Liposuction In Egypt


What is
liposuction ?

It is an aesthetic procedure that has become very popular these recent years, it consists in removing the excess fat that can not be lost through physical activities and diet from the different areas of the body such as the belly, thighs, buttocks, arms, hips…
It is important to mention that his intervention is not a weight loss procedure but its aim is to improve the appearance of the silhouette as well as its body contours and sculpt it.

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How much does a liposuction surgery cost ?

To obtain the price of liposuction performed in Egypt, you can ask for a free online quote or contact one of our counselors on the phone numbers on our website to give you all the details about liposuction surgery.

Who are the best candidates for liposuction ?

Liposuction surgery is for patients who :

  • are in good health (physically and psychologically).
  • have tight skin.
  • have a normal weight with excess fat in different areas of the silhouette.
  • do not smoke.
  • do not suffer from diabetes, heart diseases, restricted blood flow…
  • have realistic expectations.

It should be noted that before undergoing this intervention, the patient must do a complete medical check up.

How you prepare ?

Before undergoing a liposuction in Egypt, you must consult the surgeon and discuss with him about the procedure, he will examine you and ask you some questions about your medical history (previous surgeries, medications, allergies, medical conditions, weight gain and loss…), you will also tell him about your desires and your expectations about this surgery.
He will recommend you to stop smoking during the six weeks before the intervention and avoid certain medications such as aspirin, then, he will explain you the different stages of the intervention, its results, its postoperative phases, its risks…
At the end, he will give you blood tests to do in the laboratory and a complete medical check up to be sure you can undergo this intervention without problems.

How is liposuction surgery performed ?

Liposuction is performed in Egypt under general anaesthesia, it lasts up to several hours depending on the case of each patient and the length of hospitalization is of two nights so as to monitor your recovery.
First of all, the surgeon will mark on your silhouette the areas from which the excess fat will be removed.
Then, he will make incisions on the skin in the areas to be treated by liposuction before inserting a plastic tube known as a cannula, its end is attached to a powerful vacuum device which removes fat quickly. These incisions will be stitched at the end of the intervention.
Some larger areas will require many incisions.


After liposuction in Egypt, you will wear an elastic support garment day and night for two months after the intervention except when taking a shower.
You will have to take a rest.
The surgeon will prescribe you painkillers to reduce the pain.
Bruising and swelling may appear and fade progressively.
Strenuous activities must be avoided for a period of four to six weeks.
You will be able to resume work after two weeks if it does not require a lot of efforts for example carrying heavy loads…
You should always follow your surgeon’s recommendations for a successful procedure.


To maintain the results of liposuction, you must maintain a healthy diet by opting for meals that are rich in protein and poor in sodium and sugar in addition to fruits and vegetables and drinking a sufficient quantity of water.


Week 1 :
You must not do exercises during the first week after your intervention as they can affect the final results.
Week 2, 3 and 4 :
You will be able to resume walking and progressively cycling.
Week 4, 5 and 6 :
You will have to obtain the consent of your surgeon before resuming your whole physcial activities.

The garment

Wearing the compression garment is obligatory as it will help reduce swelling and give better results.


The results of liposuction performed in Egypt are spectacular and satisfactory.
You can appreciate them after the intervention, but the final results will be seen after the disappearance of swelling and bruising.

How much fat can be removed during liposuction ?

It depends on the case of each patient as it varies from one person to another, the surgeon may remove up to 5 litres, but you will have to discuss with him about your needs and the possibilities.

Are the results of liposuction permanent ?

The results of liposuction surgery realized in Egypt are long lasting if the patient maintains a healthy lifestyle with the practice of regular physical activities.
It is important to mention that any weight fluctuations may affect the results of this surgery.

Am I too big to undergo a liposuction ?

Liposuction is not a weight loss procedure, it simply aims at removing the excess fat from the different areas of the silhouette that can not be removed through sports and diet, so, it is preferable to reach a stable weight before considering a liposuction as usually, surgeons do not operate on patients with a BMI that exceeds 30.

Is liposuction painful ?

No, it is not painful as it is performed under general anaesthesia and after the surgery, your surgeon will prescribe you painkillers to alleviate the pain.

Is this intervention dangerous ?

It is known that all surgeries have risks, but if you choose a competent and experienced surgeon, It will be regarded as safe and successful.

What are the benefits of liposuction ?

Liposuction surgery performed in Egypt has several benefits :

  • It improves the contours of the silhouette.
  • It improves the appearance of the whole body as this procedure sculpts the silhouette.
  • It encourages the patient to adopt a healthy lifestyle and opt for regular physcial activities.
  • It allows the patient to regain self confidence and feel better about himself by having a wider choice of clothing and thus improving his quality of life (personal and social).
  • Its results are long lasting if the patient follows the advice of his surgeon and adopts a healhy lifestyle.

How many incisions are made during liposuction ?

The number of incisions made during this intervention can vary depending on several factors, including the area of the body to be treated, the amount of fat to be removed and the technique used by the surgeon. In general, however, several small incisions are made to allow the cannulas used to suction out the fat to be inserted.

To give an estimate, in the case of standard liposuction, the surgeon may make between two and six incisions, or even more, depending on the patient's specific needs. These incisions are usually quite small, often just a few millimeters, and are strategically placed to minimize visible scarring and allow optimal access to the areas to be treated.

It is important to discuss with your plastic surgeon specific information about the number of incisions that will be made during your liposuction, as well as the location and post-operative care of the incisions to promote optimal healing.

How to get rid of swelling after liposuction ?

After liposuction, it is normal to experience some swelling in the areas that are treated. Here are a few tips to help reduce swelling and promote a comfortable recovery :

  1. Wear compression garments : Your plastic surgeon will probably recommend that you wear special compression garments after liposuction. These compression garments help reduce swelling by exerting gentle pressure on the treated areas.
  2. Elevate treated areas : For the first few days after liposuction, try to keep treated areas elevated as much as possible. This can help reduce swelling by promoting lymphatic drainage.
  3. Apply ice : Applying ice compresses wrapped in a cloth to swollen areas can help reduce swelling and relieve discomfort. Be sure not to apply ice directly to the skin to avoid burns.
  4. Stay hydrated : Drink plenty of water to help flush toxins from your body and reduce swelling. Proper hydration also promotes faster recovery.
  5. Follow medical instructions : Take all medications prescribed by your surgeon, including pain medication and antibiotics if necessary. Some medications can help reduce swelling and prevent complications.
  6. Avoid salt : Limit your salt intake, as it can contribute to water retention and worsen swelling. Instead, opt for potassium-rich foods such as bananas, spinach and avocados, which can help balance fluid levels in the body.
  7. Stay active : Light activity, such as walking, can help stimulate blood and lymph circulation, which can help reduce swelling. However, avoid strenuous exercise until your surgeon has given you the go-ahead.

If swelling persists or worsens despite these measures, contact your plastic surgeon immediately for further advice. It is important to monitor any symptoms of potential complications and follow your healthcare professional's recommendations for optimal recovery after liposuction.

What kind of pain do I experience after liposuction ?

After liposuction, patients may experience different types of pain and discomfort, varying in intensity and duration depending on different factors, including the extent of liposuction, individual pain sensitivity and personal tolerance. Here are some common pains encountered after liposuction :

  1. Surgical site pain : It is normal to experience pain, tenderness and discomfort in the areas where incisions were made and liposuction was performed. This pain may be more intense in the first few days after surgery, and gradually diminish over time.
  2. Burning or tingling sensation : Some patients may experience burning, tingling or numbness around the treated areas. These sensations are often temporary and may be due to nerve irritation during liposuction.
  3. Muscle pain : Liposuction can cause muscle discomfort, particularly in areas where muscles are used during surgery. This may feel like a tugging sensation or muscle tension.
  4. Joint pain : Some patients may experience joint discomfort, particularly if mobility is limited during the recovery period after liposuction.
  5. Pain due to swelling and inflammation : Swelling and inflammation are normal responses of the body to surgery and may result in pain and swelling sensations in the treated areas.

It is important to report any persistent, sharp or abnormal pain to your plastic surgeon, as this could be a sign of a complication. Your surgeon can prescribe appropriate analgesic medication to relieve discomfort and provide advice on pain management during the recovery period. Always follow your surgeon's post-operative instructions to promote optimal healing and minimize the risk of complications.