What is Liposuction?

Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery procedure designed to reduce volume of stubborn body fat of various areas of the body including:

  • Abdomen
  • Thighs
  • Arms
  • Neck

Book a Consultation
Surgery Time

1 - 3 hours

Time Off

2 to 4 weeks



Full Recovery

6 weeks

Benefits of Liposuction Surgery

Liposuctions is not a solution to losing weight. It is, however, a solution to removing stubborn fat that cannot be shifted through dieting and exercise.

The benefits to liposuction surgery are:

  • Improved health and wellbeing
  • Permanent loss of body fat
  • Sculpted results
  • Help remove fatty tumours and enlarged male breasts
  • Improve appearance

Improved health

Say goodbye to unwanted fat

Improved Self Esteem

Regain your confidence

If Liposuction Surgery sounds like the perfect procedure for you and you would like to find out more, please feel free to contact us below for a consultation with James Wokes

Book a Consultation

Frequently Asked Questions

Deciding to undergo liposuction can be a big decision. Please read our frequently asked questions to give you peace of mind over any concerns.

Liposuction is designed to remove excess fat from the body using a long cannula. Small incisions are made for the cannula to be directed into the area where fat removal is required. Common sights include the abdomen, flanks, thigh, arms and neck. The harvested fat can be transferred to other areas of the body such as the breasts or buttocks to add natural volume. Mr Wokes can discuss this with you if requested.

It is usually possible to remove the desired volume of fat in one operation but on occasions more than one liposuction treatment is needed. Safety is paramount and Mr Wokes will guide you in terms of what can be realistically achieved with liposuction.

Most cases are day cases and recovery is straightforward. It can take 4-6 weeks to begin feeling comfortable and resume all normal activities. Finals results following liposuction become clear at 6 months once all the swelling and minor contour irregularities settle down.

If you are planning on having multiple liposuction procedures it is advised to wait a minimum of 6 weeks before having further liposuction however, it may take a few months to see the desired results before proceeding

There are some non-surgical techniques that can help reduce fat with zero downtime including Coolsculpting. It is important to remember non-surgical techniques will not give the same results as liposuction as it is a surgical procedure involving the removal of fat however, non-surgical solutions such as Coolsculpting which will freeze stubborn fat.

Liposuction is safe if performed correctly. It is important that you choose a fully qualified surgeon, such as Mr Wokes, who can help you achieve the results you are looking for.

With all surgical procedures there are risks. Most common associated with liposuction include swelling, bruising and contour irregularities. Mr Wokes will inform you of the specific risks and aftercare instructions that are important to follow for optimal results.

You should always check your cosmetic surgeon is registered and has the right to practice before deciding. You can check your surgeon is registered through the general medical council. You can also find out more information about cosmetic procedures through BAPRAS and BAAPS