Liposuction Or Tummy Tuck: What's Right For You?

Everyone’s heard of Liposuction and Tummy Tuck surgery it’s hard not to when faced with pictures of celebrities who’ve undergone one or the other on a near daily basis. 

Everyone’s heard of Liposuction and Tummy Tuck surgery it’s hard not to when faced with pictures of celebrities who’ve undergone one or the other on a near daily basis. The question is, do you know the difference? Many people wrongly believe that both procedures can aid with weight loss in actual fact, they’re designed to get rid of stubborn pockets of fat (in Liposuction’s case) and to firm and tighten your abdomen (Tummy Tuck). With that in mind, how do you know which of these two procedures is right for you? Let’s take a look at the main differences between Liposuction and Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty) surgery.

 LiposuctionTummy Tuck
What it doesRemoves stubborn pockets of fat after weight loss.Firms and tightens the abdominal area where diet and exercise alone are not effective
Treatment areasStomach, buttocks, chin, knees, hips, inner and outer thighs, armsStomach
StipulationsYour BMI will be assessed to determine whether or not the procedure is suitable for youYou'll need to be at your ideal weight prior to surgery
BenefitsWider choice of clothes, motivation to pursue a healthy lifestyle, increased self-confidence, feel more in proportionFeel more confident in swimwear and figure hugging outfits, regain pre-pregnancy figure, achieve a firm and flat stomach, wider choice of clothes

Before you agree to go ahead with any Cosmetic Surgical procedure, we recommend that you book a FREE consultation with one of our Cosmetic Surgery Nurses. They will be able to advise you on the correct procedure to suit your needs as well as assess your suitability to your chosen Cosmetic Surgery. Are you considering undergoing Liposuction or Tummy Tuck surgery? Pose your pre-surgery questions on our Facebook and Twitter pages.