VS.

Liposuction vs. Lipectomy

Published:

Liposuctionnoun

(medicine) A cosmetic surgery procedure in which excess fat is removed from a specific area by suction.

Lipectomynoun

(surgery) The surgical removal of fat from the body

Liposuctionverb

(medicine) To remove by liposuction.

Lipectomynoun

plastic surgery involving the breakdown and suction of fatty tissue

Liposuction

Liposuction, or simply lipo, is a type of fat-removal procedure used in plastic surgery. Evidence does not support an effect on weight beyond a couple of months and does not appear to affect obesity-related problems.

ADVERTISEMENT

Liposuction Illustrations

Popular Comparisons

Latest Comparisons

Trending Comparisons