Cosmetic Procedures

Liposuction

Procedure
Improve body shape by permanently removing exercise-resistant fat deposits with a tube and vacuum device. Can be performed on most parts of the body. The surgeon may use additional technology such as ultrasound or laser to more easily remove the fat.
Length
1 to 2 hours or more.
Anesthesia
Local, epidural, or general.
In / OutPatient
Usually outpatient. Extensive procedures may require short inpatient stay.
Side Effects
Temporary bruising, swelling, numbness, soreness, burning sensation. Temporary fluid drainage from incision sites.
Risks
Asymmetry. Rippling or bagginess of skin. Pigmentation changes. Skin injury. Fluid retention. Excessive fluid loss leading to shock. Infection.
Recovery
Back to work 1 to 2 weeks. More strenuous activity: 2 to 4 weeks. Full recovery from swelling and bruising: 1 to 5 months or more.
Duration
Permanent, with sensible diet and exercise.

Doctors performing this procedure: Liposuction in Australia

  Location Name Contact
  NSW, Liverpool Dr. Bright, Ralph FFMACCS 02 9824 3044
  NSW, Castle Hill Dr. Feiner, Ronald FFMACCS 02 9894 1180    Website
  NSW, Bondi Junction Dr. Feldman, Joni FFMACCS 0412 027 730    Website
  NSW, Port Macquarie Dr. Fleming, Daniel FACCS 1800 682 220
  NSW, Crows Nest Dr. Heckenberg, Meaghan FFMACCS 02 9906 1555    Website
  NSW, Double Bay Dr. Hodgkinson, Darryl FACCS 02 9362 7400
  NSW, North Parramatta / Neutral Bay Dr. Lim, Soo-Keat FFMACCS 02 9890 2300, 02 9904 9900
  NSW, Sydney City Dr. Mayson, George FACCS 02 9267 3322 / 1300 050 140    Website
  NSW, Bondi Junction Dr. Moore, Colin FACCS 0414 251 234    Website
  NSW, Mosman / Surry Hills / Kogarah Dr. Nair, Sarojini FFMACCS 02 9310 4100
  NSW, Campbelltown Dr. Prochazka, Tony FFMACCS 1300 666 946    Website
  NSW, Campbelltown Dr. Prochazka, Tony FFMACCS 1300 666 946    Website
  NSW, Double Bay Dr. Rastogi, Anoop FACCS 02 9362 1426
  NSW, Double Bay Dr. Rastogi, Anoop FACCS 02 9362 1426
  NSW, Surry Hills Dr. Roberts-Szudzinski, Andrew (semi retired) FACCS 02 9357 7333
  NSW, Matraville Dr. Schwartz, Jerry FACCS 02 8347 4488
  NSW, Coogee Dr. Ting, Jack FACCS 02 9665 3247
  NSW, Korarah Dr. Xu, Zhen FFMACCS 02 9587 3700    Website
  NSW, Kogarah Dr. Zurek, Longin FACCS 02 9553 6237
  QLD, Minyama, Gympie Dr. Bambit, Jayne FACCS 07 5452 5222
  QLD, Windsor Dr. Chen, James FFMACCS 07 3857 6188
  NSW, Port Macquarie Dr. Fleming, Daniel FACCS 1800 682 220
  QLD, Southport Dr. Flynn, John FACCS 1300 88 1388    Website
  NSW, Sydney City Dr. Mayson, George FACCS 02 9267 3322 / 1300 050 140    Website
  SA, Parkside Dr. Higgs, Michael FACCS 08 8357 0300
  SA, North Adelaide Dr. Kerry, George FFMACCS 08 8367 0111
  SA, Norwood Dr. Marzola, Mario FFMACCS 08 8333 0333
  QLD, Minyama, Gympie Dr. Bambit, Jayne FACCS 07 5452 5222
  NSW, Bondi Junction Dr. Feldman, Joni FFMACCS 0412 027 730    Website
  VIC, Malvern East Dr. Granot, Ashley FFMACCS 03 9569 3511    Website
  VIC, Malvern / Glen Waverly Dr. Lanzer, Daniel FACCS 03 9826 6644, 03 9561 9100
  NSW, Sydney City Dr. Mayson, George FACCS 02 9267 3322 / 1300 050 140    Website
  VIC, Armadale Dr. Rich, Michael FACCS 03 9500 1110
  WA, Subiaco Dr. Elfis, Katina FFMACCS 08 9388 8121
  NSW, Bondi Junction Dr. Feldman, Joni FFMACCS 0412 027 730    Website
  WA, Nedlands Dr. Murray, Glenn FFMACCS 08 9389 9099
  WA, Joondalup Dr. Xaftellis, Argie FFMACCS 08 9301 4244

Doctors performing this procedure: Liposuction outside of Australia

  Location Name Contact
  Hong Kong, Hong Kong Dr. To, Chun Fung FACCS 852 2380 5519
  New Zealand, Whangarei Dr. Chapman-Smith, Peter FFMACCS 64 9 438 6767
  New Zealand, Wellington Dr. Poczwa, Henryk FFMACCS 64 939 1353