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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, last year December of 2014 I had a brazillian butt lift. I combined it with liposuction from my Abdomen, flanks, and back. Up to this date I have lower back pain when I lay on my back or when I apply pressure. I'm worried. It's been more then 3 months and I still have this pain in my back.... READ MORE

Like everyone else I've been searching for the best of the best. I'm currently battling this new weight gain and I'm not happy at all! I've been looking through most of the reviews to try and weed out the good and bad however I still haven't gotten over the initial surgery scare. Amy suggestions... READ MORE

When I saw some asian girls share their experiences in realself, i think maybe I should share mine too. For me , the childhood obesity caused me a lot of trouble ,I guess the obese was at least in part hereditary,but who knows, i really did obsessed with the suger and which leads to tons of... READ MORE

This year in July I'm turning (gulp) 40 :) My girlfriends and I are doing a weekend trip to Vegas! Yippee.. minus the yippee. I've not worn a swim suit in public with out a cover up in 12 years. (after my last son was born). Mind you my three friends are freaking hot in swim suites and EVERY... READ MORE

OK! I am a little chunky at 5' and 148lbs (pics to come). I have been an A cup till about 45 years of age when chunk and sag brought me to almost a B! I somewhat recently lost a great deal of weight (and put some back on - as one does). I am having: full abdomen, hips, inner and outer thighs... READ MORE

Today is the day. I will be doing liposuction, of the abdominal area, back bra fat area, and the flanks. I'm actually at the hospital right now waiting to go into surgery. I am a little nervous but mostly excited. I am going to go into general anesthesia so my IV has been inserted already. My... READ MORE

I have known Dr Volpe since 2004 when he did a breast augmentation for me. (BTW I have the best boobs you've ever seen now!) So when I asked him about liposuction I was not nervous at all. He has the best bedside manner, he's thorough, easy to talk to, 100% professional and most importantly he... READ MORE

Hey everybody so I want to thank everyone on this site for all the knowledge everyone provided and stories, things to look for, etc while on my journey to my beach body. So my name is Lynn and I was at first working out to get my beach body till things took a turn for the worst and I ended up... READ MORE

This was my 3rd procedure with Dr. Stroup. He is very realistic about results and never suggests additional surgeries. He is very nice as well as his staff. He posts realistic pictures of results. Not just the best results he has had. Cost was very reasonable. I also had my eyebrows tattooed on.... READ MORE

I am a patient of Dr. Horn's. I had lipo with him and couldn't be happier! I am so comfortable in my own skin now that I can't thank him enough! Little wait time and the consultation went good. Was nervous but met him and felt comfortable! Great office staff and an amazing surgeon! Highly... READ MORE

I cannot say enough positive things about my recent experience at Berks Plastic Surgery with Dr. Reedy. I had liposuction done about a week ago to my love handles, inner and outer thighs. I work out regularly, but I had small areas that were always resistant to diet and exercise so I decided to... READ MORE

I am SCARED but EXCITED! starting this review up to update everyone with my process. I'll get some before pics up Later. My body has just been going downhill and I can't deal with the insecurity anymore. I used to LOVE my body and always got compliments. Now I can't even let anyone see me naked-... READ MORE

My journey started many years ago. Although my weight and work-out routines fluctuated over the years, the one area that I could NEVER seem to get rid of was my belly. I always thought one day, in the back of my mind, maybe I would muster up the courage to follow through and do it. The last... READ MORE

I had a fat graft transfer to my buttock area with my own fat after liposuction was done in my inner thigh and abdomen area. I am please with my results from the liposuction but not the fat grafting it actually made my buttock smaller. I am very unhappy and feel like I didn't get what I paid for... READ MORE

38 y/o female, mother of two (4&2) and prior athlete with a lot of muscle mass. I had hip/flank lipo and fat transfer to butt and a year later calf and ankle lipo! Best thing I ever did!! Dr. Stoker is awesome. I was skeptical to even consider liposuction of my calves and ankles because this... READ MORE

Let's see I'm 29 years old and I have a one year old son who had to have a c-section with. I'm currently scheduled with Dr.Hassan to have Lipo to my stomach,abs,flanks. I have always been scared of have a gut after pregnancy.i was blessed not have any stretch marks on my tummy ??But now I'm left... READ MORE

I have hereditary heavy upper arms. I've always been a bigger girl but very curvy. At my current weight of 217 (size 14 from a size 18/20), I have a 35 inch waist with subtle top abs. My goal weight is 175. My problem area has always been my upper arms. Larger arms give me an appearance of being... READ MORE

I'm all booked in! I fly out to Prague on the 30th June, surgery is on the 1st July. The Clinic Surgery in the UK is extremely expensive so I looked at options abroad. Being in Europe definitely has its advantages as it's only 1-2 hours away from countries with cheaper options. I decided on... READ MORE

I decided to have lipo on my stomach area and breast augmentation by Dr.Ravi for my 30th birthday. I gained about 30 lbs in my first year of marriage and decided it's time to get back to the "old but upgraded me". First let me say from the initial email I was treated with the upmost respect! I... READ MORE

I was really upset about my tummy tuck before i got liposuction surgery ,especially when i worn the bikini. OMG... Even I got shocked by myself. Because of this tummy tuck ,i barely went outside with my friends,especially went to the sea. Almost all of my friends are Asian girls. (yeah !!U... 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 $5,975. Costs will vary by surgeon, geographic region and the complexity of the procedure. Cost estimates are based on 3,257 patient reviews submitted on RealSelf. Learn more