Say Goodbye to Unwanted Fat with Liposuction at Leif Rogers, MD

For years, liposuction has ranked among the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures available. With the advent of new tools and technologies, Dr. Rogers is able to employ innovatively advanced liposuction techniques that can offer you enhanced results. Sometimes also known as lipoplasty, or suction-assisted lipectomy, liposuction is a cosmetic surgical procedure that removes excess fat from specific areas of the body, such as the abdomen, thighs, hips, buttocks, arms, or neck. It is typically performed on individuals who have stubborn areas of fat that do not respond to diet and exercise.

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Why Choose Liposuction?

Liposuction is one of the most popular body contouring procedures for a number of very good reasons. It’s one of the most reliable methods by which you can address the presence of stubborn body fat, and its minimally invasive nature enables patients to see exciting results with a relatively minimal recovery period. During your consultation, Dr. Rogers can help you explore the various benefits of liposuction, some of which include:

  • Improved body contour
  • Reduction of certain health risks
  • Boost in self-confidence
  • Versatility
  • Motivation for a healthy lifestyle
  • Long-lasting results

Who Qualifies for Liposuction?

To qualify for liposuction in Beverly Hills & Pasadena with Dr. Leif Rogers, we recommend that you be at or near your ideal body weight and have stubborn areas of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. Good skin elasticity is also essential for achieving the desired results. Candidates should also be in good overall health, with no serious medical conditions that could increase the risk of complications. Additionally, candidates should be non-smokers, as smoking can increase the risk of complications during and after surgery. 

It’s important to remember that each patient’s case is unique, and the decision to undergo liposuction should be made after a thorough consultation with Dr. Rogers, who will assess your personal goals and determine if liposuction is the right option for you.

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The Day of Your Liposuction Procedure


The type of anesthesia used during liposuction will depend on the extent of the procedure and the patient's individual needs and preferences. Generally, liposuction can be performed under local anesthesia, regional anesthesia, or general anesthesia.

Length of Procedure

The length of a liposuction procedure can vary depending on the extent of the treatment and the number of areas being addressed. Generally, the procedure can take anywhere from one to several hours to complete.

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Recovery After Liposuction

Days After

Recovery from liposuction is generally a quick process due to its relatively minimally invasive nature. You can expect to experience some swelling and bruising for the first few weeks, but you can typically return to work within a few days following your procedure. 

Weeks After

You can expect to be fully healed after three to four weeks, and Dr. Rogers will ensure that you’re given a clear idea of your recovery timeline before the day of your procedure. He’ll also schedule follow-up appointments and ensure that his team is available to you at all times.

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Welcome to Leif Rogers, MD

Here at Lief Rogers, MD, we set ourselves apart by offering patients a truly comprehensive brand of head-to-toe plastic surgery. Our passion for innovation means that there is no set of goals too challenging, and Dr. Rogers will work closely with you to develop a customized treatment plan that is directly tailored to your personal goals. Take a look at the general outline of your surgical experience with us down below, and reach out to our office when you’re ready to set up your consultation. Whether you’re located in Beverly Hills, Pasadena, or anywhere else in the world, we can’t wait to learn more about how we can create the incredible results you’ll love.

  • Consultation with Dr. Leif Rogers
  • Create a customized surgical plan
  • Take pre-op photos
  • Meet with our practice manager
  • Schedule surgery with our surgical coordinator
  • Obtain surgical clearance from your family doctor
  • Return to the office for a pre-op before surgery
  • Have surgery
  • Return to the office for your post-op visit

Liposuction FAQ

How much fat can be removed during a liposuction procedure?

What is the difference between traditional liposuction and laser-assisted liposuction?

Can liposuction be combined with other cosmetic procedures?

How much fat can be removed during a liposuction procedure?

The amount of fat that can be safely removed during a liposuction procedure varies depending on factors such as the patient's overall health, the specific areas being treated, and the surgeon's discretion. Generally, a maximum of 5 liters (approximately 11 pounds) of fat can be removed in a single session.

What is the difference between traditional liposuction and laser-assisted liposuction?

Traditional liposuction involves manually breaking up fat deposits before suctioning them out, while laser liposuction utilizes laser energy to liquefy fat cells before removal, potentially resulting in less trauma to surrounding tissues and improved skin tightening.

Can liposuction be combined with other cosmetic procedures?

Yes, liposuction can often be combined with other cosmetic procedures to enhance overall body contouring results. Common combinations include liposuction with abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), breast augmentation or breast reduction, or facelift surgery to achieve desired aesthetic goals comprehensively.

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