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Advances In Liposuction - 21st Century Fat Removal

Posted by Dr Ash Dutta on 20 February 2014

Liposuction is a term that many of us are familiar with. Most of us are aware that it involves the removal of fat to create a slimmer, more streamlined look, but what many don’t realise is how much it has evolved over recent years. Now it is safer and more effective than it has ever been, and even after quite extensive treatments, clients are well on the way to recovery within a day or two.

At the Aesthetic Beauty Centre, we perform liposuction at our Newcastle theatre, although we also consult on the procedure at our Sunderland base, allowing clients the flexibility to choose whichever suits them best.

When a client arrives at either city centre location, they first receive a full consultation on what the treatment involves. They can explain exactly what they hope liposuction will achieve, and one of our highly trained doctors will guide them in their choice of procedure.

At Newcastle, we offer many of the newest and most innovative types of liposuction available. Nowadays, there are various energy-based techniques which make the whole process much easier, and, more importantly, much safer for the patient.


Treatments like ultrasound-assisted liposuction, or Vaser, laser-assisted liposuction (LAL), and radiofrequency (RF) guided liposuction, also known as Bodytite, involve heating the fat to make it easier to remove.

In the past, doctors used a general anaesthetic, but now a local is more common in treatments of this kind. The excess fat is collected safely and with minimum discomfort using a cannula, or blunt needle.

Such have been the advances in liposuction that recovery time has been significantly reduced in the past ten years. Now a patient can leave our Newcastle clinic following a three-litre fat removal and resume sedentary activities within 48 hours. This has naturally increased the popularity of liposuction, and made it a much more attractive option to those leading busy lives.

When performing liposuction it is important to take into account the patient’s medical history and other factors which might affect their suitability for the treatment. At the Aesthetic Beauty Centre, we would always ensure that the patient had made efforts towards weight loss and was prepared to make the lifestyle changes required to maintain this. Liposuction is a medical procedure which can have side effects and complications that we would always point out. We would also ensure that the patient had appropriate aftercare.

Allowing for these provisos, the treatment can produce dramatic and life-changing results that our clients are delighted with. For more information about our range of Liposuction options, please contact us.