Lipo Cost: Is It Worth It?

Lipo Cost: Is It Worth It?

Liposuction is a procedure used to remove excess fat from areas of the body. It has been a common procedure for years, and thousands of people choose to have the procedure achieve their dream look. It is an excellent way of toning and shaping areas such as the tummy, flanks, and thighs by removing unwanted fat cells.

There are a lot of things to consider when deciding if liposuction is the right choice for you, including recovery times and surgical risks. One major consideration that also needs to be made is cost, as this kind of treatment can become a significant investment.

In this article, we are looking into the cost of liposuction and if it is worth it.

How Much Does Liposuction Cost?

The price of liposuction can vary massively. It depends on the clinic you choose, the area being treated, the type of liposuction treatment and the amount of fat you want removed.

Prices are typically between £3,000 and £6,000 but can go up to £10,000 depending on the practitioner and the treatment.

For some people,  especially those choosing traditional liposuction, an overnight stay in hospital might be required after surgery, and this can incur an additional cost. General anaesthetic can also be an additional price on top of the surgery, as well as the anaesthetist needed for this.

Alternatively, there is a minimally invasive option known as VASER liposuction, which reduces the need for overnight hospital stays and invasive surgery.

To get an accurate cost of liposuction for your desired results, you should speak to a few clinics and compare their details.

What Is Included In The Cost Of Liposuction?

The price of liposuction often includes more than just the procedure itself. The exact inclusions will depend on the clinic and the practitioner you choose, but usually, the cost of liposuction will cover:

  • A pre-surgery medical assessment to make sure you are a suitable candidate for the treatment
  • A patient coordinator who will be dedicated as your point of contact for the treatment
  • Use of facilities in your chosen clinic
  • The liposuction procedure
  • Surgical garments must be worn during the procedure
  • Post-surgery appointments and aftercare visits as required
  • Pain relief and other medications as required
  • Fees for the surgeon and other medical professionals.

Is Liposuction Worth It?

A lot of people find themselves wondering if liposuction is worth the cost. It is an investment and can be a significant procedure. However, if the results are what you have always dreamed of, then it can be well worth it. Here are a few things to consider when deciding if liposuction is worth the cost:

Are You A Good Candidate For Liposuction?

Not everyone is suitable for liposuction, and the only way you will get the right results is if you’re the right candidate for the procedure. Anyone considering liposuction should be eating healthily, exercising regularly, and in good health in general.

Liposuction is not a method for losing weight. Instead, it should be seen as a way of removing stubborn fat that can’t be shifted through diet and exercise alone. As well as being in good health, your age plays an important role in liposuction. Again, it is important to have consultations before your treatment to ensure you know whether you’re a good candidate and if there are any age-related or personal risks involved.

Is Liposuction The Right Treatment For You?

As well as considering if you are the right candidate for liposuction, you must consider if lipo is the right treatment for you. For some people, liposuction can deliver amazing results by targeting stubborn areas of fat which can’t be eliminated through diet and exercise.

However, you must have realistic expectations of liposuction results. For example, if you have loose skin from pregnancy or weight loss, liposuction might not be the right treatment, instead, you might be better with a tummy tuck or skin tightening procedure.

Will You Maintain The Results?

Liposuction is not a quick fix to a weight problem, and as well as the procedure, there is dedication in the aftermath. No matter how talented the practitioner you choose is or the results you see immediately; you cannot expect this look to last for the long term without working to maintain a healthy weight.

If you are not likely to stick to an exercise plan or healthy eating regime, then liposuction might not be the best option for you.

Is Your Problem Area Treatable With Liposuction?

Despite what most people think, liposuction cannot be used on every area of the body. It is most commonly used on the arms, legs, torso, buttocks, breasts, jawline and flanks. These areas all contain subcutaneous fat, which sits just underneath the skin. This kind of fat can be removed using liposuction methods.

Visceral fat is another type in the body, and this cannot be treated with liposuction. Visceral fat is common around the stomach and sits around your organs.

What Are The Alternatives To Liposuction?

If you are unsure if liposuction is worth the cost or the right option for you, then you might want to consider alternative treatments. VASER Liposuction is a very popular procedure for those who don’t want to undergo the traditional lipo surgery.

It is a minimally invasive treatment with very little downtime and equally as impressive results. VASER Lipo is often a cheaper option than traditional lipo because there is no hospital stay, no general aesthetic, and far easier aftercare involved.

For most patients, VASER Liposuction can be completed in one to three hours, and many people can leave the clinic less than an hour after the treatment is complete. This helps to keep the treatment affordable, and also, because the procedure is not as invasive, it is more suitable for many candidates.

This treatment uses targeted ultrasound technology to selectively remove fat cells and recontour the body. It can be used to treat large areas such as the tummy, thighs, or flanks, or delicate areas such as the neck or jawline.

Many people who are concerned about traditional liposuction decide that VASER Lipo is a better option for them. At Hans Place, we are specialists in VASER Liposuction and offer free consultations for everyone. If you are considering liposuction and want to learn more about VASER, contact us today.


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