Liposuction, also complicatedly known as liposculpture suction lipectomy is a cosmetic surgical procedure done to remove layers of unwanted fats. Like any other cosmetic treatments and procedures, liposuction is very expensive. Liposuction surgery cost varies depending on the area or areas of the body to be treated, professional fee, clinical, medication and anesthesia. It also depends on the technique to be used.
Liposuction technique is categorized into two: First is by the amount of fluid injection. In fluid injection, you can choose from dry liposuction, Wet liposuction, Super-wet liposuction, Tumescent liposuction and Laser-assisted liposuction. Dry liposuction, although considered a method is no longer used. Wet liposuction is a technique where a small amount of fluid is injected in the area to help loosen fat cells. Super-wet liposuction is a technique where a fluid of the same amount as fat to be removed is injected. Tumescent liposuction is a technique wherein a high volume of liquid is injected in the area to be treated. Second is by the mechanism of liposuction. In the mechanism of liposuction, you can choose from suction-assisted liposuction or SAL, ultrasound-assisted liposuction or UAL, power-assisted liposuction or PAL, twin-cannula liposuction or TCL, external ultrasound-assisted liposuction or XUAL/EUAL and lastle water-assisted liposuction or WAL.
The place or the country where you will undergo the liposuction procedure also affects the cost of liposuction. Liposuction cost in India and Mexico, for example is a lot cheaper compared to other countries. Liposuction in Europe may be of the same rate as with the US, while cost in Canada is cheaper by 20-30% compared in the US.
If you are interested to know the liposuction rate in other countries, it is advisable that as you search for the cost, you also search for the success rate in one country. Health should come first.