How much does a liposuction cost? A standard liposuction surgery can cost a person around $1000 or more and up to $8,000 or more depending on the plastic surgeon performing the operation and the liposuction type or technique utilized. The cost of liposuction can usually be grouped into two mainly the surgical cost and the non-surgical cost.
The surgical cost include the professional fees of the cosmetic surgeon, the fees for the use of the operating room, the medication and rental fees for equipment used during surgery and everything else that is used during the liposuction surgery itself. The other fees are for the pre-operation and post operation stuff like the elastic compression garment, gauzes, bandages and even post operation medicine like antibiotics and painkillers. All of these sums up to answer the question frequently asked by would be liposuction patients, how much does a liposuction cost?
Now there are various methods and or techniques used in modern day liposuction, since back in the 1970’s and the 1980’s liposuction surgery was pretty straightforward and as the name suggested it was really just physically removing fat deposits from pre-determined problem areas of a persons’ body and removing it by inserting through incisions stainless tubes referred to as cannulas to suction out the lipo or fat, that’s why it’s called liposuction. If you and your cosmetic surgeon agree or prefer to use the more advance techniques how much does a liposuction cost you then? Well, again it depends again on the amount of time and effort a surgeon would have to use to complete the treatment and of course if the technique or method is quite a novelty then you’d have to definitely pay more, the less plastic surgeons practicing or utilizing the technology or innovation the more expensive it is usually, take laser assisted liposuction and its newer versions like Smartlipotm and Slim Lipo both are variations of laser liposuction and can cost you around $3,000 to $4,000 USD per treatment.
The newer methods and techniques like laser liposuction and ultrasonic liposuction may considerably cost more at first but they definitely can give you back your moneys’ worth in terms of less or virtually no pain felt during and after the liposuction treatment, significantly reduced swelling and bruising and a recovery period that is basically unnoticeable with some patients literally walking out the door and resuming their normal pace of life within minutes after surgery. How much does a liposuction cost? It depends on the factors mentioned above and how resolute and ready you are to commit to liposuction for a better more confident you.