Liposuction is a procedure performed to remove excess fat deposits that wont respond to diet or exercise. Using a small tube and a vacuum machine, resistant fat deposits are removed, leaving you with a naturally beautiful contour to your body. Liposuction can be performed during other procedures, such as abdominoplasty. Common areas treated include the abdomen, waist and hips, lower back, thighs, knees, buttocks, arms, chin and neck.

Nights in hospital: at least 1

Duration of procedure: 2-3 hours

Recommended days in Phuket: 5-7 days

Post-operative care: it is important to follow your surgeons instructions following your procedure. Bruising, swelling and discomfort may be evident, it is important to wear your garment if required and take any prescribed medications. Patients usually return to work and normal daily activities after 10-14 days.