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Liposuction is an invasive procedure used to improve body contour by removing areas of fat that've been resistant to diet and exercise. It's important to note that lipo is not intended to significantly reduce weight, cellulite, or sagging skin. Here's how it works: Thin tubes called cannulas are inserted into the body, dislodging fat deposits that are then suctioned out. Lipo can be done on various body parts including the abdomen and waist, hips and thighs, and the cheeks, chin, and neck.
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So I've never been skinny but never fat either. My weight fluctuates from 135-155 since middle-school. A lot of that being muscle as I was a figure skater, dancer and work out. Right now despite working out and eating right I am on my high end with no clear reason. (Perhaps it's a... READ MORE

In Jersey, when someone is great at what they do we call the a 'BEAST'... Dr. Danyo & his staff, along with the hospital staff was simply amazing, their confident level was over a 10. They continued to call me way after surgery to just out of concern.. One week after my surgery my result was awesome READ MORE

I waited 16 years before I had my second child ( I am 40). So along with gaining weight from my pregnancy I also gained weight from getting older and not physically working out like I should....... Anywho a girlfriend of mine told me she was going to DR to have lipo and bbl I was all for it. I... READ MORE

Hello RS, I've been on this site for about a month checking out different sx journeys, and there are very few males! So I decided to share my journey with Dr. Ortega at Spectrum Aesthetics in Miami. I'm booked for lipo of the abdomen and flanks on May 19th. I'll post my before pics and keep... READ MORE

I finally did it!!!! I'm still recovering and am reaching my one month post op but i wanted to finally post a review. My family lives in Colombia and I'm pretty fluent in Spanish so i didn't have much difficulty on where to stay nor did i have a language barrier. I stayed the... READ MORE

On March 8,2016. I received power assisted liposuction to the abdomen, love handles, and back fat. The procedure took about 2 hours. Dr Rhee is VERY nice, professional, prompt, honest, and respectful. I was able to book my surgery 3 weeks after my consultation. I am 5'4, 160 lbs with Love... READ MORE

It's Op day. I'm excited and nervous. Hope to lose a good few inches. Just waiting on consultant coming to the room now. I'm getting lipo on thighs , tummy , hips and flanks. I have posted pic will post more tomorrow. Measurements hips 41 and waist 29 and thighs 24 inches. I'm sure it will be... READ MORE

Dr. Yily De Los Santos was my doctor for my liposuction. I had Liposuction performed on my upper and lower abdomen and back. I woke up with bruising which is normal and two big BLACK marks that I thought were bruises until blisters formed. It turns out that the big BLACK MARKS WERE 1ST DEGREE... READ MORE

I have never had a flat stomach, but always wanted one or at least close to it. My anatomy actually gives me a slight curve protruding a flat stomach is not my goal. I had my sx on May 9, 2015. My PS said I am going to have a flat stomach, but I just don't see much change and I... READ MORE

I finally decided to have a tummy tuck n lipo as well as a fatty exchange ,,my stomach has made me so depressed I never wear a swim suit nor sexy clothes cause I Dont feel sexy..I did my research and I found a doctor I feel very comfortable family and friends are always telling me I can... READ MORE

I received my procedure in Pacific Beach at San Diego Liposuction Center in San Diego CA with Dr. Alavi. My journey started when my husband deployed. I realized it was the perfect time to focus on myself. I was 5"1 at my top weight of 200lbs. At this point I realized enough was enough. I... READ MORE

OMG for years I wanted to go to Duran and never even considered or researched another doctor, she was just like pulling teeth to get thru to even get a quote. My gf called me saying she's going to dr to get surgery this year no matter what she's going. I'm like "ok well if you're going to do it,... READ MORE

Hello my fellow RS mates ! I'm currently researching and deciding if this is something I want to do. I am 22 I recently lost 80lbs & have some extra skin that I'm uncomfortable with. I plan on having lipo of my stomach, flanks & back, my inner thighs & my arms. I was a little nervous at first... READ MORE

I already have a nice shape. I just want to get rid of my stomach, sides, and back. I used to work out everyday but I got kinda busy. I kinda want a BBL but if I did my butt would probably be too big. Plus I'm not ready for that recovery process. I'm scheduled with Dr Hadan but I'm ready to be... READ MORE

Dr. Richards and staff were beyond fabulous in treating my concerns regarding my stomach/muffin-top/mommy pooch concerns. I also had my inner things done to help reduce chaffing concerns. I'll break down my experience: 1. Surgery was EASY. No pain, I slept through the whole thing,... READ MORE

Just scheduled lipo for both my upper and lower abdominal sections. The stomach area is considered 2 sections and the cost will be $2598.00. They require a deposit of $500.00 to book a date and time, which comes off your balance. I will be traveling from the LA area to NV for the lipo on Spring... READ MORE

Right where do I start, it has been a long journey for years and I haven't even started this one as well. As a teenager I was always battling with my weight I end up becoming 116 kg at 26 so it was the first time I took the major decision and go through a gastric band operation in order to limit... READ MORE

I am going to have liposuction to my flanks, abdomen, inner thigs and knees. I hope I end up with great results. I do not enjoy shopping for clothes since I don't like the way I look with fat rolls everywhere. I am trying to eat healthier and exercise more. There is just a great amount of fat... READ MORE

I had originally gone and saw my plastic surgeon for lipo two years ago . He had suggested working out more with possibly a trainer . If the stubborn areas didn't go away then I would be a prime candidate. I worked out hardcore with a personal trainer for over a year and did the extreme diet... READ MORE

Hello Dolls, so ima let you guys know about my story, I am a young women only 20 years old I have one child, I am always had discomfort with my body, I will sit in front of my husband and look at my stomach and cry my eyes out of how embarrassed I was of my body, and my husband will tell me your... READ MORE

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How much does Liposuction cost?

The typical cost for Liposuction ranges from $1,200-$8,533 with an average cost of $6,000. Costs will vary by surgeon, geographic region and the complexity of the procedure. Cost estimates are based on 3,335 patient reviews submitted on RealSelf. Learn more