If you are looking for weight loss and management techniques: both BodyTite and Liposuction are well known procedures. In this blog, we will see the differences between these two procedures – helping our readers determine which is best for them.

Different Medical Approaches

While both these medical treatments are targeted to weight loss and management liposuction is an aesthetic procedure that breaks up and removes fat cells from the targeted areas of your body using a laser. A small tube is inserted underneath your skin. a laser operated machine then delivers energy to the fat cells causing them to break and shed off. The fat is then suctioned out.

On the other hand, BodyTite removes fat cells using a very similar approach However, the only key difference is the type of energy used to break down fat cells. This procedure does not use laser but radio frequency assisted liposuction to melt fat cells.

Skin Tightening Benefits

The new and advanced BodyTite treatment has great skin tightening benefits during the procedure. Traditional liposuction does not have any skin tightening benefits. BodyTite improves skin laxity after excessive weight loss and has proven to achieve a more firmer and toned skin as compared to liposuction which results in sagging skin after the procedure.

Procedure Differences

Liposuction requires general anesthesia while BodyTite only requires local anesthesia. bodyTite is comparatively a less invasive procedure than liposuction and can be completed in around 15-30 minutes depending on the treatment areas and extent of the issue. Whereas, liposuction operations take anywhere around 1 to 4 hours.

Recovery and Downtime

Considering the level of invasiveness involved in both procedures, BodyTite will result in a few scars and bruises while liposuction can result in deep bruising that can last weeks. Downtime for liposuction ranges from a week or two with proper post care. While BodyTite patients undergo a downtime for maximum 2 or 3 days.

Post Procedure Results

Every person has a different weight loss journey which means results may vary from person to person. With traditional liposuction, you can see results in 3-10 months or a year while BodyTite patients see immediate results and best are noticeable after 6 months time bracket.


The cost point of view may vary for each treatment depending on your clinic, treatment areas and desired results. While BodyTite is considered more advanced, the cost can vary depending on every client’s case.

Final Verdict

Consulting a healthcare professional for managing excess weight is best. A comprehensive evaluation can help assess your body needs and curate a personalized plan in action. At Balanced Ketamine, we provide our patients with comprehensive care and treatment. Call us at (913) 871-9888.

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