Durdans breaks new ground introducing Micro Air Liposuction
Durdans Hospital has introduced the new state of the art micro air
liposuction machine for the first time in Sri Lanka, the latest addition
to the armamentarium of the plastic surgeon.
"Liposuction is all about reduction or removal of unnecessary body
fat, signaling trimmer slimmer figures," states Consultant Plastic
Surgeon, Dr Dulip Perera. "With people, especially ladies being much
more figure conscious these days, liposuction is used all over the world
quite extensively to give them the closest to a perfect figure."
Micro Air Liposuction is the new version of the conventional machine.
It's a power assisted liposuction procedure that permeates strong
vibrations to the liposuction cannula, which enhances the breakage of
fat cells in the body. "Another advantage is that micro air liposuction
becomes atraumatic and causes less bruising, while also being a shorter
and easier procedure for the surgeon.
Less time is spent under anesthesia and a shorter stay at the
hospital as a result," says Dr Perera who has already performed a number
of procedures using micro air liposuction with successful results.
A pioneer plastic surgeon who has been instrumental in introducing
modern plastic surgical techniques to Sri Lanka, Dr Perera points out
that this type of liposuction is akin to simple surgery with immediate
"There are no crash diets, no work outs and no strenuous exercises.
Also, liposuction can be performed on areas of the body that are
otherwise impossible or difficult to work on conventionally."
He examples male gynaecomastia and areas where liposuction has
already been performed; "Using the conventional method, it is impossible
to perform liposuction on an area that has already had the procedure as
there is fibrous tissue and a thickening of the tissues due to previous
He also mentions that micro air liposuction presents a huge boost to
ancillary plastic surgical procedures including breast and abdominal
work that require only a touch of liposuction.