Liposuction of the Abdomen for Men

Men often request liposuction for their abdomen.

Liposuction to the male abdomen
Liposuction to the male abdomen.

Most of the time that is appropriate but for men with a so called "beer pot" where the abdomen is very distended but hard, this is due to fat around the abdominal organs and this type of tummy is not suitable for liposuction.

love handles have been treated with liposculpture
The love handles have been treated with liposculpture at Palm Clinic which gives the male body a more chiselled athletic look.

If you can squeeze the fat between your fingers you should be suitable for liposuction.  If there is a great deal of loose skin and a large fold over the pubic area a "tummy tuck" or abdominoplasty may be a better option.

liposuction of the abdomen
These photos show what it looks like the day after the procedure. In this man, over 4 litres of fat was removed. You can see that there is some swelling but very little bruising.

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

Before and after photos of male abdomen and chest liposuction
Before and after photos of male abdomen and chest liposuction.
Liposuction performed under tumescent anaesthesia has been used to sculpture the chest and abdomen
Liposuction performed under tumescent anaesthesia has been used to sculpture the chest and abdomen.
before and after photo demonstrates improvements with liposuction to chest and abdomen
This before and after photo demonstrates improvements with liposuction to chest and abdomen.

FAQ

Who is a candidiate for abdomen liposuction?

Most people with excess abdominal fat can benefit from this procedure. The amount of fat that can be removed depends on the volume present to start with, a general approximation would be about 70% of the volume present. Thus your end result will be much smaller.

Is anyone not a good candidate?
People with hernias over the areas to be treated will need to have these repaired before the procedure. Some people (mostly men) have a large proportion of the abdominal fat within the abdomen itself (behind the muscles) and not in front. They are less suitable for liposuction, but still may benefit to some extent. People with a very large overhang or pannus may do better with a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty).
Are there any scars or changes to sensation?

There are approximately 5 access holes each are 5mm wide. Some are hidden at the lower margin of the abdomen and in the tummy button. They are sutured after the procedure and essentially fade after a couple of weeks.

What support garments are required?

A special lycra compressive garment is used for 3-4 weeks after the procedure.

How long does the procedure take?

Most abdominal liposuction procedures take approximately 90 minutes to complete but you will need to with us for around 5 hours on the day of liposuction.

How much time will I need off?

In general you should plan on taking 2-3 days off work or slightly longer if your work is active. It would be about 3-4 weeks before normal gym activities or jogging should be restarted.

And the cost?
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 via email, please click the Make an Appointment button or make an appointment by phoning Palm Clinic on (09) 522 8128.
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Please note that individual results may vary from patient to patient, and the information provided on our website is only a guidance to the possible results.