How Long Till I See Results After Liposoft/liquid Lipo?

I had liposoft/liquid lipo on my outer thighs and love handles 9 days ago. I can notice a change in my love handles but my outer thighs don't look any different. I had a large volume of fat on my outer thighs. Im quite petite everywhere else. When will the swelling go down?

Doctor Answers (5)

Swelling after Liposuction.


Thank you for the question.

The  lateral thighs,  like every other area treated with liposuction surgery  may remain swollen for many months after the procedure.  At 6 days post op  It is much early to evaluate the results of the surgery. I tell patients it may take 6 months to a year for skin to redrape  completely.

I hope this helps.

San Diego Plastic Surgeon
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Swelling and liposuction


Swelling from liposuction can persist for several months. Where a good portion of the swelling will subside in a few weeks, many months will pass before you see the final result.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Swelling after liposuction


I have no experience in this type of liquid liposuction, but most conventional liposuctions produce swelling that can last for a couple of months, but the majority of the swelling goes down in a few weeks.

Ronald Shelton, MD
Manhattan Dermatologist
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Liposoft treatment of fatty deposits of thighs and love handles


This is not a common intervention or technique and I would recommend that you discuss with your surgeon.

Otto Joseph Placik, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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Generally the result will demonstrate themselves within 2-4 months.  Just be patient.  There is much swelling in the short term.

Shahin Javaheri, MD
San Francisco Plastic Surgeon
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