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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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Two months ago I had a Plastic Surgery with Dr Pavajeau and It changed my life. I am 50 years old and now I can wear a swiming suit again and feel wonderful about myself. I highly recommend him if you want to have excellent results and very profesional treatment. All his staff members were... READ MORE

I have always carried my weight in my mid-section. Even when I am at my smallest and super fit, I never really have a waist and am always thick around the middle. I've delivered 3 babies and don't plan to have anymore so I decided to look into liposuction to contour my waist permanently. I... READ MORE

Wanna get this fat off me so I can dress sexy & feel confident!! I hope I'm happy with my results!! I plan to keep this weight off by eating healthy & exercise daily!! I want this for me & my 6 yr old so I can play with him while he's still young & help him become more active & eat heathy!! My... READ MORE

Well, I've literally been thinking about getting lipo on my inner thighs since I was a child. I've always struggled with fat inner thighs that always have rubbed together causing me rashes. I'm tall- 5'8" and currently 168#. No matter my weight- even at 140# in high school, they rubbed together.... READ MORE

I came to Dr. Salama 2 yrs ago for a tummy tuck and fell in love with his work. I recent just had a full body Lipo which is arms, legs, upper stomach and back and wow what a major difference I seen within the first week! I'm looking like a coke bottle and it's only my 3 week post op! I'm so grateful READ MORE

Very excited about this opportunity to finally lose a measurable amount of inches. Feel like I've tried everything. Exercise seems to make me hold onto weight. Tried paleo, AIP, Jenny Craig, Atkins, low carb, etc. My now 15 yr. old weighed 11 lbs. at (natural) birth, which stretched me to where... READ MORE

Lipo to abs and flanks with fat transfer to calves and Unthera with Dr. Andrew Kornstein, 86st NYC Hello everyone! First off I love this site. Thank you for all whom contributed with reviews. These reviews are really helpful and hopefully my review will help more to come. Scheduling an... READ MORE

After extensive research, I visited Dr. Kenneth Hughes for a liposuction consultation. He was thorough and extremely helpful. What impressed me was the immediate results after surgery. In on Friday morning and shopping that same afternoon. Minimal discomfort, no leakage, no bruising. Dr. H is... READ MORE

Let me just start by saying it hasn't been a week and I'm beyond impressed and thrilled with my results. Dr Molina and his wife are amazing, he made me feel very comfortable and provided me with options that worked good for me and my expectations. I am beyond thrilled with my boobs and was truly... READ MORE

Since there is very little reviews on here for liposuction of buffalo jump I've decided to document the experience. I went to two board certified plastic surgeons in Bellevue,WA. They were both great and prices were similar. I decided to just get it over with since I've hated it my whole life... READ MORE

Well, I've always been a little chubby but I like to eat-- is that a crime? The last few years losing those 10-15 lbs for summer has gotten harder and harder and I really needed a boost to motivate me. After a lot of research I determined liposuction was for me! The day of the procedure I was... READ MORE

After much consideration I finally did my inner thigh, abdomen and flanks lipo on Tuesday afternoon 4/19, I have never been a skinny girl and I was always concious about my body especially when wearing shorts. Today is day 5 and so far I'm happy with the results I see and hope to be even happier... READ MORE

Hello my real self family. When I say family, I really mean it because I feel a connection to every review of your journies that I have read and there have been hundreds! Thank you to each woman that has provided so much crucial information along with photos for me to help make an educated... READ MORE

Like many people on RS, I work out often (6x a week), eat heathy and focus on getting in shape, yet my belly has always been an issue no matter how much I do. I finally decided to do something so I could not think about it anymore and enjoy things like wearing a bathing suit. I just wanted to... READ MORE

I am a little over 7 weeks PO with my liposuction of the flanks and am completely in love with my results. Quick background. I got a TT about 4 years ago. When getting the TT, I decided to opt out of the liposuction because my Dr. said my love handles would go away with constant exercise. Fast... READ MORE

I’m a 41 yr old married woman with a HS senior. I love myself and have enough self-esteem to fill a stadium. HOWEVER, I wanted my SEXY back…for ME!!! With that being said, one night I decided to look into liposuction and a half hour later I’d made my decision to get it AND had a couple of co... READ MORE

I am shaped just like my mother.. A total Apple.. I carry all my weight between my armpits and my waist. I had a breast reduction in 2007.. (Fully covered by medical insurance)..Best decision I have ever made thus far. I am getting liposuction on my back, hips, flanks, waist, upper and lower... READ MORE

Picture describes successful liposuction post op day 1. Obviously still very swollen. First picture was on a Tuesday. Second picture is 48 hours later. Pain is minimal, I was able to drive today. Power assisted liposuction was performed by Dr. Kenneth kneesey. 750 ml was removed, 350 ml of... READ MORE

I been wanting to this procedure for a while now but have not build up enough courage to do it so now I just want to feel better about my self and look amazing far I have a few doctors in mind..but doctor duran is who I want to do it but it so hard to make contact with her been trying over... READ MORE

I decided to take the plunge and couldn't be happier with the results. It took about 3 months to totally heal. The procedure was pretty seamless, nothing I didn't expect or wasn't prepared for. I feel so much better and get many compliments. I am 50. I had liposuction on my chest, flanks,... 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 3,329 patient reviews submitted on RealSelf. Learn more