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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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Im from the Washington DC area, Who would you recommend that can give me that no waist type of liposuction.... Ive been wanting this procedure for thee longest! What Surgeon? I only know about Dr. Zumberman in Atlanta. (I think that its his name ) Please provide me with information on a... READ MORE

I'm really thankful to have found this community. I have a couple friends that I tell what I'm doing, but nobody that I can really talk to about it or that understands my choices. I'm 43 yr old mom of 2. Oct 2013 I had Mini Tummy Tuck with lipo and lipo to my flanks. I wrote reviews for those,... READ MORE

After two pregnancies and 100lb plus weight gain with each one, and after countless hours of dieting and working out I decided to try lipo, I did a ton of research and came up with Bodytite as a possible solution, in retrospect I should have gone with a full tummy tuck, or a surgeon who... READ MORE

So 2 days before my procedure The office called and said dr. Desi had to move away , I continued surgery with dr. Tornambe ( I already took the time off work couldn't back out now) he claimed to had taken 1 liter of fat out which is hardly anything , I do see a difference in my stomach but I... READ MORE

So I have met with Dr Miami and loved him and his staff. I automatically felt comfortable. I have always wanted this surgery - my thighs have always been my biggest insecurity. Even as a child I would never wear a bathing suit because of cellulite or my saddlebags. I am 5'2 and about 135. My... READ MORE

I had a BA done back on 12/3/14 and its was botched. I got 3 other consults to confirm bottoming out in my breast. While I was at my final consult I decided I wanted to see about lipo of my tummy to help w my problem areas. I decided to go for it and I'm 5 days PO and couldn't be happier! If... READ MORE

After having a TT 3 yrs ago. i regret not getting back lipo while i was already under. so if your considering a TT get the back lipo with it. unhappy with the rolls, i went back to my favorite doctor in the phoenix area. he did the bra area, flanks, upper and lower back. the pain was minimal .... READ MORE

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

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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 3,343 patient reviews submitted on RealSelf. Learn more