Which Problem Areas Can Liposuction Treat?

During liposuction, a thin tube called a cannula is placed beneath the patient’s skin in their identified problem area to remove unwanted or stubborn body fat by the use of suction. One of the most incredible benefits of this procedure is that it can be done on several parts of the body, depending on the specific improvement you are looking for. 

Here are a few of those areas that you can expect to enhance with liposuction:

Where Can Liposuction Be Performed?


When it comes to the stomach area, liposuction is ideal for reducing localized pockets of fat. Another procedure, such as the tummy tuck, is also effective for this area; however, it requires more extensive surgery. A tummy tuck is an excellent procedure if you’re bothered by excess skin in that area of your body. However, liposuction may be the better choice if you only have a few localized areas of fat around your abdomen that you want to get rid of.


Both the size and contour of your buttocks may benefit significantly from liposuction. The outcomes are usually favorable, achieving improved smoothness and a more symmetrical look.

Calves & Ankles

Lipo for the lower legs is not a weight-loss solution, but it does help get rid of stubborn fat and define the legs from the calves to the ankles, giving the impression of a more refined and slender leg shape.

Chest & Back

Liposuction may be an effective chest reduction and enhancement treatment if the area is composed mostly of fatty tissue. The incisions are quite small and discreet, and after a short time, they are hardly noticeable.

When it comes to getting rid of stubborn fat in the upper or lower back, lipo is the best and, sometimes, the only option. The results of lipo on the back often produce the most significant results for many individuals.

Chin & Neck

Liposuction of the chin is a straightforward procedure with little risk of any side effects. By eliminating the stubborn fat deposits under the chin, it can achieve permanent results.

In addition, liposuction of the neck may remove unwanted fat from the jawline and neck with the goal of creating a slimmer, more contoured profile.

Schedule a Liposuction Consultation in Draper, UT

In addition to the areas mentioned above, liposuction is also effective at eliminating stubborn fat from the thighs, hips, and upper arms. To see if this procedure is right for you, speak to Dr. Paul Watterson at Watterson Plastic Surgery in Draper, UT.

Dr. Watterson’s calm demeanor and kind smile put patients at ease, and he has earned praise as a master technician and dedicated surgeon throughout his education and career for almost three decades.

Schedule an appointment with Watterson Plastic Surgery today by calling (801) 571-2020.

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