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Liposuction improves the appearance of body areas that have concentrated amounts of visible fat. Through a vacuum-like process, the fat is removed, creating a smoother, more attractive body contour and better self image.

It can take just an hour up to several to perform this outpatient liposuction surgery. Time requirements vary quite a bit, depending on the size of the area being treated, the amount of fat being removed, and the technique being used.

Liposuction results are considered permanent, but do rely on the behavior of the patient. Healthy eating and a smart fitness plan need to be adhered to for liposuction results to last.

Recovery time

From the day of surgery until about a month afterwards, you will be instructed to wear a compression around the treated areas to assist with reduction of swelling. Patients feel comfortable returning to work about 1-2 weeks into the liposuction recovery period.After liposuction, recovery from swelling and bruising usually takes about 2-4 weeks. The body's final shape will develop over the 2-3 months following your liposuction surgery.