Liposuction for Body Contouring in New Jersey

Liposuction, also known as lipoplasty, is a surgical procedure to remove excess fat. At Plastic Surgery Arts of New Jersey, our team of top-rated plastic surgeons is highly experienced in advanced liposuction techniques for beautiful, natural-looking body contouring.

The removal of excess accumulations of fat from specific areas of the body is called liposculpture. The most commonly used technique is called tumescent liposuction, and it has steadily evolved over the past fifteen years. Tumescent means that the tissues have been prefilled with saline and dilute epinephrine to reduce bruising and facilitate fat removal. The cannulas, or tubes, we use are extremely small, enabling us to precisely control and sculpt the tissues. Occasionally, we will incorporate ultrasound energy or the power-assisted technique for extended cases.

Genetics, age, prior pregnancy, and weight changes can make it difficult to achieve a slim, toned figure. Liposuction can help to eliminate fat from the abdomen, hips, thighs, love handles, arms, and more!

Before & After

Common Liposuction Questions

Ideal candidates for liposuction are in general good general health and within a healthy weight. We typically recommend patients be within 30% of their ideal body weight, and have good skin elasticity.


  • Achieve a a slimmer, leaner look
  • Customizable
  • Permanently remove fat cells from the area(s)
  • Can be combined with other cosmetic procedures 
  • Can be used for fat grafting to enhance other areas, such as breasts or buttocks
Adults have a fixed number of fat cells in their body and once they have been removed through liposuction, they will not return. However, anyone can gain weight when you consume more calories than you exert. We recommend that patients be sure to follow a healthy diet and exercise program following liposuction to optimize results.

The plastic surgeons of PSANJ are recognized for their remarkable dedication to patients, extreme attention to detail and consistent results. Using the most advanced liposuction techniques and equipment available, patients of Plastic Surgery Arts of New Jersey receive natural looking results with limited pain and bruising, and quick recovery times. Frequently recognized by New York Magazine and New Jersey Monthly as “Top Doctors” in their field, PSANJ is a top destination for liposuction cosmetic surgery in the New Jersey, New York and the Tri-State Area. Just imagine the possibilities…

Note: One of the most important steps towards a great liposuction experience is the selection your surgical team. At Plastic Surgery Arts of New Jersey, we encourage you to investigate your options: ask questions, see before-and-after liposuction photos, and ask about advanced training and certifications. Ask about advanced liposuction techniques, and obtain a quality liposuction consultation.

After undergoing a liposuction procedure, you may experience swelling and bruising. We will provide you with a fitted compression garment to help reduce swelling in the areas of liposuction. Your PSANJ surgeon will give you detailed post-operative instructions. Recovery is typically 1 to 2 weeks.
  • Am I a good candidate for liposuction?
  • How much does liposuction cost?
  • Does liposuction remove cellulite?
  • What are the risks of liposuction?
  • What areas of the body can receive liposuction?
  • Can I choose which where my liposuction is performed in New Brunswick, Princeton and/or Edison, New Jersey?


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