MYA offer several different options for body reshaping. Have a read through and see which type is most suitable for you.

Tummy Tuck/Abdominoplasty

A Tummy tuck is to remove excess skin and fat from the stomach and tighten the muscles given a flatter appearance. What does it involve?
  • General Anaethetic
  • Performed in a Hospital overnight stay or 2night if requested by surgeon
  • 10days off work but you cannot drive for 14 days
  • Removes execess skin and fat from the stomach
  • Is sometimes carried out with traditional liposuction
Who is it suitable for?
  • Patients wanting excess skin/fat to be removed from stomach
  • Patients must be within 10% of a healthy BMI
  • Patients that have achieved large weight loss or post child birth

Traditional Liposuction

The removal of excess fatty tissue to reshape the body it is not designed as a treatment for obesity; A cannula is inserted into small incisions (0.5cm) at the chosen area to remove that fat. Patients will be required to be fit and healthy. What does it involve?
  • General Anaesthetic
  • Performed in a Hospital
  • Depending on amount performed you may need to stay in hospital overnight
  • 1 week off work as a minimum and cannot drive for 10-14 days
  • Removes stubborn areas of fat with sculpting and contouring of the body
  • Can be carried out additionally to other procedures such as Tummy Tuck
  • Up to 5 litres of fat removed
Who is it suitable for? • Patients must be within 10% of a healthy BMI? • Several areas can be treated at one time • Patients wanting to high quantities of fat removing under GA and untroubled by the down time

Vaser Liposuction

Vaser uses ultrasound energy to selectively break apart the fatty tissue whist still preserving important tissues, nerves blood vessels ect. Once the fat is liquefied it is easily removed gently via suction. The incision are very small 0.5cm around the area of treatment. What does it involve?
  • Local Anaesthetic/Sedation
  • Performed in a clinic – Daycase only
  • 3-4days off work
  • Wear a compression garment for 4 weeks
  • Removes stubborn pockets of fat with sculpting and contouring of the body
  • Up to 4 litres of Fat removed in 2hours
Who is it suitable for?
  • Patients with a healthy BMI
  • Range of patient sizes
  • 4 areas can be treated at one time
  • Patients wanting high quantities of fat removing without GA and with minimal down time

Laser Liposuction

Advanced Laser Lipolysis used sophisticated laser Technology (diode laser) that selectively targets fat cells. These cells absorb the laser light causing them to emulsify, allowing easy removal via suction. The incision are very small 0.5cm around the area of treatment. What does it involve?
  • Local Anaesthetic
  • Performed in a clinic – Daycase only
  • 2-3days off work
  • Removed stubborn pockets of fat with sculpting and contouring of the body
  • Up to 2 litres of fat removed
Who is it suitable for?
  • Patients with a healthy BMI or exact
  • Smaller patients. Eg. 8-10
  • 1-2areas treated at 1 time
  • Patients wanting small quantises of fat removed without GA and with minimal down time