What sort of scarring is expected after liposuction?
Incisions made for liposuction are very small, typically between three to five millimeters in length. While scars are minimal and usually fade over time with recovery, they may leave slightly visible marks similar to that of a freckle or fine line.
With certain liposuction techniques, Dr. Jazayeri notes there is a higher chance that the initial scarring will appear redder and take longer to heal if the procedure is completed too quickly.
Overall, Dr. Jazayeri says that scarring is almost never an issue with patients, and he hasn’t had any complaints. In his 20-year-career of practicing plastic surgery, Dr. Jazayeri notes that he has only revised one or two scars.