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I actively workout, however for years haven't been able to shift my mid-rift.

Your questions answered by our surgeon, Lucian Ion, FRCS(Plast)

Asked on 13 April 2012


Age 46, I actively workout and I am healthy, however for years haven't been able to shift my mid-rift.

What is the process, timings and cost please?


The typical treatment involves liposuction to the abdomen and flanks, which can be carried out either under a general anaesthetic or under local anaesthetic with intravenous sedation.

Either way, it is typically a day case intervention. The recovery process will involve anywhere between 2-3 days and a week depending on the volume that needs to be removed. Return to exercise is usually at 3 weeks, and a garment is necessary after the surgery to reduce the swelling.

My preference typically goes to radio-frequency assisted liposuction (Bodytite).

For guidance regarding prices for the more common aesthetic surgery procedures or combinations of procedures, please visit my website at www.allaboutcosmeticsurgery.co.uk

For procedures not listed there, kindly contact my practice either by telephone at 0207 486 7757 or by email at contact@aesthetic-plastic-surgery.co.uk and my team will be delighted to assist you.

Lucian Ion Cosmetic Surgeon Mr Lucian Ion FRCS(Plast)
129 Harley Street

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