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Upsetting fat deposits on the stomach, hips/love handles, thighs, knees or calves can interfere with everyday life. If neither exercise nor diet help against fat deposits, liposuction can give you a beautiful and even silhouette.

More beautiful silhouette thanks to liposuction

Liposuction can be used to eliminate specific fat deposits in body-conscious, normal-weight and athletic patients. The effect lasts a lifetime.

However, what is just annoying padding for some is an illness for others. Women in particular can suffer from the genetically caused, pathological fat distribution disorder (lipedema) at an early age. The subcutaneous fat tissue increases locally (thighs, lower legs and upper arms are particularly affected), stores more water and hurts when touched. With a completely normal abdominal volume, widened thighs, referred to as saddlebags, lead to a visually disproportionate, hourglass-like figure. In order to remove the diseased tissue and adjust the body shape, a surgical intervention is required: liposuction.

In order for liposuction to achieve the desired results in both cases, the skin must be elastic. The skin will only be able to adapt to the new silhouettte if it is able to shrink enough.

During liposuction, Dr. Colette C. Camenisch first injects a saline solution containing lidocaine and epinephrine (tumescence) into the appropriate regions. After a short exposure time, a special device (water jet) sucks out problematic fat deposits. The machine first creates a negative pressure, then the fat is removed using cannulas. The treated areas blend in seamlessly, creating a harmonious overall picture.

Treatment information


Approx. one to four hours

Hospital stay

Outpatient or inpatient


Hematomas, sensory disorders, feelings of tension, irregular contours, dents, swelling, infections


The cost of such an operation varies and is agreed upon in advance


General anesthesia

Ability to work

After three to seven days


Compression garments for approx. six weeks, during which time sports, sauna and intensive UV radiation are prohibited


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Thanks to you, I finally feel good in my body. Thank you very much for my new figure.

Ms. M. B.


Frequently asked questions

Is liposuction permanent?

Once suctioned off, fat cells are not reproduced. If weight remains stable, a lasting result can therefore also be expected. Significant weight gain, on the other hand, can lead to a renewed increase in adipose tissue in the treated area, but particularly in other areas, which can impact the overall silhouette.

How long will I be unable to work?

Inability to work lasts for three to seven days.

When will I be able to exercise again?

Six weeks after the procedure.

What are the risks of this procedure?

In principle, every operation involves certain risks (e.g. drug intolerance, bruises, wound healing disorders, inflammation, scarring or sensory disorders). They also depend on the individual's state of health. The doctor discusses possible risks with you as part of the consultation and preparatory sessions.

If the skin does not have the necessary elasticity to adapt to the new body shape, wave-like irregularities can occur in the tissue. Small residual pads can usually be corrected later on an outpatient basis under local anesthesia. In very rare cases, sensory disorders occur in the treated areas.

Does health insurance pay for this procedure?

No, liposuction is not paid for by health insurance.

Is numbness normal afterwards?

A temporary feeling of numbness is normal. Permanent sensory disorders can only be seen in extremely rare cases.

Does liposuction leave visible scars?

The tiny skin incisions are normally virtually invisible after healing. Any scars resemble pale moles. Only when simultaneous tightening can more severe scarring be expected.

Do I have to tell you if I am taking medication?

It is extremely important that you always inform the treating doctor about any illnesses and medications you are taking. You should cease taking any blood-thinning medications (aspirin, aspegic or omega-3 fatty acids) two weeks before the procedure. Such medications can cause increased bleeding during surgery and delay the subsequent healing process. The doctor may decide not to perform a planned operation at any time if the surgical risk is increased as a result of the prior use of medication.

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