What Areas Can Be Treated by Liposuction?

September 01, 2021

Liposuction is a very safe and quick method for toning specific areas of your body. It should be considered as a way to assist with your aesthetic goals that can’t be achieved through an exercise routine and healthy diet, that targets the spots on your body that seem unaffected by both.

Liposuction is a common procedure performed by the experts at Melbourne's Me Clinic, who perform a range of liposuction variations for the procedure all over the body. In this post, we will discuss the areas of the body that liposuction can be performed on, along with the various types of liposuction options that are available.

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The areas that can be treated by liposuction

When you gain weight, your fat cells will increase in size. Liposuction is a way to reduce the number of fat cells and allows for contour changes to the body, that can be permanent, if a healthy diet and exercise is maintained. Liposuction can be performed on the following areas:

  • Abdomen
  • Upper arms
  • Buttocks
  • Calves and ankles
  • Back
  • Knees
  • Mons Pubis
  • Chest and back
  • Hips and thighs
  • Chin and neck
  • Breast reduction (including gynaecomastia

This 35 year old who was unhappy with the shape of her inner and outer thighs and abdomen.


Liposuction was performed in Melbourne focussing on her abdomen, outer thighs (saddle bags) and inner thighs to produce a natural, more pleasing and contoured shape.

Liposuction is a common procedure performed by the experts at Melbourne's Me Clinic who perform a range of liposuction variations all over the body.

The cost associated with different areas of the body

There is no unique standard pricing option, as everyone's requirements can vary; however, the cost of liposuction will start from $3500. Packages are available for multiple treatment areas altering the price to something similar to the following:

  • One area of the body: $3500 to $6000
  • Two areas of the body: $6,500 to $10,000
  • Three areas or more of the body: $11,000 upwards

The area that is undergoing liposuction will also impact the price, for example, the following starting points:

  • Chin and neck: $4,700
  • Abdomen: $6,500
  • Inner and outer thighs: $7,900

The various types of liposuction

Liposuction can be performed in a number of ways. The following are the primary types of liposuction procedures:

  • Tumescent liposuction
    One of the most common types, this process involves the injection of a medicated solution, after which the fat is removed. The solution is a mixture of a local anesthetic, adrenaline, and bicarbonate. This numbs the area, reduces the loss of blood, and makes it easier to remove the fat.
  • Ultrasound-assisted liposuction (UAL)
    Ultrasonic vibrations liquefy the fat cells below the surface of the skin. This is more commonly used when dense, fibrous areas such as the upper back are being worked on.
  • Laser-assisted liposuction (LAL)
    Laser energy liquefies the fat cells then vacuums them out or drains them through small tubes. This process is most suitable for confined areas such as the chin, jowls, and face. The process also stimulates collagen production, preventing sagging and maintaining skin structure.


Liposuction can significantly improve your appearance and self-confidence.

Want to know more about the liposuction procedure?

If there are stubborn pockets of fat in various areas of your body that are causing you to feel less confident or comfortable with, liposuction may help. While not a weight-loss technique, this process can work in tandem with a healthy lifestyle to create your desired appearance.

Begin the process by booking a consultation with the expert team at Me Clinic. We will assess your current situation and determine which liposuction procedure will suit your needs and goals.

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