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What Is Male Liposuction?

When it comes to Liposuction procedure, there isn’t a difference whether you are a female or a male; the fat cells can be removed. Liposuction is a procedure can help remove fat appearance that is holding them back from looking more youthful. After constant exercising and eating healthy, the stubborn fat can become more and more resistant to both diet and exercise; the best way to get rid of it is to physically remove the fat cells.

Liposuction procedure is often combined with other cosmetic procedures which are a great option for men that are interested in body sculpting appearance which includes a more toned, slimmer, fit, athletic and achieve a trim, masculine look once the unwanted areas of fat are removed.

Dr. Eric Payne, our board-certified plastic surgeon is proficient with liposuction techniques. Dr. Payne will design a unique treatment plan and discuss the risk and benefits of the procedure at your initial consultation. Liposuction procedure can be done on its own, or in combination with other procedures, such as fat grafting or skin tightening to get the body you’ve been dreaming of.

How Does Liposuction Work?

Liposuction is performed under local anesthesia or general anesthesia in an outpatient facility. In other times, a light sedation may be used. During the liposuction procedure, small incisions are made then tiny cannulas are inserted in order to access the areas of stubborn fat in the area being treated. The fat is then suctioned through the cannula and removed. This cosmetic procedure can be performed on a variety of different areas of your body. After the procedure, most patients are able to return back to normal daily activity with minimal to no downtime.

Am I a Good Candidate for Liposuction?

The best candidate for male liposuction are men in who have realistic expectations, do not smoke, have good skin elasticity and are in overall good health by maintaining a healthy diet and exercising. Weight loss before your liposuction procedure is helpful to ensure you are at an ideal weight. If you are feeling lack of self-esteem because of the excess fat you have been trying to get rid of, this is the cosmetic procedure for you.

Which Body Areas Can Be Treated with Liposuction?

Lipo is a body contouring procedure that can treat various areas of the body. Common areas to treat for our male patients to get rid of the stubborn fat deposits are:

  • Upper Arms
  • Upper/Lower Abdomen
  • Back
  • Neck
  • Flanks
  • Love Handles/Midsection (waist/hips)
  • Chin
  • Upper arms
  • Inner/outer thighs

How Long is the Recovery Time for this Plastic Surgery Procedure?

Recovery time can vary depending on the number of areas treated at a time. Awake Liposuction recovery time is much shorter when compared to traditional liposuction. There is typically minimal to no downtime after your cosmetic surgery procedure. You will be in compression garments and you can experience swelling and edema for the first couple of weeks after surgery. Recovery time is about 2-3 weeks, but most patients will see full results within 2– 3 months.

What Should I Expect After my Lipo Procedure?

After your liposuction procedure you will have some bruising and swelling in the treatment areas which is normal. It’s important to understand that exercising and eating healthy is a must to maintain good and longer lasting results.

Can Lipo Treat Gynecomastia (Enlarged Male Breast)?

Liposuction surgical procedure may treat gynecomastia if the primary cause is excess fat in the breast tissue with other male breast reduction techniques including correction of excess glandular tissue development.

Why Should I Consider Male Liposuction?

Male liposuction is becoming very popular now a day. Liposuction can help improve your overall appearance, give you a more youthful look, and boost your self-esteem. Not only liposuction can help reduce unwanted fat but it can also help improve your overall health. Excess weight can lead to variety of different health problems such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes and arthritis.

Some of the benefits of male liposuction are:

How Much Does Male Liposuction Cost?

Every person is different, so price varies based on what area is being treated, and how much fat is to be removed. Typically the surgery will cost around $4,000-$8,000 including anesthesia and other fees. The quality of the surgeon is also a factor in cost, and a board certified plastic surgeon is always the best option. During your initial consultation appointment, you will be provided with an estimate based off of your treatment plan.

Schedule a Consultation

Contact Texas Liposuction Specialty Clinic in Houston today to schedule a consultation for your Liposuction with Dr. Payne.