• Targets small areas such as chin, arms, inner thighs and knees
  • Performed under local anaesthetic
  • Adds definition
  • See our before and after photos
  • Best Clinic Group UK and Trustpilot 5 star


The Problem

There are areas of the body that store pockets of fat that cannot be reduced through diet or exercise. Some women may also store substantial amounts of fat tissue in their breasts, resulting in disproportionate body shape.

Many of us have stubborn pockets of fat on our hips, thighs, arms and even around our abdomen, that simply won’t shift through diet or exercise.

MicroLipo is a minimally invasive liposuction, fat removal and body sculpting procedure aimed to enhance your body’s contour, definition and physique.

MicroLipo gets its name from the tiny size of the cannulas used to extract the fat, the smallest of which is just 0.9mm wide and the largest of which is 3mm. The technique can remove up to 3.5 litres of fat. Micro lipo is ideal for many areas of the body including;

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We are also one of very few clinics able to offer treatment for female Lipoedema patients. Micro lipo can be used to help manage the condition and ease the strain on day-to-day activities. Micro lipo gently removes excess fat cells from the area being treated. Patients are then put on a bespoke management programme that involves regular lymphatic massage and specially designed and professionally fitted compression garments.

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Advantages of MicroLipo:

  • The procedure is carried out under local anaesthetic.
  • MicroLipo is minimally invasive.
  • There is minimal risk of bleeding, bruising and discomfort.
  • No stitches required
  • Return to work within 2 days, exercise within a week.

The Problem

There are areas of the body that store pockets of fat that cannot be reduced through diet or exercise. Some women may also store substantial amounts of fat tissue in their breasts, resulting in disproportionate body shape.

MicroLipo is a procedure which achieves excellent cosmetic results but with a rapid post-operative return to normal activities.

A very diluted local anaesthesia is injected into the fat causing the targeted areas to become swollen and firm. This swelling helps separate the fat cells from the other surrounding tissue. The fat is then removed using microcannulas with a diameter less than 3 millimetres.

Traditional liposuction cannulas have a larger diameter and are often used for larger areas such as the thighs, stomach and hips.

The Results

You will notice a change to your shape and outline immediately after the procedure. However, real results will begin to appear within 3-4 weeks post procedure.

A healthy lifestyle paired with good nutrition and exercise will maintain your results. If you gain any weight, it will affect the surrounding areas.

Recovery / Downtime

MicroLipo involves minimal downtime and you can get back to your daily routine almost immediately. Many patients return to work within 48 hours and resume their typical exercise schedule within 7 days. The small incisions made during the procedure will not require stitches.


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    *All images, videos and testimonials are based on the personal experiences of our patients and represent individual body shapes and results. Please bear in mind that results may vary from person to person. All testimonies are provided voluntarily by our patients and clients. Their comments have not been altered in any way, and their experiences are their own.

    Our Experts

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    Dr. Puneet Gupta is highly experienced in micro lipo and has  performed close to 2,000 MicroLipo procedures for The Private Clinic.

    Mr Roberto Uccellini  is highly experienced and has been sculpting patients for decades. Mr Uccellini is also highly experienced facial fat transfer following MicroLipo. See liposuction for more before and after photos.

    Comments from patients

    If you want great legs, there is no greater place to get them from.

    Sophie Bloomfield, Beauty Director, Harper's Bazaar

    My leg shape is a lot straighter and, more importantly, it looks entirely natural. Since deciding to go ahead with the operation, I have spoken more openly about the affliction I found so awkward for so long.

    Deni Kirkova, Female Writer, MailOnline, London

    Great staff. I felt safe and well looked after. Will 100% recommend The Private Clinic. I had micro lipo last week and all in all, I am delighted. These people know what they do and for liposuction, I would not hesitate to recommend them.


    I absolutely love my legs. I never thought they could look this good. The nurses and the staff at The Private Clinic were kind and caring. I am now past the 5 months mark and I am over the moon.

    I think my photos are shocking! I never liked my legs but the photos prove me right!  I think they were completely out of proportion with the rest of my body. I am very small elsewhere (and short) and unfortunately if I lost weight it went from my breasts, my belly and my face but never from my legs.

    I wrote this review because while I was recovering I read forums and reviews online almost daily. Trying to find out if the swelling was common, checking out photos, comparing experiences. I hope this feedback is helpful to other people. *

    V, London

    3 days on and I can already see the result is going to be absolutely wonderful. 

    JH, London

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