Liposuction can be as minimal or as aggressive as you and your doctor decide. In other words, multiple body areas can be treated all at once, and all of the unwanted fat can be removed in a single setting. The extent of lipo determines the cost because of time. But the downtime is just days – not weeks or months. Here is an example of a patient who had a few minor problem areas that were treated very delicately with liposuction.