Liposuction, also known as “lipo” among patients, is a cosmetic surgical procedure aimed at sculpting specific areas of the body by removing excess fat deposits. Common treatment areas include the abdomen, hips, glutes, thighs, arms, and neck. At Hospital CMQ, we understand that undergoing liposuction is a significant decision towards achieving your aesthetic goals. Our team of expert and dedicated Plastic Surgeons is committed to providing exceptional care and transformative results.

From the initial consultation to post-operative care, we prioritize your safety, comfort, and satisfaction every step of the way. Trust our skilled team of experts to deliver outstanding liposuction results tailored to your needs. Make your appointment now!

Liposuction for Enhanced Body Contouring at Hospital CMQ

Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery that targets specific areas of the body by removing stubborn fat deposits. During the liposuction procedure, our skilled surgeons utilize state-of-the-art techniques to remove excess fat from areas such as the abdomen, hip, thighs, glutes, arms, neck, and more. These techniques may include traditional liposuction or advanced technologies such as ultrasound-assisted liposuction or laser-assisted liposuction.

One of the key advantages of choosing our hospital for your lipo procedure is our team of experienced and board-certified plastic surgeons. Our surgeons have undergone rigorous training and possess extensive expertise in cosmetic surgery. Additionally, patient safety and comfort are our top priorities. From your initial consultation to post-operative care, our dedicated medical team provides personalized attention and support at every step of your liposuction journey.

Pros and Cons of Liposuction Surgery

Before undergoing liposuction, it’s essential to thoroughly discuss the potential pros and cons with a board-certified plastic surgeon. By understanding the risks and benefits, you can make an informed decision about whether this procedure is the right option for you.


  • Single Surgical Intervention: Liposuction offers the advantage of potentially achieving desired results with just one surgical procedure, minimizing the need for multiple interventions and reducing overall recovery time.
  • Treatment of Multiple Areas: With liposuction, it is possible to address multiple areas of concern in a single operation.
  • Permanent Fat Removal: Liposuction permanently removes fat deposits from targeted areas. This can lead to an improvement in body shape compared to temporary solutions.
  • Effective Results: This procedure delivers effective outcomes, often surpassing the results achievable with non-invasive treatments.



  • Not a Treatment for Obesity: Lipo is not a procedure to treat obesity or overweight issues. It does not replace good nutrition or exercise.
  • Limit Impact on Cellulite and Loose Skin: While liposuction can effectively remove excess fat, it does not address cellulite or loose skin.
  • Surgical Risks: Like any surgical procedure, liposuction carries certain risks and adverse reactions. These risks can be minimized by choosing a qualified and experienced surgeon.
  • Scars and Irregularities: Liposuction may result in visible scars and irregularities, particularly in individuals with poor skin elasticity.
Pros y Contras de la Cirugía de Liposucción

Are You a Candidate for a Liposuction Procedure?

If you’ve struggled to eliminate stubborn fat deposits from your body through diet and exercise alone, liposuction may be a solution. In general, the future candidates should be evaluated for:

  1. Ideal Weight and Skin Elasticity: Candidates for liposuction have reached or are close to their ideal weight. This ensures optimal aesthetic outcomes.
  2. Good Overall Health: It’s important to be in good health, without any underlying medical conditions that may interfere with the healing process.
  3. Good Muscle Tone: Candidates should have good muscle tone in the areas targeted for treatment. Underlying muscle tone can influence the final appearance of the treated areas.
  4. Realistic Expectations: Having specific and achievable goals for your body’s appearance is essential for a successful liposuction outcome.

Before proceeding with liposuction, it’s essential to schedule a consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon. During this consultation, your surgeon will assess your candidacy, discuss your goals and expectations, and create a personalized treatment. By working closely with your surgeon, you can determine whether liposuction is the right choice for helping you achieve the body contour you desire.

What to Expect After The Surgery

The procedure may last up to several hours, depending on the extent of fat removal. Post-surgery, you can experience some discomfort, swelling, and bruising in the treated areas. Your surgeon may prescribe pain medication to manage discomfort and antibiotics to prevent infection. Additionally, you’ll likely be advised to wear compression garments for a few weeks post-surgery to minimize swelling.

After lipo surgery, swelling typically subsides within a few weeks. By this time, the treated area should look less bulky. Over several months, you can expect to see further improvements as the treated areas gradually adopt a leaner appearance. However, it’s important to note that weight gain after liposuction may lead to changes in fat distribution throughout the body. To optimize and prolong your results, it’s advisable to maintain a healthy lifestyle, including a balanced diet and regular exercise regimen. Additionally, remember to attend follow-up appointments with your surgeon to monitor your progress and address any concerns along the way.