Liposuction, a surgical procedure, effectively removes excess fat deposits from specific areas of the body while leaving minimal scarring.

While liposuction is not primarily a weight-loss tool, it serves as a valuable technique for body sculpting in individuals who have struggled to shed excess fat from certain areas despite exercise and dieting.

Common target areas for liposuction include the hips, flanks, arms, thighs, and abdomen. In some cases, it can also be utilized to reduce breast size.

Before the surgery, the targeted area is carefully marked. Liposuction is typically performed under general anesthesia. A diluted solution of local anesthetic is injected into the skin, and small incisions (typically 5 – 7mm in length) are strategically placed in inconspicuous locations around the treatment area. A specialized metal tube called a cannula is then inserted into the tissues, and excess fat is gently suctioned out using a powerful vacuum pump.


People who:

  • Have localized areas of fat despite dieting and exercise.
  • Would like to improve their body contour to look and feel younger.

Breast Augmentation Frequently Asked Questions

Liposuction is a surgical procedure that removes excess fat from specific areas of the body to improve body contours.

During liposuction, excess fat is suctioned out through small incisions using a cannula, a thin tube.

No, liposuction is not a weight-loss method; it is designed for body contouring and removing localized fat deposits.

Liposuction can be performed on various areas, including the hips, flanks, arms, thighs, abdomen, chin, and more.

Liposuction can be done under local anesthesia, intravenous sedation, or general anesthesia, depending on the extent of the procedure.

In some cases, liposuction can be used to reduce breast size, particularly if the enlargement is due to excess fatty tissue.

Liposuction results are generally long-lasting, but maintaining a stable weight is essential to prevent fat from returning to the treated areas.

Recovery times vary but often involve a few days to a few weeks of downtime, depending on the extent of the procedure.

Discomfort is common after liposuction, but pain levels vary among individuals. Pain management strategies are discussed during the consultation.

Liposuction primarily targets fat removal and may not significantly improve loose or sagging skin. Other procedures like a tummy tuck may be needed for skin tightening.

Ideal candidates are individuals near their ideal body weight with localized fat deposits that do not respond to diet and exercise

Risks include infection, bleeding, asymmetry, and complications related to anesthesia. It's crucial to choose a qualified surgeon to minimize these risks


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