Liposuction in India

Liposuction or lipoplasty is a surgical treatment of fat removal from different parts of the body like arms, abdomen, buttock, hips, thighs, and neck. Liposuction uses method of suction to remove fat from the body and also helps to shape these areas. For suction, doctor insert a hollow instrument, also called as cannula in the desired area of the body to suck the fat.

For weight loss doctors will not do liposuction directly. If you are overweight then doctors will first recommend you to lose your weight through diet, exercise or through bariatric procedure like gastric bypass surgery. Once your weight will be in the recommended range for liposuction then only doctors will do liposuction surgery.

You can go for the liposuction surgery only if you have too much body fat in specific area with a stable body weight. If your body weight is not stable, then doing liposuction will not give you a desired result in long run. Chances are that you will again gain the weight.

When To Go For Liposuction Surgery

Doctors recommend liposuction surgery to remove fat from any specific area of the body when dieting and exercising is not helping. Some body parts like abdomen, upper arms, chest and back, buttocks, calves and ankles, hips and thighs, chin and neck give slow response to the exercise and dieting. For breast reduction or treatment of gynecomastia, liposuction can also be used.

For liposuction surgery, it is very important that you must be in a good health condition. Bad health condition may complicate the surgery. If your health condition is not good and you want to check whether you can go for the liposuction surgery or not, you must consult with the doctor and go through the whole-body check-up and then discuss with the doctor. Based on the test results, doctor might suggest you some medication and then after they can recommend for the liposuction surgery.

Risk With Liposuction Surgery

Liposuction surgery is very safe surgery however, some risks are involved after the liposuction surgery is done.

Some of the possible complications are -

  • Just after surgery bleeding and a reaction to anesthesia is possible.
  • Due to poor skin elasticity, or uneven fat removal, or unusual healing your skin might looks bumpy or wavy.
  • Under the skin temporary fluids can accumulate which needs to be drained with the help of doctor.
  • Skin infections are rare but possible. For this doctor will give you some medicine which need to be taken regularly until it heals completely.
  • Temporary irritation and numbness are possible.

After The Surgery

Once surgery is done you can expect some pain, swelling and surgery mark. Your doctor well put you on medication to control the pain and to reduce the risk of infection. Doctor will also keep your incisions open and place temporary drains for fluid drainage.

Doctor will recommend you to wear tight clothes which will help to reduce swelling. It will take around few weeks to go back to your normal routine and resume your daily activities. It is very important that you maintain your weight to keep the result of liposuction long lasting. If you gain weight after liposuction, your fat distribution may change.

Liposuction Cost in India

Cost of liposuction depends on various things like Which hospital you choose, location of liposuction, surface area of the treatment and number of days required to stay in the hospital

In general, liposuction surgery cost starts from $2500 USD and goes up depending upon above mentioned.

Best Doctors For Liposuction In India View All Arrow

Dr. Ashish Sabharwal

Senior Consultant in Urology / Andrology and Robotic Surgery


Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Delhi

20+ years

Dr. Ashish Sabharwal

Senior Consultant in Urology / Andrology and Robotic Surgery


Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Delhi

20+ years

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