The limits for fat removal such as liposuction or a Brazilian butt lift is four liters in the State of Florida. This is determined based on studies that they have done, which show that from a safety stand point, anything in excess of four liters puts the patient in jeopardy of having serious complications. Obviously my concern is for my patients' well-being, so I won't exceed that limit.

How Much Fat Can Be Removed With Liposuction?

Dr. Mel Ortega discusses the limit of how much fat can be removed in one liposuction procedure for safety and legal reasons.