Liposuction of the Abdomen

Liposuction is particularly well suited for reduction and improvement of excess fat of the abdominal area in both men and women. The ideal patients are those who exercise and have good abdominal muscles. However, no amount of exercise can reduce the genetic tendency to store fat immediately beneath the skin of the abdomen.

Liposuction can be used in both the upper and lower abdomen to achieve a flatter belly. Also, even patients who have moderate amounts of sagging skin can benefit from liposuction, which often causes an impressive amount of skin tightening. This avoids the need for an abdominoplasty or tummy tuck, which has significantly more side effects, expense, and a long recovery.