Explaining Your Liposuction Options

With the many different body contouring procedures, it is important to understand which one will best address your concerns. MAE Plastic Surgery created this informative infographic that explains the different options for liposuction. There are surgical and non-surgical procedures such as traditional liposuction, Kybella®, and SkinTite.  For more information, or to schedule a consultation, please contact MAE Plastic Surgery.


Traditional liposuction is a surgical procedure that is designed to remove localized fat deposits that are resistant to diet and exercise, including the thighs, abdomen, love handles, knees, back, arms, neck, and chin.

  • 1-3 hour procedure
  • 1-2 week recovery
  • 91% RealSelf.com worth it rating


Kybella® is a non-surgical option that requires two to four treatments. It is a cosmetic injectable made of deoxycholic acid that helps dissolve stubborn fat around the chin area, most commonly referred to as the “double chin”.

  • 15 minute procedure
  • 0 recovery time
  • 87% RealSelf.com worth it rating


SkinTite, or radiofrequency assisted liposuction, is a minimally invasive option that typically only requires one treatment. It is an effective method of fat reduction that can also tighten and lift minimally to moderately flaccid skin around the body.

  • 30-90 minute procedure
  • minimal recovery time