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‘SIX PACK’ alright!

Published : Jun 6, 2018, 12:42 am IST
Updated : Jun 6, 2018, 12:42 am IST

Getting chiselled abs is not a joke but this treatment eases the pain and gives you a look you have always wanted!

Picture of Chrissy Teigen used for representational purpose only
 Picture of Chrissy Teigen used for representational purpose only

Fretting over several daily crunches and tired of following a strict diet, sans any results? Having sleepless nights thinking about excess fat from around your midsection of the abdomen? Getting six-packs or eight-pack abs is like dream come true for many men and women. Worry not, we can help you! In today’s times, there are several people who are going under the knife to get their bodies in shape. For them, this will surely put them ahead in the competitive world where appearance matters a lot. Seriously! So, next time when you see someone with impossible abs, keep in mind that he/she might have had a little help obtaining them. There are different kinds of latest technologies namely Power-assisted Liposuction, VASER, LASER, absolutely harmless procedures for people who want to get this treatment done.  

This treatment has been reportedly done by Chrissy Teigen and a few other Hollywood celebs. The costs vary between Rs 1.5 lakhs to Rs 2.25 lakhs. Liposuction and six-pack ab surgeries help in turning your dream into reality. Now, you can have washboard abs without spending long hours in the gym. These surgeries can help you attain your oblique and transverse abdominals. The cosmetic procedure known as abdominal etching via liposuction thins the layer of stomach fat and gives you the perfect body toning that you were looking for.


Decoding the wonder
Abdominal etching uses latest advances in liposuction and aids in improving your existing abdominal muscles. At first, the doctor identifies patients’ requirements and outlines the patient’s abdominal muscles. At this time decision to make six packs or eight packs are taken! Thereafter, several small incisions are made within the natural contours of the belly. The outlined muscles are contoured by high definition Liposculpting using devices like MicroAire (Power Assisted Liposuction) and VASER (Ultrasound-assisted Liposuction). After surgery, there will be some swelling and bruising the abdomen. You may experience some pain and discomfort post-surgery but these are easily taken care of by basic painkillers.


Along with this procedure, one can also opt for chest sculpting in which a masculine chest is created along with neck contouring and deltoid contouring!

In most of the cases, patients can resume a normal work schedule within the next few days and further incorporate exercise within two to three weeks. With time, the tiny small incisions (3mm) will fade away and become almost nonexistent. In these situations, patients are advised to wear ‘prescribed pressure garments during first four to six weeks in order to keep the body contours as designed during surgery.

Points to remember
A compression garment or belt is a compression-garment and is recommended by the surgeon. Usually, the patient has to wear it continuously for at least three weeks and only during the daytime after that for next three weeks. One can remove this while bathing. It helps in minimising the swelling by applying pressure on tissues and thereby pushing the fluid back into veins and lymphatic vessels. This also helps in getting your new contours visible quickly!


Are you the right person?
l A person who is healthy and has no major ailments.

l A person who has attained a nearly ideal weight but struggling to lose abdomen fat or get the six pack or eight pack ab look.

So, what are you waiting for? It is time to flaunt your killer abs in whatever you wish to wear.

Dr Rajat Gupta is a city-based plastic surgeon.

Disclaimer: Always check with a cosmetic surgeon before going ahead with this procedure

Tags: microaire, liposuction, abdominal muscles