Liposuction Risks

Plastic Surgery in Weston, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Plantation and Davie, Florida


*Individual results may vary.

Liposuction is a safe procedure, especially when performed by Dr. Jon Harrell, a board-certified plastic surgeon with more than two decades of experience serving the people of Miami and south Florida. However, even safe procedures have risks and complications, and while Dr. Harrell’s skill and experience enable him to minimize those risks, it’s important to understand that every surgical procedure is a significant undertaking.

Certain liposuction risks are general complications that come with any surgical procedure, while others are unique to liposuction. Regardless, Dr. Harrell will talk to you about the procedure and address all of your concerns.

Risks from liposuction include:

  • Infection
  • Bleeding
  • Scarring
  • Bruising
  • Anesthesia complications
  • Skin irregularities
  • Loss of sensitivity in skin
  • Loose skin
  • Fat embolisms

Fortunately, you can minimize these risks just by being open and honest with Dr. Harrell about your medical history and lifestyle. He’ll advise you on the best course of action you can follow to minimize risks before the liposuction procedure.

When liposuction is performed by a highly experienced, board certified plastic surgeon, such as Dr. Harrell, those risks are extremely rare.

If you’re a Miami, Florida-area resident considering liposuction, please contact The Weston Center for Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery today to schedule a consultation.