Liposuction for Men

Liposuction has become a very popular cosmetic surgery procedure over the years, and while many think of plastic surgery as something for women, more and more men are getting procedures like liposuction every year to ensure they look and feel their best. 

At Dr. Andrews Plastic Surgery, we customize the liposuction procedure to ensure it gives men the exact results they’re looking for.

What is Liposuction For Men?

Men often have different goals for liposuction than women. Instead of seeking a slimmer figure, men are often looking for a leaner body with more muscle definition and a more masculine look. 

Men also often want unwanted stubborn fat removed from their chest, abdomen, flanks or love handles, neck, and jawline. No matter how fit you are, there can still be pockets of fat that just won’t seem to go away. Liposuction for men can be a quick and effective way to finally get rid of that fat.

Who is a Good Candidate For Liposuction For Men?

While many men are looking to get rid of unwanted fat with liposuction, not all of them are good candidates for the procedure. Some of the qualifications that make someone an ideal candidate for liposuction for men include:

  • Men with unwanted fat that hasn’t responded to diet and exercise
  • Nonsmokers
  • Men with realistic expectations
  • Men in generally good health who have no medical conditions that may interfere
  • Adults who are near their ideal weight and have elastic skin


The Liposuction For Men Procedure

The liposuction procedure will begin with the administration of anesthesia to ensure you’re completely comfortable throughout the surgery. 

Dr. Andrews will then make an incision in an inconspicuous place near or in the treatment area. Then, he will insert a thin hollow tube (cannula) into the incision and loosen the fat. The loosened fat is then suctioned out with a vacuum. 

The incision(s) will be closed with sutures, and you’ll be taken to the recovery room.


After the liposuction procedure, dressings and bandages will be applied to the treatment area, and you’ll be given a compression garment to wear to support the body and minimize the swelling and bruising. Dr. Andrews will also provide you with specific instructions on how to take care of your incisions, activities to avoid, and when to schedule a follow-up appointment. You’ll want to avoid strenuous exercise, alcohol, and blood thinner medication.

You may see some results immediately, but because there will be at least some swelling, the results will be hidden for a while. You likely won’t see the final results for a few months. 

If you maintain a healthy lifestyle and fitness routine, the fatty tissue should not come back.

board-certified plastic surgeon


Dr. Kahlil Andrews is a board-certified plastic surgeon from Los Angeles specializing in plastic, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.

At his location in Coralville, Iowa, Dr. Andrews’ academic and technical achievements are only exceeded by his commitment to patient care. Whether they are seeking reconstructive breast surgery, outpatient injectable treatment, or a full-blown mommy makeover, Dr. Andrews gives his full attention and focus on achieving excellent patient outcomes.



I went to see Dr. Andrews recently. The entire staff was welcoming and friendly. Dr. Andrews took the time to explain to me my options and answered all my questions. I can’t wait to have my procedure. – Aleigha De Leon

I was treated better and with more respect than in any medical setting, I have previously experienced. They were compassionate, knowledgeable, and informative. I strongly recommend Dr. Andrews and his very capable team! – Sophia Joseph


Schedule A Consultation Today

Ready to achieve the toned, muscular shape that diet and exercise haven’t been able to achieve? Liposuction for men can be the perfect solution, and with Dr. Andrews’ years of experience, you are guaranteed to achieve the amazing results you’re looking for.

Start your journey today by scheduling a consultation. Call our Coralville, IA office at (319) 800-6877 or use our online scheduling form on our website.

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