Plastic Surgery Colombia


Liposuction in Colombia

Liposuction is a body-sculpting procedure to remove fat that is unresponsive to dieting and exercise and is popular procedure in both men and women.  Liposuction slims and reshapes specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits, improving your body contours and proportion, and ultimately, enhancing your self-image.

Around the world liposuction is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures.  Advanced liposuction techniques allow Colombia plastic surgeons to drastically improve the shape of the body, removing unwanted fat from many parts of the body:

  • Chin and Neckline
  • Back
  • Upper Arms
  • Stomach and Waistline
  • Hips and Buttocks
  • Thighs and Knees
  • Calves and Ankles

In some cases, liposuction is performed alone, in other cases it is used in combination with other plastic surgery procedures such as a facelift, breast reduction, or a tummy tuck.

Consultation and Preparation:

There are some key concepts that can help you understand liposuction in Colombia and prepare you for your consultation. Here are a few things to keep in mind:

  • There are several different techniques for liposuction. Your surgeon will explain your options and recommend the most appropriate technique for you.
  • Candidates for liposuction should be at or near their target weight with small fat deposits that will not respond to diet or exercise
  • You can expect to miss about a week of work.
  • When performed by a qualified plastic surgeon, liposuction is safe.

Out of town patients often begin with a virtual consultation online, where they meet their plastic surgeon and discuss the desired changes they would like to make.  Goals are discussed and photographs are reviewed to develop an individual treatment plan for each patient.  The surgeon provides information on expected outcomes and any risks of the procedure(s).  Once in Colombia, patients receive a personal consultation at their chosen plastic surgery center.  The surgeon discusses all aspects of desired procedures, and performs a complete physical examination and evaluation the past medical history. This process is essential for establishing you as a candidate for liposuction in Colombia.

Your surgeon can recommend certain steps to help you achieve optimal health for your procedure, and schedules preoperative medical evaluations and tests as necessary. Surgeons also often provide access to their specialists in nutrition and exercise physiology to optimize your chances for success, and for a healthy lifestyle and more beautiful you.


Liposuction in Colombia is typically performed with a combination of general and local anesthesia.  Through tiny incisions in the skin, surgeons use surgical instruments known as cannulas to break up and remove excess pockets of fat.  During liposuction procedures, fat is selectively removed because it is more loosely attached to the body.  Artistic vision and skilled hands are necessary to sculpt beautifully.  Skilled plastic surgeons combine the art and science of liposuction to obtain consistently beautiful results.  Surgical planning and elegant techniques are able to achieve predictable outcomes, and the figure enhancements are often quite dramatic.

Liposuction results in Colombia are permanent. After puberty, we do not create new fat cells. When you gain weight, you expand the fat cells that you already have.  All types of liposuction permanently remove fat cells to improve your body's contour.  Should you gain weight after liposuction, it goes to the fat cells that remain in your body.  With advanced techniques surgeons in Colombia are able to create a shapely silhouette that is long lasting.


This procedure can be completed in just a few hours at an outpatient plastic surgery suite in Colombia.  With modern techniques, swelling and bruising during the recovery period can be minimized.  After surgery, you will need to wear a snug elastic dressing, girdle, or body stocking over the treated area for several weeks.  You will go home after the procedure and rest for at least 24 hours, after which you may gradually increase your activity as tolerated. Two or three days after your procedure you may resume non-strenuous activities.

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