liposuction-recoveryLiposuction is a body contouring procedure that involves extracting certain areas of excess fat. The plastic surgeon will use a vacuum-like device to suction pockets of fat, or a large syringe, depending on the size of the targeted area.

Liposuction Costs

Cosmetic surgery liposuction is a procedure that ranges from $1,500 to $7,500. Fees will vary depending on the treated area and the amount of correction that is needed.

If tumescent liposuction is utilized in the procedure, it will be more expensive. Some targeted areas of the body may also need more than one treatment to achieve maximum results.

Liposuction Costs

Treatment Area

Costs (USD)

Cheeks, Chin, Jowls, and Neck

$2,000 to $4,000


$3,000 to $7,500


$1,500 to $5,000


$2,000 to $5,000


$1,500 to $4,000

Abdomen (Upper and Lower)

$3,000 to $7,500


$1,500 to $4,500

Inner Thighs and Knees

$2,000 to $5,000

Outer Thighs

$1,600 to $5,000

Anterior Thighs and Knees

$2,000 to $5,000


$1,600 to $5,000

Financing Options

Patients can opt to pay for liposuction cosmetic surgery using an in-house financing plan set up by the surgeon, or credit obtained from an outside financing company that has joined together with the surgeon.

Liposuction Recovery

Liposuction recovery plastic surgery involves recovering in an outpatient facility. The pain level will vary depending on the severity of the treatment. Patients usually stay on pain medication for three to fourteen days. Swelling should last two weeks to two months or more. Bruising will last anywhere from two days to two weeks.

Numbness will last several weeks. Bandages will need to be changed within one to two days after the liposuction cosmetic surgery and drainage tubes and stitches are removed within the first five to ten days.

Individuals can return to work after one to three weeks. Patients can resume exercise within two to four weeks. Final results of the operation can be viewed in about one to six months.

Liposuction recovery can be sped up if patients:

  • Take in a lot of liquids to prevent dehydration
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Wear compression garments
  • Follow all the advice of their physician

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