With a fine needle, the fat cells of the connective tissue are removed and vacuumed. The cut for the needle is performed in the underarm area or in the vicinity of the elbow. The intervention can be pre-treated with an ultrasonic treatment of the affected region. Within the framework of the Tumescent technique, a mixture of adrenaline and a local anesthetic in the marked points is injected before the operation that simplifies the later extraction of fat cells and release from the tissue. The suction stimulates the connective tissues and leads to a formation of collagen fibers in the treated area. After the surgery, a compression stocking is adjusted, ranging from the shoulder down to the forearm or cubit.
Depending on the amount which can be OP and the age of the patient is the skin within weeks largely disappear. From the age of 40 a skin tightening can additionally be necessary, to get the desired result. In case of arise long scars that intensely must be maintained after the surgery with Narbencremes.
Connective tissue weakness as the cause
The expression of connective tissue weakness is genetic. Still, the connective tissue is weaker with advancing age particularly after 40 years. During pregnancy and menopausal hormone levels of estrogen and progesterone in women changes in addition. Living conditions such as diseases are handled by certain Mediakamente, no exercise, smoking and a non balanced diet accelerate the effect of the weakness of the connective tissue.
Measures against a weakness of the connective tissue
Anti cellulite creams
Promoters of the blood circulation and thus strengthen the connective tissue
|Weight keep or remove|
Weight stretches the connective tissue. The yo-yo effect of dieting weighed especially heavily on connective tissue.
|Nutrition||Vitamins, low sugar and low fat, much drinking|
|Sports||Help both endurance and strength sports. The best a combination of both|
|Sauna, Kneipp baths, Kneip shower||Better circulation and better removal of lymph|
Price - cost in euro:
usually under local anesthesia
Depending on the size of the intervention 2-4 hours
|Stay in the clinic|
|Result||assessed after 2-4 months|
|Ability to work||After 4-6 weeks (Office jobs after a week)|
|Durability||permanently, but depending on the leadership of the lifestyle|
|Health insurance||assumes the cost, only medical indexed cases rarely|
Prior to surgery:
- 10 Days before any blood-thinning agents
- 10 Days before no cigarette and alcohol consumption
- Forego hormone medications or birth control pills
After the surgery:
- Wearing a compression trumpfes day and night for several weeks
- Shower 2 weeks avoid no sunlight and hot tubs and saunas for a few months,
- 2-3 Months no sports or other heavy physical work
- Abstain from cigarettes and alcohol for several weeks