Liposuction is also known as lipoplasty, liposculpture suction, lipectomy or simply lipo. This procedure is a type of cosmetic surgery operation used to remove fat from your body.
It is effective when performed on the abdomen (tummy area) thighs, buttocks, neck and the back of the arms as well as other areas of the body.
Most commonly liposuction is performed on the abdomen and thighs in women and the abdomen and flanks in men.
The results of liposuction are more or less permanent and if a person gains weight after the procedure the fat will not get deposited in the treated area it will distribute more evenly throughout the body.
Liposuction benefits a person both physically & mentally, you can achieve the exact look you want, once you have achieved the look you want it gives you an incredible boost of self esteem. Liposuction is also effective in reducing the appearance of cellulite.
Many people suffer problem areas when dieting, exercising & trying to lose weight, no matter how hard you try some areas are resistant, this can be dramatically improved with liposuction, smoothing and contouring the body leaving you & your body feeling beautiful & so much better.
Liposuction can have long lasting effects as long as you maintain your weight, eat a healthy balanced diet and exercise regularly. Many women choose to combine liposuction with other procedures such as a tummy tuck improving the overall result. Occasionally two sessions may be required as only a certain amount of fat can be removed in one session. This depends on the amount of fat that needs to be removed.
Liposuction is effective because it concentrates on one area and is usually chosen for the thighs & abdomen area.
Liposuction can be performed on the following areas:
• Outer thighs
• Inner thighs
• Inner knees
• Upper arms
• Submental (Chin)
• Gynecomastia (male breast tissue)
Liposuction is used to treat stubborn fat pockets, reducing the appearance of cellulite, and dents in the skin leaving you looking & feeling slimmer and smoothing your skin. Liposuction is suitable for anyone of any age (over 18) as long as you are in good physical health the procedure is quite simple. Side effects are minimal you will experience some bruising in the treated area and possibly discomfort for a while. Liposuction is considered to be extremely safe & complications are rare. You can leave hospital on the same day & you will notice a significant change within a few weeks. Liposuction is becoming increasingly popular especially for people who have problem areas and just cannot shift weight from certain areas of the body.
During the consultation, your surgeon will discuss which options are best for you, your skin type, the effectiveness and safety of the procedure, the potential financial cost and what your expectations should be. Do not hesitate to ask the surgeon any questions you may have and our team of experts will also be there to assist you whenever required.
Liposuction costs can range anywhere from a minimum of 1500 GBP up to 2500 GBP or more for one procedure.