Frequently Asked Questions About Liposuction in Turkey

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Frequently Asked Questions About Liposuction in Turkey

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Frequently Asked Questions about Liposuction in Turkey

We will share with you many questions and answers about liposuction that you may be curious about.

What is Liposuction?

Liposuction is a surgical operation that involves removing fat from specific areas of the body.

Why do we perform Liposuction surgeries in Turkey?

Reasons for performing Liposuction surgeries in Turkey include:

Liposuction is performed on which areas?

Liposuction is mostly applied to abdominal, back, legs, arms, hips and chest areas.

How many types of Liposuction techniques are there?

Liposuction techniques are mostly dependent on the devices used. The most commonly used are Classic Liposuction, Laser Liposuction and the most advanced technology, Vaser Liposuction.

Who can have Liposuction?

To be a candidate for liposuction, your body mass index (BMI) should be below 30. It is determined by evaluating your height and weight. In addition, many factors such as blood values, chronic diseases, and medications used should be evaluated. Based on this evaluation, anyone with regional fat can have liposuction.

Is there an age limit for Liposuction?

In Turkey, the age limit for liposuction is 18 years old. With the approval of parents and the evaluation of your doctor, liposuction can be done at an earlier age.

What are the risks of Liposuction?

Like other cosmetic surgeries, Liposuction carries certain risks including bleeding, infection, emboli, and uneven contouring.


How much does Liposuction cost in Turkey?

The price of Liposuction can vary depending on the doctor and clinic performing the procedure, the liposuction device used, the quality of the hospital where the surgery will be performed, and the nursing care provided during the recovery period. The number of areas to be treated also affects the price of Liposuction.

2023 Liposuction Prices in Turkey

360 Degree Liposuction Price: 4250-4350 Euro (abdomen-waist-back)

Additional Arm Liposuction Price: 500 Euro

Additional Inner Thigh Liposuction Price: 550 Euro

Additional Full Thigh Liposuction Price: 850 Euro

Additional Hip Liposuction Price: 450 Euro

BBL + 360 Degree Liposuction Price: 4800-4900 Euro

Is Liposuction a painful surgery?

After the liposuction surgery, patients may experience some pain. Pain relief medication is given to the patient through a vein, particularly during the first 2 days, to keep pain under control.

What type of anesthesia is used in Liposuction?

Liposuction surgery is typically performed under general anesthesia. However, depending on the area to be treated and the device used, some doctors may use regional anesthesia.

Does Liposuction hurt?

After the liposuction surgery, you may feel numbness in your skin. It is normal to experience burning and tingling in the areas where the liposuction cannulas entered the body. You may also feel tightness in your skin. You may experience more pain than actual discomfort.

How long does Liposuction surgery take?

The duration of Liposuction surgery may vary depending on the number of areas to be treated. In general, it usually takes around 3-4 hours.

How much fat is removed during Liposuction?

There is no definitive answer to how much fat is removed during Liposuction. It depends on the patient’s age, how many areas are to be treated, and the patient’s pre-surgery blood values. It is said that between 2-4 liters of fat can be removed under normal conditions. However, it is possible to remove between 8-10 liters of fat with Liposuction. However, high amounts of fat removal come with risks, which is why pre-surgery assessment and doctor experience is crucial.

Is there a risk of fat returning after Liposuction?

The risk of fat returning after Liposuction is entirely dependent on the patient. To maintain your weight after the surgery, it is important to exercise regularly, maintain a healthy diet, and drink enough water.

Does Liposuction remove varicose veins?

Liposuction does not remove varicose veins. If you have varicose veins in the area where you plan to have liposuction, it is important to inform your doctor.

How long should the compression garment be worn after liposuction?

Liposuction after the operation, it is recommended to wear the compression garment for about 3 weeks. After 3 weeks, it is helpful to wear a Columbia garment.

Does Swelling Occur After Liposuction?

Swelling and edema are normal after liposuction surgery. The swelling and edema will start to decrease within 15 days. It may take 6-8 months, but this can vary from person to person.

Liposuction After Lipo and Drainage Massage Should it be Done?

Lipo Massage and Lipo Drainage massage is a process that supports liposuction surgery and helps to achieve better results. At Health and Beauty Travel, we recommend that all patients undergo drainage massage and lipo massage after surgery.

Is there a risk of blood clots during liposuction surgery?

Before the liposuction surgery, the patient’s hemogram values are checked. The hemogram values are measured again about an hour after the surgery. If the values are very low, blood transfusion may be given to the patient. In patients where a high amount of fat is removed, there may be a decrease in blood values.


Is a drain placed during liposuction surgery?

In liposuction surgery, drains are placed. The drains help in the easy elimination of dirty fluids and edema fluids from the body. These drains are removed within 2-4 days based on the decision of your doctor.

Does a urinary catheter get placed during liposuction surgery?

Liposuction surgery may involve the placement of a urinary catheter. This is particularly useful in cases where the patient may have difficulty using the bathroom due to the effects of anesthesia. The decision to remove the catheter is made based on the patient’s mobility and recovery progress, and it is typically removed within the first or second day after the surgery.

Can liposuction be performed on HIV positive patients?

Hiv positive patients can undergo liposuction. Each doctor and hospital may have different approach to this situation. Typically, we require Hiv positive patients to be under doctor’s control in order to keep their values under control. Before the surgery, we encourage patients to consult with their doctor and enter the Hiv control process.

Can liposuction be performed on people with allergies?

People with allergies can still have liposuction surgery. However, it is important that the patient’s allergic condition is taken into account during the pre-surgery assessment and consultation. Any known drug allergies, bandage allergies, or food allergies should be disclosed to the surgeon. All risks will be evaluated and a decision on whether to proceed with the surgery will be made.

Can individuals with chronic diseases get liposuction?

Individuals with chronic illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and others, as well as those receiving treatment for these conditions, must always share this information with their doctor or the organization company. It is very important to evaluate all risks. Based on this, the decision is made to proceed with the surgery.

Does Insurance Cover Liposuction Surgery?

Liposuction surgery is considered a cosmetic procedure. Generally, insurance does not cover this surgery.

Is Liposuction Different for Men?

Liposuction surgery is performed using the same method for men. In some cases, male patients may want more prominent abdominal muscles. In such cases, a six-pack can be achieved. Men can also have fat accumulation in the chest area, and gynecomastia surgery can be added, which is liposuction of the fat in the breast area.

Liposuction After the surgery, will my skin sag?

Liposuction requires a thorough evaluation before the surgery. The patient’s skin structure, weight, height and other criteria are evaluated with photos and videos. In some cases, video consultations or face-to-face consultations may be required. Tummy tuck or j plasma can be applied. The possibility of sagging after liposuction is usually in patients with weight problems. Therefore, consultation is very important.

Which Surgeries Can Be Performed Together with Liposuction?

Liposuction can be easily combined with many surgeries such as BBL, tummy tuck, breast aesthetics, etc.

Before Liposuction Surgery, What Should be Considered?

There are certain rules that should be considered before liposuction surgery. Especially, blood thinning drugs, birth control pills should be stopped 2 weeks before surgery. Smoking and similar habits should be stopped at least 1-2 weeks before the surgery.

What Should I Bring When Coming to Liposuction Surgery?

When coming for Liposuction surgery, bring clothes that are easy to put on and take off. Make sure to bring extra underwear and slippers with you. The most important thing is to bring someone who can support you during the surgery and assist you after the surgery.

How Many Days Should I Stay in Turkey for Liposuction Surgery?

For liposuction surgery, it is enough to stay in Turkey for 6 nights.