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Also known as Suction-Assisted Lipectomy, this technique allows the definite removal of localized fat deposits, which generally does not respond to an appropriate diet and physical activity. Body areas suitable for this proceedure include the; chin, neck, cheeks, arms, abdomen, buttocks, hips and thighs.

Since the number of fat cells are genetically determine and they cannot multiply, the aspirated tissue will not return, however the remaining fat will respond to the usual metabolism of the patient.
If you're seeking a secure, reliable, and effective way of eliminating stubborn fat, Liposuction is the answer. With the latest technological advances, this procedure can help you achieve the perfect figure you’ve always wanted. Read through this article to learn about the top reasons to have Liposuction, and more.

before and after.

before and after.

What is Liposuction and how is it performed

Liposuction, is an effective method for removing fat from specific areas of the body. The procedure involves making small incisions in hidden areas and using a specially designed cannula to suction out the fat tissue. The length of the procedure can vary from some minutes to a couple of hours, depending on the size and number of areas being treated. To ensure patient comfort, a personalized anesthesia is used for the surgery. Liposuction allows the radical and definitive removal of localised fat. Its best indication is the removal of those locations impossible to modify despite a good diet and  regular physical exercise. On the other hand, liposuction does not constitute a method to become thinner and its goal is not to control the patient’s weight nor act as  a treatment of obesity.  
Liposuction (developed in 1977 for Yves-Gerard ILLOUZ), consists of the aspiration of fat through very thin tubes inserted through small incisions. The tube is connected to a pump producing negative pressure, allowing a uniform suction. Fat cells do not have the faculty to multiply, thus the result is definitive. In practice, liposuction can be applied to a great number of areas of the body: the “love handles”, hips, the abdomen, thighs, knees, calves, ankles and arms. Its technical improvements also have made it possible to extend its action to the level of the face and the neck (double chin, oval of the face).

Why has Liposuction?

This procedure removes body fat in the hips, neck, arms, tummy, loins, thighs, inner side of the knees, ankles, hips, and buttocks.

The most common reasons why people choose to have Liposuction are:

  • Achieve a desired body shape and regain confidence

Most of the people have areas of fat that won’t go away no matter how much exercise or dieting they do. Liposuction is an excellent option in that case. The procedure can help them achieve the body shape they desire. At the end, this plays an important phsycological role helping the individuals feel better with their “new” body, starting again to do all the things they always liked but stopped to do because of the body fat itself.

  • Reduce Cellulite

Cellulite is caused by excess fat deposits beneath the skin, making it appear dimpled or lumpy. Liposuction can help reduce cellulite and leave you with smoother skin.

  • Improve Skin Elasticity

Liposuction is also beneficial because it can improve, by stimulating collagen production, skin elasticity in certain areas with large amounts of fat. This helps to give the area more definition and tone, as well as reduce wrinkles and sagging.

Types Of Micro Lipo / Lipo & Methods of Treatment.


During an appointment with Dr Xavier Tenorio, specialist in Plastic & Aesthetic Surgery, a full evaluation and careful examination will be performed. The motivations and the requests of the patient will be analysed and an attentive study of the localized fat deposits and its relationship with the rest of the body will be done. The fees of this first consultation will be completely refunded by deducting them from the surgical fees.


Lipostructure is usually carried out under local anaesthesia sometimes associated to sedation. General anaesthesia can also be used in some cases. The choice between these various techniques will result from the discussion between you, the surgeon and the anaesthetist.


The incisions are very small (about 3 or 4 millimetres) and discrete, since they are generally hidden in a natural folds. Fat is aspirated using tubes of different diameter that create an even network of tunnels which respect the vessels and the nerves.

The quantity of fat to be aspirated is adapted to the quality of the overlying skin and  constitutes one of the main factors determining the quality of the result. A modelling bandage is then made with elastic bands or a panty.
The surgery may take from one to two hours. Pain is not very significant and generally well tolerated. Swelling (oedema) and bruises appear during the 48 hours following the surgery and will be reabsorbed in 5 to 15 days . Thus, physical recovery is usually fast because of the light and superficial character of the intervention. It is advisable not to expose the operated areas to the direct sun or U.V for at least 4 weeks. The final result can be observed within 3 to 6 months after the surgery.
The depressions in rule are filled and the volume is restored. The evolution of the result will adapt to the natural continuation of the ageing process. IMPERFECTIONS AND COMPLICATIONS In general, we have observed that correctly administered lipostructure results in excellent patient satisfaction.
Certain minor imperfection (not real complications) are rare but may be present. These include: Localized hypo-correction, light asymmetry and irregularities. They all can be corrected by a complementary treatment. 

Main risks and complications of liposuctions


Like all surgeries, liposuction could have some risks, but this intervention is one of the safest procedures if it is done by the best specialist. There are still some risks associated with the procedure :


Due to the comprehensive nature of the procedure, there may be some bleeding and swelling. This can be easily managed by applying pressure to the affected area or a bandage.


This may be due to nerve damage caused by the cannula during Liposuction. Although this will usually subside after a few weeks, it is essential to be aware of this risk so that you can take appropriate precautions if necessary.


The incisions made for Liposuction are small, but they still carry a risk of infection.


As with any surgical procedure, there is always a risk of scarring. However, these small scars are usually minimal and can be easily concealed by clothing.

Liposuction in Geneva

If you’re considering Liposuction in Geneva, it is essential to ensure that a qualified and experienced surgeon carries out the procedure. Aesthetics Clinic is a highly accredited clinic that offers a wide range of experienced surgeons specializing in aesthetic procedures who can ensure safety while aiming to the best possible results.

So, if you’re looking for a safe, effective, and reliable way to achieve your desired body shape, Aesthetics Liposuction Clinic in Geneva could be the perfect solution for you.

Wrapping Up

In conclusion, liposuction is an effective way to remove stubborn fat from specific areas of your body and achieve the desired shape you’ve always wanted, and Geneva is the perfect place to go. Make sure to find a qualified and experienced surgeon for the best possible safe and reliable results.


Time of work

It should be noted that the time necessary to recover from a liposuction is proportional to the quantity of extracted fat. Bruises and swelling appear on the level of the treated areas. The pain is variable, but in general not significant, thanks to the use of very fine tubes

The results

The final result will be visible only six months after the surgery. The liposuction allows definitively removal of located overloads of fat, while involving an appreciable retraction of the skin.

Type of Anaesthesia and Hospitalisation 

A liposuction can be carried out under general, regional or local anaesthesia deepened by sedatives. The choice between these different techniques will result from a discussion between you, the surgeon and the anaesthetist.
Hospitalization: The post-operative time required to remain in the clinic depends on the amount of fat that has been removed ranging from few hours to one or two nights.

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