Depending on the complexity of the procedure and number of areas being treated, the surgery normally takes between 2-3 hours, not including time in recovery.
The results of liposuction are permanent, however if you gain weight following the procedure, you can still gain weight and size.
Liposuction can be an extensive procedure, depending on the amount of fat being removed. Depending on the areas being treated and, we recommend that people take a minimum of one to two weeks off work following the procedure (more if your job is particularly physical). Strenuous activities, heavy lifting and intense exercise should be avoided for about 6 weeks after your surgery.
Yes, Nu Cosmetic Clinic offers a number of alternatives to liposuction, depending on the results you are trying to achieve. The most popular procedures at present are VASER and Advanced Laser liposuction
Yes, you can combine this procedure with other body surgeries. You can discuss this in full at your free consultation.
Yes, you can regain weight after the procedure. We recommend that you keep to a healthy weight with plenty of exercise to maintain the effects of your surgery.
No, liposuction is not a weight loss procedure.
Essentially, liposuction can be employed on any area of the body. However, its results are best on larger areas such as the abdomen, thighs and buttocks.
Whenever skin is cut, nerves are also cut; this may result in altered sensation to the area, particularly at the incision site. All care will be taken to maintain sensation as much as possible.
You should be at a healthy weight for your height when you have surgery as this lowers risks related to anaesthetic. For the best aesthetic results, we recommend that you are at your ideal weight at the time of surgery as further weight loss or gain can change the results of your surgery.
You should check with your surgeon regarding safe timings of air travel following your surgery. Many airlines have their own protocols and you should inform your travel insurance company if you have had recent surgery.
We recommend that in the weeks after surgery, you are close to one of the locations Nu Cosmetic Clinic can refer you to in case you have any concerns, so foreign holidays may be best avoided until a few months after your procedure.
All clients must be at least 18 years of age to have surgery. We do not set an upper age limit for our procedures, suitability for surgery will be discussed at your free consultation with your surgeon.
Yes, if you are at all unsure about what your surgeon has told you, we will be more than happy to refer you for a second free consultation with another surgeon.
All of our surgeons are registered with the General Medical Council (GMC) and all relevant specialist bodies. Please feel free to ask your surgeon about his experience and qualifications at your consultation; they understand and support that this is vital information to your decision making process.
Nu Cosmetic Clinic offers referrals to a range of locations across the UK.