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Liposuction, a highly sought-after cosmetic procedure, focuses on removing unwanted fat from specific body parts, thereby sculpting and enhancing your overall silhouette. At St John & Elizabeth Hospital, our skilled surgeons utilise the latest techniques to ensure safe, effective, and tailored outcomes, aligned with your aesthetic goals.

Also known as: body contouring, fat removal surgery

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Everything You Need to Know

Liposuction is ideal for targeting stubborn fat deposits that resist diet and exercise efforts, such as those in the abdomen, thighs, buttocks, and arms. Our approach integrates state-of-the-art technology with a deep understanding of body aesthetics to achieve results that compliment your body’s natural contours. Prioritising your safety and satisfaction, we provide a seamless experience from consultation through recovery.

Before Surgery

Initial Consultation

Your journey begins with a comprehensive discussion with one of our cosmetic surgeons, focusing on your aspirations and concerns. This conversation lays the groundwork for a bespoke treatment plan designed around your unique needs.

Diagnostic Assessments

To ensure liposuction is suitable for you, we conduct thorough health evaluations, including physical exams and possibly imaging studies, to assess the target areas and your overall health.

Preparing for Your Treatment

Preparation is key to a successful liposuction procedure. We will guide you on how to ready yourself, advising on everything from pre-surgery nutrition to cessation of certain medications, ensuring you are fully prepared for your transformation.

During Surgery

Liposuction at St John & Elizabeth Hospital is performed under general anaesthesia, ensuring comfort throughout the procedure. Our surgeons meticulously remove fat through small incisions, employing techniques that minimise recovery time and maximise aesthetic outcomes.

Care and Comfort

Ensuring your comfort and safety during the procedure is our utmost priority. Our state-of-the-art operating rooms and expert anaesthetic team are dedicated to providing a secure, sterile environment for your surgery.

Technique and Precision

Our surgeons use advanced liposuction techniques that not only remove unwanted fat but also contour the body to enhance your natural shape, ensuring results are harmonious and satisfying.

After Surgery

Recovery and aftercare are crucial for achieving the best outcomes from your liposuction procedure. We offer comprehensive post-operative support, including:

  • Personalised recovery plans to ensure a smooth, comfortable healing process
  • Follow-up appointments to monitor your progress and address any concerns
  • Advice on maintaining your results through lifestyle adjustments and care routines

Appointment and Treatment Plan


Initial Consultation

Meet with our cosmetic surgery team to discuss your body contouring goals and explore your suitability for liposuction.


Personalised Treatment Plan

Receive a custom-tailored plan, outlining the specific areas for fat removal and the anticipated outcomes.


Pre-Op Assessment

Undergo a detailed health assessment to ensure you’re fully prepared for the procedure.


The Procedure

Experience the transformative effects of liposuction, performed by our expert surgeons.


Aftercare and Recovery

Benefit from our dedicated aftercare support, helping you to recover swiftly and smoothly while ensuring optimal results.

Top Tips

  • Adhere closely to your pre- and post-operative instructions to ensure the best possible outcomes.
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle post-procedure to preserve and enhance your results.
  • Stay hydrated and follow a balanced diet during your recovery to support healing.
  • Keep all scheduled follow-up appointments with your surgeon to monitor your progress and recovery.