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It can be frustrating for people when stubborn fat doesn’t respond to diet and exercise. Sometimes no matter how diligently you work out, certain fatty deposits will not reduce. As you age it can be harder to get rid of fat and maintain a slim, youthful figure. Our Salt Lake City liposuction surgery extracts excess fat using a small suction device to trim and slim your body profile.

At The Rose Clinic in Provo, Utah, Dr. Kevin Rose is knowledgeable and experienced in the most advanced fat removal liposuction procedures, and can help you achieve a trimmer, slimmer, figure. A fit-looking, attractive figure can be yours with the help of Dr. Rose’s skills of having an artistic eye and his many years of experience, which has lead him to be amongst the top surgeons in the area of liposuction Utah has to offer.

Determining Candidacy

Liposuction is an effective treatment for many people living with stubborn fatty deposits, both men and women. The incisions are smaller than other more invasive surgical procedures, and can be effective in treating larger body areas, including tummy, thighs, buttocks, and love handles. Stubborn fatty deposits can come about due to genetics, age, or remain after pregnancy.

Liposuction can be performed almost any location on the body that has excess fat. Liposuction can be paired with other cosmetic procedures like a facelift or tummy tuck to smooth out the body’s natural contours or to enhance these procedures.

If you are considering our Salt Lake City liposuction surgery, you should be generally healthy and at a stable weight. Liposuction is not weight loss surgery and not appropriate for people who need to lose a significant amount of weight. If you have areas of your body that make you feel unhappy, such as fatty deposits on the tummy, buttocks, thighs, love handles, or a double chin, we urge you to speak with us about your options, and whether liposuction is the right procedure to sculpt and trim these areas, giving you a more attractive body contour.

Liposuction Procedure

When you arrive at the facility for your procedure you will be greeted by the friendly staff at The Rose Clinic, who will show you the procedure area. You will be prepped for the procedure. Once you are comfortable and ready to begin, the procedure involves the following:


Dr. Rose prefers a general anesthetic to ensure that patients are completely comfortable.


Small incisions will be made to access the area that has excess fat. Incisions are kept small and discreet and will be hidden by clothes, bathing suits, or the natural curves of the body.


A small tube called a cannula will be used to extract the excess fat. The tube is inserted into an incision and carefully moved back and forth to dislodge the excess fat. This is repeated at each incision site.

Closing the incisions

Once the fat is removed from the treatment area, the incisions are closed and bandaged. You will be fitted with a snug garment to help minimize swelling and bruising.

After the procedure is complete, you will be kept at the surgery center for a short observation period prior to returning to your home. The entire procedure can require several hours, depending on the number of body areas to be treated. For optimum healing following your Salt Lake City liposuction surgery, before you are released, you will receive detailed aftercare instructions and prescriptions for pain medication and antibiotics to reduce the risk of infection.

Recovery & Risks

Salt Lake City Liposuction

Most patients take approximately one week off work for the procedure. Side effects are mild and are managed with the pain medication prescribed by Dr. Rose. After the first couple weeks of recovery, you will begin to see the beautiful results of your procedure. They will usually improve with time as swelling decreases, your body heals, and gains a new, trimmer, slimmer shape. Results are improved with postoperative lymphatic massage.

Serious side effects are rare and are minimized by following our detailed aftercare instructions. Our surgeon will also schedule follow up appointments to monitor how your recovery is progressing. During follow-up appointments, Dr. Rose will also advise you about the recommended level of physical activity, based on your progress. Once the healing process is complete, our patients are typically overjoyed to experience some of the top results of liposuction Utah has to offer, and to finally achieve a slimmer, more attractive body contour.

Liposuction in
Salt Lake City, Utah

If you have stubborn fat that has not responded to diet and exercise, it may be time to consider liposuction. Liposuction has come a long way as the technology advances, and the latest generation of systems can produce beautiful results. Our Utah liposuction procedure involves less downtime and smaller incisions than many plastic surgery procedures, but only a full evaluation of your condition will reveal the treatment that will produce the results you envision for your body contour. The trusted staff at The Rose Clinic in the Salt Lake City area is committed to helping you regain a more attractive, youthful, slim figure. Our top priority is patient safety and care, and to produce natural-appearing, high-quality results. If you have stubborn extra fat and would like to explore options for liposuction, we are here to help.

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