Liposuction or liposculpture is one of the most commonly performed plastic surgery operations in Australia. It is the process of removing unwanted deposits of fatty tissue from virtually any area. Liposuction relies on the elasticity of the skin to retract and “take up” the space occupied by fat. It is therefore best suited to people with firm, elastic skin. The younger you are, the higher the chances that liposculpture will be the appropriate method of body contouring. Liposuction (liposculpture) is best reserved for contouring rather than for weight or body size reduction but when used appropriately, it can give excellent improvement in the shape of the abdomen, arms, legs, thighs, buttocks, knees as well as ankles.

Abdominal bulges and love handles can be reduced or even flattened out. “Saddlebags” in the outer thighs can be reduced to create an elegant curve from the waist to the high. Upper buttocks can be contoured.