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Lipo-Genoux-01 11 May 2022

Knee liposuction

Lecture : 3 min. par Harmonie

For many people, the knees can be a source of discomfort. This small area can have unsightly excess fat that can be removed through knee liposuction. Knee liposuction is a simple cosmetic surgery procedure that consists of reshaping the knees and defining their contours by removing excess fat. With Body Expert, plan your procedure in Turkey to benefit from a low cost, without compromising on the quality of care provided.

What are the steps of a knee liposuction?

Before the procedure

As with any other procedure, it is essential to meet with the surgeon in order to define the desired results together. Before a knee liposuction, it will also be necessary to carry out a pre-operative assessment. The pre-operative check-up will help to highlight any possible contraindications to the surgery (illness, history of phlebitis, risks to healing, etc.).

The procedure

Knee liposuction procedure allows for the refinement of the inner aspect of the knees by removing deep fatty excesses. The procedure is performed with extremely fine cannulas inserted through thin incisions most often made in the natural folds of the skin. Knee liposuction lasts between 30 and 45 minutes. The incisions are closed with absorbable thread and protected with a bandage.

a surgeon doing a knee liposuction

Post-operative care

After the procedure, the patient is asked to wear a support panty to limit the formation of edema. Pain after a liposuction is mild to moderate. Painkillers may be offered to relieve them.

massage after knee liposuction

How much does a knee liposuction cost?

  • Knee liposuction price in the UK : from £2,750 and £3,500
  • Knee liposuction price in the Netherlands : from 1800€ to 3000€.
  • Knee liposuction price in the US : from 3000$ to 6000$.
  • Knee liposuction price in Turkey : from 1600€ to 2000€.

To get an even better price, it is possible to combine several liposuctions during the same trip to Turkey with Body Expert.

Why do a knee liposuction in Turkey?

Choosing to have knee liposuction in Turkey allows you to benefit from quality care and high quality services at a lower cost. With Body Expert, the exchanges are done in French, thus facilitating communication between the surgeon and the patient. Planning a medical trip to Turkey is also ideal if you wish to discover a very welcoming and culturally rich country.

Cannulas used for knee liposuction

Knee liposuction in Turkey: the medical journey

You want to undertake a knee liposuction in Turkey? With Body Expert, the leading medical tourism agency in Istanbul, plan your trip with peace of mind and enjoy the best guarantees of quality, hygiene, and medical assistance. Thanks to our personalized services, you will save time by entrusting the organization of your knee liposuction in Turkey.

What are the indications and contraindications for a knee liposuction?

Knee liposuction is for people with excess fat on the inside of the knee. The fat deposits to be removed can also be above and/or below the knee. The goal of the procedure is to improve the contours of the knee, to refine them and to improve their shape.

Liposuction should not be undertaken for weight loss purposes. It is an aesthetic technique to refine the legs and rework the natural shape of the knee. To be successful, the patient must have good skin quality.

What are the side effects and risks of a knee liposuction?

Knee liposuction is a gentle procedure with few risks. Possible side effects include bruising, swelling and edema, temporary numbness of the treated area, and asymmetric results. To prevent any risk of complications related to liposuction of the knees, and to ensure that the result meets your expectations, choose an experienced surgeon and be sure to follow his or her post-operative recommendations.

knee fat taken after a knee liposuction

Does a knee liposuction require general anesthesia?

Generally, knee liposuction will be performed under general anesthesia. A consultation with an anesthesiologist will be necessary before the surgical procedure.

Are the results of a knee liposuction permanent?

The results of a knee liposuction are final and immediate. However, to observe a final result, it will be necessary to be patient while the edema resolves.

What operations can be performed in addition to a knee liposuction?

Knee liposuction can be performed alone, or in addition to another cosmetic surgery procedure. Other liposuctions can be performed and they can for example be completed by a lipofilling.

Knee liposuction: before and after

Knee liposuction reduces the volume of the inner aspect of the knees and makes its contours more regular. The inner aspect of the knees has a nice slimmed down contour and the leg regains a nice curve.

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