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Awake Liposuction

What is Awake Liposuction?

Awake Liposuction is a less invasive procedure where the patient is awake yet not in any pain. Unlike with traditional liposuction, awake liposuction ensures that patients recovery is way quicker since general anesthesia is not needed.

About the Procedure

A liposuction cannula is inserted through multiple incisions that have been numbed with tumescent solution – a local anesthetic – to reach stubborn fat areas and remove the fat out of the body with suction. During the procedure, your body will experience a gentle rocking back and forth as the surgeon both eliminates stubborn fat and contours your body. The incisions will be barely noticeable after the procedure and oftentimes require no sutures. This whole process will take around one to four hours depending on the area and amount of fat needed to be removed.

Please note that in Florida, we are limited to removing up to four liters of fat while at all of our other locations we can remove up to five liters.

Areas for Awake Liposuction

Are You a Candidate?

Awake Liposuction is a great alternative for patients with a BMI ranging anywhere from 36 to 42. However, it is important to set realistic expectations for patients undergoing awake liposuction with BMIs higher than 36. Most likely, these patients will require more than one session for noticeable results.

Frequently Asked Questions

One of the amazing benefits of awake liposuction is that since the incisions are minimal and the patient is not required general anesthesia, the recovery is only a few days.

Realistically it will take some time to see the final results as some swelling will be normal for a few weeks or even months. Once the swelling goes down, the results of your procedure will become more noticeable.

Our pricing varies depending on the areas being treated. We offer a special discounted rate if you book two sessions together. Please schedule a consultation for more information!

We are currently offering awake liposuction in our Atlanta location only.

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A consultation with a top Mia Aesthetics surgeon is the first step in determining whether or not awake liposuction is right for you. During your consultation, you can discuss your concerns and problem areas with your surgeon, who will provide you with a detailed recommendation.

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