Cosmetic surgery is increasingly on the rise, and liposuction tops the interventions. At what cost to the patient?

Liposuction, also referred to as liposuction is a surgical technique that involves sucking excess fat.To practice liposuction, the surgeon incises the skin and cannula, removes excess fat. This cosmetic procedure is the most commonly practiced in France. What is the cost of liposuction in France compared to countries like Tunisia or Morocco?

Rates in France

On average, it takes between 1,500 and 4,000 euros (prices recorded in January 2011). The price of liposuction depends on the amount of fat to be removed, its location in the body and the cost of performing liposuction clinic. Of course, Social Security does not support these interventions except in cases of angioplasty where there is a medical reason well founded. So, in most cases, be partially reimbursed, you must check with their mutual health.


For the buttocks, the rate varies between 1000 and 3000 euros for liposuction of the thighs, between 1500 and 3000 euros. For liposuction of the abdomen and stomach, prices range between 900 and 2000 euros. Regarding liposuction of the calves and knees, the price range is around 700 to 1200 euros.Finally, the face (cheeks, double chin), it takes 1 200-2 000. It is essential to ensure before leaving the operating surgeon has all the vital qualifications and ensure that both the “service”. Do not forget that, above all, liposuction is surgery, if it is done poorly, it can have irreversible consequences.

Rates abroad

For those who wish to offer a dream figure cheaper, there is the temptation of going abroad for liposuction. However, be careful not to do so at the expense of security! Regarding rates for liposuction in Tunisia or Morocco, for example, can save an average of 50% on the cost of the operation. Rates in those countries are currently in the order of 950 to 1800 euros and include physician fees, living expenses clinic and pharmacy, and finally the costs of compression garments need wear three weeks after the operation.