Liposuction

This versatile and minimally invasive procedure lets our surgical team sculpt the contour of any part of the body.

It can be performed by itself or in conjunction with a tummy tuck or buttock lift. Liposuction is perfect for re-shaping the abdomen, flanks, back and inner thighs, as well as unsightly rolls at the bra line. We often use it to sculpt “double chins,” arms, knees, calves, and ankles into trim and beautiful form. Because liposuction is so useful, it is highly recommended for achieving small volume changes. The results can be truly transformative.

Are You a Candidate for Liposuction?

While liposuction is an extremely useful and versatile aesthetic surgical technique, it is a method of sculpture, not weight loss. The best results are obtained when small volume changes are the goal. As such, liposuction should not be employed in those patients who would be better served by losing weight. Done well, and in the appropriate candidate, however, liposuction can be truly transformative – giving beautiful form to virtually any part of the body.

What to Expect After Liposuction

Downtime following liposuction varies widely with the areas treated and the amount of fat removed. Typical suctioning of the abdomen, flanks, and back will necessitate a week to ten days off of work or vigorous exercise, with up to 3 months before all residual swelling has resolved and the final result has been realized. Smaller volume liposuction, under the chin for example, involves minimal downtime with typically one or two days off work, with the final result achieved in as little as a few weeks.