Liposuction can provide an efficient solution for the removal of unwanted fat from specific areas of the body, leaving a more defined shape. In particular, liposuction is especially effective in areas such as the buttocks, hips, thighs, abdomen, chin, upper arms, breasts and knees.

Since introducing liposuction to the UK over 30 years ago, Cadogan Clinic founder, Mr Bryan Mayou, has pioneered the use of it in the UK. He has assembled a world-class team of surgeons, all based at our clinic in Sloane street, Chelsea. Due to our expertise in this procedure, we treat more liposuction patients each week than any other clinic in London, and have perfected our technique to ensure a minimally invasive procedure with the best results.

We offer the most effective liposuction techniques, all of which are suitable for both men and women, including: traditional liposuction, body jet liposuction and laser liposuction. Following a consultation with one of our specialists, we will be able to recommend the most suitable liposuction treatment for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

We use a variant of the general anaesthesia technique called TIVA (Total Intravenous Anaesthesia) that is delivered by our team of top anaesthetists. Intravenous delivery enables our anaesthetist team to monitor anaesthetic depth more closely via specialized computers to maintain an optimal level of anaesthesia. This means you will wake up feeling much better than with traditional alternatives and ready to go home shortly after.

You may be wondering if liposuction really works – to put it simply, yes!

Liposuction at Cadogan Clinic provides a quick, safe and effective solution for permanently removing unwanted, excess fat deposits from your body.  It is particularly effective in cases where men and women have difficulties shifting stubborn fat reserves despite eating healthily and exercising.

Cadogan Clinic was founded by Mr. Bryan Mayou, the surgeon responsible for introducing liposuction into the UK more than 30 years ago.  The Cadogan Clinic team are experts in performing more liposuction surgeries than anyone else in the UK.

As we perform liposuction as a day case procedure, recovery is usually quick. Most people can return to work within a few days and to normal activities within about two weeks. You should expect bruising, swelling and soreness for a least a few weeks and this is completely normal.  The full results are often not seen until around six weeks post-surgery when the area and incisions are fully healed, with minimal scarring.

As each case is unique, your Consultant will advise you on when you can commence normal daily activities and exercise, but we usually recommend taking one to two weeks off work to recover. You may also be required to wear a support garment to protect the area for a short while post-procedure.

Liposuction is suitable for fat removal from virtually any part of the body, but popular areas include liposuction to the lower back, inner thighs, upper arms, stomach, chin, hips, abs, knees, loins and ankles.

 

Cadogan Clinic was founded by Mr Bryan Mayou, the surgeon responsible for introducing liposuction into the UK more than 30 years ago. As such, he has more experience of the various techniques than anybody else in the country and now heads the country’s leading team of experts in performing more liposuction than anybody else in the UK.

We carefully evaluate all available liposuction techniques and currently offer different kinds, depending on your specific condition.  This enables us to choose the most suitable technique for your condition. After carrying out extensive research into other techniques, the clinic has abandoned all ultrasound techniques (such as Vaser or Ultrasound) for liposuction surgery as we consider them to offer no advantage and add unnecessary complications.

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What to expect

Free Consultation with a Patient Advisor

We offer a free, no-obligation 30-60 minute consultation with one of our Patient Advisors. They will work with you to understand your objectives and the results you want to achieve, talk you through the procedure and answer any questions you may have. If you decide that you would like to proceed to the next step and see a surgeon, your Patient Advisor will be happy to arrange this for you. At this point, you will be required to pay a consultation fee. 

Surgical Consultation

The next step is for you to meet your chosen surgeon at the Cadogan Clinic. Your surgeon will use this time to make a comprehensive medical assessment of you, your condition, and your expectations before making a recommendation and personalised treatment plan for you. You will then discuss the outcomes you can expect to see and ask any questions.

The Procedure

On the day of your procedure you will be welcomed at the Cadogan Clinic by your Patient Advisor and dedicated nursing staff. Following a brief medical check, you will meet with both your surgeon and anaesthetist to run through the details of your procedure one final time and answer any last questions you may have.  

Recovery

After the procedure, you will recover in the capable hands of our aftercare team. As we are a day-case facility you can expect your recovery to be complete within 2 to 3 hours. If your surgeon is happy with your results, you will be able to be discharged from the Clinic the very same day. In some cases, patients may wish to stay locally in our exclusive partner hotel the day before or after your procedure in order to be close to their surgeon. Talk to us about these options if this is for you. 

After Care & Support

Our care and support continues in the days and weeks following your procedure with our complimentary aftercare programme. This comprised of a series of appointments made with your surgeon and nursing team to monitor your progress and recovery. They will also introduce you to several scar minimization techniques and bespoke products to aid your progress. Our team are also on call to answer any questions you have around your surgery at any time you are concerned.

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Mr. William Van Niekerk
Mr. William Van Niekerk

Plastic Surgeon

A plastic, reconstructive, aesthetic and burn surgeon specialising in all areas of cosmetic surgery, non-surgical aesthetics and complex microsurgery

Mr. Ayham Al-Ayoubi
Mr. Ayham Al-Ayoubi

Plastic Surgeon

Surgeon specialising in Smartlipo and Cellulaze He developed the Laser Assisted Liposuction concept and introduced Smartlipo to the UK

Mr. Bryan Mayou
Mr. Bryan Mayou

Plastic Surgeon

Clinic founder and a senior plastic surgeon, Mr Mayou is best known for bringing liposuction to the UK, as well as his pioneering work in this field