Liposonix FAQ

What is the Liposonix system?
The Liposonix system uses non-invasive, high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) to get rid of fat on the body without surgery.

What are the typical results of the procedure?
Individual results and office visit time may vary among patients, but on average, patients lose one pant or dress size (1 inch or 2.6 cm).

When will I see results?
Most patients see maximum results in 8 to 12 weeks. This is how long it takes for the body to naturally metabolize the destroyed fat tissue. The targeted fat cells are permanently destroyed, but surrounding fat cells can grow – the best way for patients to maintain their results is to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Is the Liposonix treatment safe?
The Liposonix system has more than a decade of research and testing behind its development. The treatment has a well-defined safety profile.

Are there any side effects?
After treatment, you may experience temporary redness, bruising, discomfort, and swelling.

What does the treatment feel like?
During treatment, you may experience discomfort, pain, cold, prickling, tingling, or warmth.

What will I need to do after the Liposonix treatment?
There are no special requirements. However, post-treatment care is at the discretion of your healthcare professional. Patients are informed they may resume regular activities right away. Patients are advised to maintain (if not improve) the same diet and exercise routine they observed before treatment – but they don’t need to change these things for the treatment to work.

Who are the potential candidates?
The Liposonix treatment is for patients who want to reduce stubborn fat and who do not want to undergo surgery. Men as well as women can benefit from the treatment. The Liposonix treatment is not a means of weight reduction or a replacement for a healthy lifestyle.

How can I find out if the Liposonix treatment is right for me?
Your healthcare professional can determine if the Liposonix treatment is right for you. To learn more and to find a physician in your area, visit