Liposuction is a procedure used to remove areas of fat. The fat is removed via a small cannula that is inserted beneath the skin, and is attached to a vacuum.

I had 2 procedures completed by Mr Khan and the team at the Candover. From the first meeting to my post operation follow up, I felt in control and informed of each step. The Candover offers a friendly, professional and go that extra mile attitude. I would highly recommend The Candover.”

There is a limit to how much fat can be safely removed during a liposuction operation. Popular areas for liposuction are stomach, thighs, buttocks and chin.

Frequently Asked Questions

What areas can I get done?

Popular areas that are treated with Liposuction include:

  • Inner and Outer Thighs
  • Chin
  • Ankles
  • Stomach
  • Arms

Liposuction is not limited to these parts, it can be done on any area of the body. Please ask for details.

Am I too big to have this procedure?

It is not a weight loss procedure, it is used for contouring.

What should I wear following the procedure?

A support garment is provided which is to be worn for 3 weeks.

When can I begin exercising?

We advise waiting 3-5 days before resuming gentle activity and 6-8 weeks before returning to normal activity and light exercise. Strenuous exercise and sport should be avoided for 8-12 weeks.

How soon after the procedure can I drive?

Generally, we advise waiting 1 week before driving to allow time for the swelling and bruising to go down.

Further information

For more detailed information regarding this procedure, please click here to read the patient information brochures written by our Cosmetic Surgeons.

Introduction to Liposuction from Mr Khan

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