Liposuction a key component of body transformation surgery, selectively removes excess fat deposits from various body areas. Suctioning out fat cells sculpts the body to have a more contoured physique, enhances body proportions, and reshapes its silhouette. Liposuction achieves transformative results, contributing to a comprehensive body transformation.

What Are My Liposuction Options?


Liposuction offers several options to address stubborn fat and sculpt the body.

  • Traditional liposuction involves the insertion of a cannula to suction out fat deposits.
  • Tumescent liposuction involves injecting a fluid to facilitate fat removal and minimize bleeding.
  • Laser-assisted liposuction uses laser energy to liquefy fat before removal.
  • Ultrasound-assisted liposuction utilizes ultrasound waves to break down fat cells.

Your surgeon will recommend the most suitable option based on your aesthetic goals and individual needs, ensuring optimal results from liposuction surgery.

Joyce Aycock MD

Liposuction and BodyTite™

Liposuction and BodyTite™ are both effective treatments for body contouring and fat removal. Liposuction involves the surgical removal of excess fat using a cannula, while BodyTite™ utilizes radiofrequency-assisted liposuction (RFAL) technology to tighten skin and remove fat simultaneously. Both procedures aim to sculpt the body and improve contours. Your surgeon will evaluate your specific goals and recommend the most suitable treatment option to achieve your desired results, ensuring a personalized approach to liposuction treatment.

Liposuction and Tummy Tuck Surgery

Liposuction and tummy tuck surgery are complementary procedures often performed to achieve optimal body contouring results. Liposuction targets stubborn fat deposits in various areas, such as the abdomen, hips, and thighs, while a tummy tuck removes excess skin and tightens the abdominal muscles. By combining these procedures, patients can achieve a slimmer waistline, smoother abdomen, and enhanced body shape. Your plastic surgeon will customize a treatment plan to address your concerns and aesthetic goals.

Joyce Aycock MD

The Benefits of Liposuction

Enhanced Body Contouring

One of the primary benefits of liposuction is its ability to sculpt and contour the body by removing stubborn fat deposits. This allows individuals to achieve smoother, more proportionate body contours, enhancing their overall appearance and boosting self-confidence.

Targeted Fat Reduction

Liposuction provides targeted fat reduction in specific areas of the body that are resistant to diet and exercise. Common target areas include the abdomen, hips, thighs, buttocks, arms, and chin. Liposuction can help individuals achieve a more balanced and harmonious physique by selectively removing excess fat.

Improved Self-Confidence

Excess fat deposits in certain body areas can negatively impact self-esteem and self-confidence. Liposuction can address these insecurities by slimming and shaping problem areas, leading to a more positive body image and improved self-confidence.

Motivation for Healthy Lifestyle Changes

Undergoing liposuction often catalyzes the adoption of healthier lifestyle habits. Patients who invest in liposuction are more likely to maintain their results by following a balanced diet and engaging in regular exercise, knowing the effort they've put into achieving their desired physique.

Relief from Physical Discomfort

In addition to aesthetic benefits, liposuction can relieve physical discomfort caused by excess fat deposits. For example, liposuction of the thighs or abdomen can alleviate chafing, skin irritation, and discomfort brought about by wearing specific clothing.

Frequently Asked Questions

Liposuction is typically performed under general anesthesia or local anesthesia with sedation. The surgeon makes small incisions in the targeted area and inserts a thin cannula tube. The cannula is then used to suction out the fat cells, contouring the area to achieve the desired results.

Good candidates for liposuction are individuals who are at or near their ideal weight but have localized areas of stubborn fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. Candidates should also have good overall health and realistic expectations about the procedure's outcome.

Liposuction can be performed on various body areas, including the abdomen, hips, thighs, buttocks, arms, back, chest, neck, and chin. It is commonly used to address love handles, saddlebags, and double chins.

The recovery period after liposuction varies from person to person but typically lasts about one to two weeks. Patients may experience swelling, bruising, and discomfort in the treated areas during this time. Most patients can resume normal activities within a few days to a week but should avoid strenuous exercise for several weeks.

The fat cells removed during liposuction are permanently gone, but it is still possible to gain weight in other areas of the body if a healthy lifestyle is not maintained. To maintain the results of liposuction, it is essential to follow a balanced diet and exercise regularly.

"Each woman has a different ideal and her own individual anatomy. I listen to you and your body to find options for beautiful and natural results. "
- Joyce Aycock, MD

Say goodbye to stubborn fat and hello to a slimmer, more sculpted physique with liposuction. Our board-certified plastic surgeon specializes in this popular body contouring procedure, helping you achieve the toned appearance you've always desired. Visit Joyce Aycock MD at 36 Steele Street Suite 200, Denver, CO 80206, or call (720) 634-7400 to discuss your options and determine whether liposuction is right for you.

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