High-definition liposuction: Shape your body and enhance your silhouette

Written by: Mr Aftab Siddiqui
Edited by: Carlota Pano

High-definition liposuction, the latest evolution in body contouring technology, offers precision sculpting and emphasised body contouring to achieve not only a slimmer silhouette but also enhanced muscle definition and tone.


Here, Mr Aftab Siddiqui, renowned consultant plastic and cosmetic surgeon, provides an expert insight into high-definition liposuction, its benefits, and its potential to redefine aesthetics in cosmetic enhancement.



What are the key differences between high-definition liposuction and traditional liposuction?


There are various liposuction techniques used by plastic surgeons to remove unwanted fat deposits permanently, including:

  • Traditional liposuction: Uses a thin cannula (tube-like medical device) inserted into the body through small incisions to suction out excess fat cells.
  • VASER® liposuction: Uses ultrasound technology to precisely target and melt fat cells before extracting the liquified fatty deposits.


High-definition liposuction combines VASER® liposuction and MicroAire® power-assisted liposuction to achieve the desired results with negative and positive areas, and also to contour the body.


Who is a good candidate for high-definition liposuction?


High-definition liposuction is ideal for patients who have been actively losing weight but aren't satisfied with their results.


The ideal candidate for high-definition liposuction:

  • Is in good overall health.
  • Has been trying to lose weight with exercise and a healthy diet.
  • Has ruled out any illness or condition, such as thyroid issues, contributing to stubborn areas of fat.
  • Has realistic expectations for liposuction surgery.
  • Is within 30% of their ideal weight.


What areas of the body can be treated with high-definition liposuction?


High-definition liposuction can be used on any area of the body that has stubborn fat deposits, such as the abdomen, hips, thighs, buttocks, back, and upper arms.


What type of results can I expect with high-definition liposuction?


High-definition liposuction is a safe and minimally invasive cosmetic surgery procedure with quick recovery times. The procedure is effective at permanently removing unwanted body fat and providing contour and definition to the body figure. As a result, it can also help patients regain their self-confidence and boost their self-esteem.


Additionally, high-definition liposuction can easily be combined with other surgical procedures to remove excess skin following substantial weight loss and to improve sagging skin.


What is the recovery process like for high-definition liposuction?


After the procedure, patients can expect mild discomfort, bruising, redness, and swelling in the treated area. These symptoms will diminish over several days to weeks, and most patients will find that any discomfort is easily controlled with simple pain relief medications. We recommend that patients stay hydrated and wear their special compression garments as often as possible. Lastly, patients will have a follow-up appointment to assess their healing and recovery.



To schedule an appointment with Mr Aftab Siddiqui, head on over to his Top Doctors profile today.

By Mr Aftab Siddiqui
Plastic surgery

Mr Aftab Siddiqui, who practises at the Breast and Body Clinic, is a highly experienced consultant plastic and cosmetic surgeon in Manchester, Chester and Preston, who posseses a special interest in mummy makeover, breast augmentation, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), breast reduction, breast uplift, liposuction, fat transfers, skin cancer surgery, hand surgery and labiaplasty.

Mr Siddiqui qualified in 2000 and has more than 20 years of experience in medicine. He undertook both a clinical fellowship at St Andrew's Centre for Plastic Surgery specialising in plastic and hand surgery and a further research fellowship in hand surgery at Anglia Ruskin University in 2015. He became a specialist in plastic surgery in 2006 and is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Plastic Surgery). He is a full member of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (BAPRAS), British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) American Association of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).

He is a recognised expert on perfect breasts and has extensive experience of a wide range of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. He holds a key position within the NHS with plastic surgery in reconstruction and trauma cases, which includes breast cancer, skin cancer, lower limb trauma and hand trauma. Mr Siddiqui is regularly invited to present and speak at conferences across the world. He is also a respected educator, leading lectures for colleagues and medical students at a national level.

Mr Siddiqui has an extensive list of publications that he has contributed to, demonstrating his excellent knowledge in the field of cosmetics and plastic surgery. He is renowned amongst fellow colleagues and his patients for his surgical expertise and excellent patient care. For more information, visit Mr Siddiqui's website: https://breastandbody.co.uk/

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