One of the most popular surgical procedures in Turkey is liposuction. The purpose of this surgery is to shape specific areas of the body, improving the appearance of the body’s silhouette, and removing unwanted fat.

This treatment can be done in the following areas: thighs, arms, hips, waist, back, chest and chin.

Why do you have to choose Private Göztepe Hospital for Vaser liposuction?

Our contracted associate professor plastic surgeons are highly experienced and certified by the Turkish Medical Council, which allows them to perform liposuction with the best results for the patient.

Liposuction removes the fat deposited in the unwanted areas of your body. In addition, it can be applied with treatments such as; breast reduction, (in men and women), abdominoplasty or breast lift.

Private Göztepe Hospital is a pioneer in plastic surgery in Europe, using a revolutionary technology known as VASER liposuction. This is cataloged as the most modern and it uses ultrasonic energy to fight unwanted fat and obtain precise results and a fast recovery.

Another advantage of using Vaser liposuction from other techniques is that it provides the skin tightening effect very effectively and makes it look tight and natural.

Who are the ideal candidates for liposuction in Turkey?

People who are slightly overweight and who meet the following requirements:

  • Good health
  • Localized area of fat
  • With realistic expectations
  • With good elasticity on the skin
  • No smokers

What to do before liposuction?

  • One month before liposuction

You should stop taking medicines such as: Aspirin and Vitamin E. Quit smoking completely.

  • One week before liposuction

Perform blood tests and cardiovascular evaluation.

  • One day before liposuction

Do not eat or drink after the time established by the doctor. Pack comfortable clothes and shoes for the post-operative process.

  • The morning of liposuction

Personal care as you normally do. Do not use face cream or body lotion.

What to expect from your liposuction in Turkey?

Liposuction in Turkey is performed under general anesthesia or intravenous sedation. Your plastic surgeon will make a small incision in the skin where a cannula will be inserted to help suction fat from the body.

After liposuction

  • One day after liposuction

Over the course of the first 48 hours after surgery, patients experience varying degrees of bruising and swelling.

  • One week after liposuction

Within 7 to 10 days the bruises usually disappear. Stitches are usually removed a week after surgery.

  • One month after surgery

Most patients can expect 90 percent of the swelling to subside within 4 weeks. Depending on the size of the sutures, the inflammation can last from 8 to 10 weeks.

General risks of having liposuction abroad

  • Infections
  • Allergic reactions to anesthesia
  • Blood clots
  • Excessive fluid loss
  • Skin or nerve damage

Frequently asked questions about liposuction surgery in Turkey

When will I be able to see the results of my liposuction?

Usually in 3 weeks, you will see a big difference in your body silhouette. The final result will be visible after 6 months.

Will the liposuction incisions be visible?

The incisions made during liposuction are very small, about 5mm in dimension and are generally made on the areas that are not visible.

How long is the corset usage period?

It is very important to use a corset to get the best results after surgery. Under normal conditions, the period recommended by the doctors is 4 to 6 weeks.

When can I start sports activities?

After the second week, sports can be done in walking pace. It is deemed appropriate after one month for sports activities that burn high calories such as fitness and jogging.

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