As technology enhances, new techniques, modifications, and improvements for liposuction are now available. There are varieties of techniques available for liposuction that depends on the existing body type that you have. Procedures differ by wet solution and method of sculpting out the fat. Before doing the surgery, your plastic surgeon will mark targeted areas of your body. During your consultation, you and your doctor will discuss the specific fat pockets for your surgery. There are actually two types of anesthesia. It includes general anesthesia and local anesthesia. Some patients prepares local anesthesia but your doctor can decide on that for you. With regards to the length of time the procedure takes place, it actually depends on the amount of fat being removed and the technique being used. Some liposuction surgery takes thirty minutes while others take up to five hours. Before the surgery takes place, he or she will apply wet solutions in the targeted area. The wet solutions differ based on how much fluid used. The solution contains saline and epinephrine. This solution is purely for minimizing blood loss. There are many different techniques of liposuction in removing fats. Make sure that you discuss every technique available with your plastic surgeon.