Article medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)
Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics
Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
How old do you have to be to get liposuction
Generally, we require that the person be above the age of 18. There also must be a good reason to operate also, that is , a significant disproportion of one body part to the rest of the body. The patient also needs to be in good health, from both a physical and mental perspective, and understand the benefits and risks of the procedure for them.