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Liposuction in Alicante


Plastic surgery is the specialty par excellence dedicated to reshaping or restoring harmony to body contours. The liposculpture surgical techniques most frequently used for this purpose, removing localised fat from different areas, are liposuction and abdominoplasty, either alone or in combination.

Fat can be removed from the following areas: face and neck, arms, abdomen, buttocks, trunk, hips and thighs, knees, calves and ankles.

What is liposuction?

It is one of the operations most in demand by Spaniards. About 12,000 liposuctions are performed in Spain every year. Liposuction is a surgery that suctions out fat through very fine cannulas that are inserted through small incisions. One of the most important advantages of liposuction is that several areas can be treated in the same surgical time, so that at the end of the intervention, we will achieve a slimmer silhouette and a more aesthetic body.

What about liposculpture?

Liposculpture is a more delicate and finer operation to sculpt the body. Unlike liposuction, it is for people who have a lower level of fat in their body.

What type of patients is liposuction recommended for?

People who have a relatively normal weight and who have excess localised fat in different areas of the body are the best candidates for this treatment, as they have firm, elastic skin that will recover sooner and look better after the procedure. More specifically:

  • Patients with localised fat accumulation to shape their figure.
  • Patients with diffuse fat accumulation where fat is abundant over the entire surface of the body.
  • Patients who wish to increase the volume of their body area.

This type of intervention is discouraged in:

Liposuction is not recommended for people who have:

  • Massive or morbid obesity
  • Coagulation disorders
  • Previous states of anaemia
  • Allergic reactions to anaesthetics

What are the main areas of the body that are treated with liposuction?

Both women and men come to remove fat from different areas of their bodies. Those that stand out:

  • Jowls and neck
  • Flanks and upper back
  • Abdomen
  • Buttocks
  • Calves
  • Ankles
  • Upper and lower limbs
  • Hips

Actual cases of patients undergoing liposuction

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antes y despues liposuccion

Liposuction Service Highlights

  • Surgical time: 1 to 3 hours depending on the areas to be treated.
  • Anaesthesia: Local and sedation or general depending on the areas to be treated.
  • Hospitalisation: 1 night or not required
  • Recovery: 1 to 3 days
  • Results: Immediate (Definitive after 2 months when swelling and oedema disappear).
Dr. Teresa Bernabeu is a specialist in liposuction and abdominoplasty. After the liposuction procedure, the result is a leaner and more aesthetically pleasing fat-free body.


We use local anaesthesia and sedation or general anaesthesia. It depends on the size of the liposuction.

It is generally not painful. However, stiffness-like discomfort may occur in the treated areas.

It depends on the type of procedure you have had and the size of the treated area. Normally, the patient is able to return to his or her daily routine after a few weeks. However, full recovery would take a couple of months.

It depends on the extent of the surgery. If your operation is minor, you will not need to stay overnight in hospital (you will be home in two to three hours). If it is a larger operation, you will need to stay in hospital for 24 hours.

Liposuction is a surgery to remove excess fat that accumulates in areas of the body.

Liposculpture is used to shape the patient’s body, creating a more homogeneous figure.

It should be made clear that liposuction is not a weight loss procedure. It is a surgery to remove the accumulation of fat in certain areas of the body. However, it is possible to lose a few kilos after the operation, although you should be aware that this is not the aim of the operation.

The swelling will gradually disappear. The skin will tighten over time. It is therefore advisable to have lymphatic drainage massages and wear a compression garment after the operation.

During the first few days you will be able to do some gentle walking. As a rule, after two weeks the body is ready for physical activity without it being too strenuous.

Depende del tratamiento y de la operación. However, we offer you one of the best ways to finance cosmetic surgery in Alicante:

  • From 4 months to 4 years.
  • No quantity limit.
  • Up to 12 months with no interest and no arrangement fee.
  • No need to go to a bank, we process it at the clinic itself.

If you need more information related to the intervention to eliminate fat and shape your body, make an appointment and we will answer all your questions.