticeable, but it will take a few weeks for the scarring to fade. The scar will start fading in about 4 – 8 weeks after the procedure is complete.
The scars will initially have a pink look to them. After a while, the scars will fade to where your natural skin tone will appear again. The body will produce new skin cells to cover the spot where the opening used to appear. The dead skin cells that produce the scar will clear from the body after a while.
What about multiple treatments?
The number of treatments you’ll require will vary over how well your body responds to HD liposuction. Our team at Elysium SurgiSpa in Chicago, IL can review what your body requires. Some people will require a second treatment if the skin appears uneven. Dr. Singh can recommend you for a second process if necessary.
You’ll have an easier time maintaining your results if you stick with a healthy diet and exercise routine. Be sure to continue a safe and positive routine to ensure your body can respond well to the liposuction process.
Contact us today to find out more about HD liposuction
HD liposuction can help you achieve the toned body you deserve. Board-certified surgeon Dr. Mick Singh and the rest of the team at Elysium SurgiSpa can help you find a solution that fits your life. Visit us at our Chicago office or call us to schedule an appointment.