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Before and after hip liposuction
Before and after hip liposuction
Hips and outer thighs before and after liposuction
Hips and outer thighs before and after liposuction
Hips before and after liposculpture
Hips before and after liposculpture

Liposuction to Hips

Prominent hips often referred to as "muffins" can be reduced with liposculpture and you can be back at work in 3 days.

The hips in many women can make the body outline appear quite squarish and in some cases can make it seem as though you have no waist at all. Dresses tend to hang off the top of the hips and they can be much more difficult to hide under clothing than even the large saddlebags on the outer thigh. The so called muffins often bulge over the top of low cut jeans.

In older women liposculpture of the hips are often combined with removing fat from below the bra strap area to improve the waist.  This is a difficult area to completely correct as the skin has often been stretched by the bra strap over many years.

More genuine before and after photo's of liposuction of the hips can be viewed in our before & after image gallery.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is a candidiate for hip liposuction?

Any women with fullness over the hip or any degree of squareness when looking in the mirror or when viewed from behind. If clothes tend to sit over the hips or ride up over this area, then liposculpture will be of help as well.

Is it permanent?

Yes, the reduction in the hips is permanent. The results are seen the following day and there is seldom much bruising at all in this area.

Are there any scars?

There are generally 3 small 2mm wide access points to treat each hip. These are not sutured after the procedure and essentially are invisible after a couple of weeks.

What support garments are required?

A special compression garment is worn for 3 days after the procedure.

What other areas are treated at the same time?

The waist and abdomen are often treated at the same session to give a balanced overall result and the most significant improvement to the torso, though liposculpture to the hips alone is not uncommonly performed.

How long does the procedure take?

Most hip reduction procedures take from about 2 hours.

How much time will I need off?

In general you should plan on taking a day off work. It would be about 2-3 weeks before normal gym activities or jogging should be restarted.

And the cost of hip liposuction?

The cost of this procedure varies according to the areas that require treatment and whether the area is treated alone or in conjunction with other areas. (This is most common.) For an accurate costing, please click the Make an Appointment button or make an appointment by phoning Palm Clinic on (09) 522 8128.


My confidence and youth is back!

After having put on alot of weight in my pregnancies I was left with a bad "muffin top" and a large amount of excess fat on my hips which I could not shift with either weight loss or exercise. All clothes which I bought were always a size to two sizes bigger than what I actually needed to try and disguise the fat around my stomach and hips and I had taken to wearing a tight lycra singlet everyday to try to hide the rolls.

After I came to see John and spoke to him about having liposuction on both my abdomen and hips I was very excited at the thought of being able to have my pre-children figure back and being able to finally buy clothes that fitted me properly!

Now here I am 5 months later and I feel fantastic and the results are even better than I could have imagined!

The team at the Palm Clinic were friendly and professional and I felt confident every step of the way. A huge thank you to John and the Palm Clinic team for giving me back my confidence and youth!!!


Tummy and hips Liposuction

I had liposculpture on my abdomen and hips earlier this year and the results were truly amazing. They say that the truth is in the pudding, in my case it was with my clothes. I was a size 14 - 16 and now I am a size 10 - 12 and I am really enjoying purchasing my new clothes for the new me. John Barrett and his team were absolutely wonderful too."