Sculpt Your Dream Body with Liposuction

The pursuit of a well-contoured body is often filled with rigorous workouts and strict diet regimens. But for some, despite all the efforts, stubborn fat pockets tend to linger, resisting the hardest workouts or the strictest diets. This is where liposuction steps in to transform your body silhouette.

Liposuction, one of the most popular cosmetic procedures, is adeptly performed at the Cosmetic Surgery Center by the accomplished Dr. JoAnne Lopes. Our liposuction procedure focuses on removing excess fat deposits from specific areas of your body, enhancing your natural contours, and promoting a more balanced and proportional body figure.

Whether it’s your hips, buttocks, thighs, arms, or abdomen that’s causing concern, Dr. Lopes uses her surgical artistry to meticulously sculpt these areas, aiming for a result that complements your overall body structure. Her precise and patient-focused approach, combined with years of experience, ensures a smoother, more streamlined silhouette, boosting your confidence and helping you feel more at ease in your body.

At Cosmetic Surgery Center, your transformation journey is our priority. Let us help you unlock the door to a rejuvenated you through liposuction.


5 Benefits of Liposuction

Targeted Fat Reduction:

Liposuction allows for targeted removal of stubborn fat deposits that resist diet and exercise, providing you with a more toned and contoured physique.

Enhanced Body Proportions:

By selectively removing excess fat, liposuction can balance out disproportionate body areas, promoting a harmonious, well-proportioned figure.

Boosts Self-Confidence:

Achieving a body that you’re comfortable in can significantly enhance your self-esteem and body image, leading to increased confidence.

Permanent Fat Cell Removal:

The fat cells removed during liposuction are permanently eliminated. As long as you maintain a stable weight, your new, sleeker contour is here to stay.

Improved Health Associated with Fat Loss:

While not a substitute for overall weight loss, liposuction can contribute to health benefits associated with fat loss, such as reduced risk for certain diseases, improved mobility, and better physical comfort.

Our patients glow, and their reviews shine!

I came here seeking a specific surgery to boost my self confidence. Coming in I was very nervous, self conscious and insecure. When I came in for a consultation, the staff was so welcoming, free of judgement and gentle. I was able to schedule the surgery within 2 weeks. Coming in again still nervous, the staff was always considerate of my feelings. Dr. Lopes explained everything thoroughly, answered any questions and gave me security moving forward. The surgery went amazing. Despite all my nerves and anxiety, I was able to fall asleep. The recovery did take 6 weeks but overall, I am so blessed I came here and had an amazing experience. She has truly changed my life and I have never felt this confident before within my own body. I highly recommend coming here! Everyone is so respectful, kind and professional. If I were to need anything else, I know where to keep coming!
Carrigan Duvall
Carrigan Duvall
Amazing service and very informative! Loved my experience and highly recommend
Kristina Scruggs
Kristina Scruggs
Dr Lopes and her staff did a great job and made sure I was happy with my results!
Emily Drake
Emily Drake
I have been going to Dr. Lopes for over twenty years and she’s the best!
Liz Wood
Liz Wood
Rachel does great assisting me with looking natural and healthy!
Kjersti Lee
Kjersti Lee
Rachel was wonderful, and very helpful! Highly recommended! 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Jennifer Van Deusen
Jennifer Van Deusen
Love this practice! Rachel, Dr. Lopes and front office staff are great! Rachel is so nice and personable! Everyone is so friendly and professional!
Karen Yuhas
Karen Yuhas
I am beyond thrilled with the results from Dr. Lopes. Her expertise, combined with a compassionate approach, made the entire experience exceptional. From start to finish her team was professional caring and attentive. I highly recommend her to anyone considering cosmetic enhancements. Thank you for your incredible work!!!
Tina Clements
Tina Clements
I had an amazing experience with two procedures that Dr. Joan Lopes performed on me. One of them was brachioplasty, and the other was myellevate. I had wonderful results. I love the entire staff. Dr. Lopes is so sweet and so caring, very professional. I would never go anywhere else for any other procedure. I would recommend to all of my friends and family. From beginning to end, the experience was amazing !
nicole okal
nicole okal
Laser hair removal with Rachel is always great. She is professional precise and personable. I’m Very satisfied with the service.
Scilla Leitner
Scilla Leitner

Is Liposuction Right for You?

Deciding if liposuction is the right choice for you involves a thoughtful consideration of your physical health, mental wellbeing, and personal expectations. Ideal candidates for liposuction are generally those who maintain a stable weight but struggle with stubborn pockets of excess fat that persist despite diet and exercise efforts. Sound physical health is essential, as is mental stability and an optimistic, realistic perspective of the results.

Skin elasticity plays a crucial role in the success of a liposuction procedure. Firm, elastic skin is more likely to reshape effectively to your body’s new contours, ensuring a more pleasing final result. If you have loose, hanging skin, it may not adjust to the new contours and an additional procedure might be required to remove the excess skin, leaving visible scars.

Liposuction is not advised if you have had recent surgery on the target area, poor blood circulation in that area, or suffer from heart or lung disease. Remember, liposuction is not a solution for cellulite – the dimpled skin that sometimes appears on thighs, hips, and buttocks. There are, however, other methods that may improve this condition.

Post-procedure, anticipate some swelling and bruising, along with potential discomfort, which can be managed with medications. While the recovery process may take some time, with most swelling and discoloration dissipating within one to two months post-surgery, the results can be genuinely transformative. By maintaining a sensible diet and regular exercise routine, the newfound contour can be lasting. Many patients experience a newfound sense of confidence, ease in clothing choice, and overall satisfaction with their body shape.

In essence, liposuction could be an excellent choice for you if you are seeking a more sculpted body contour, possess good skin elasticity, are in good health, and have realistic expectations about the results. With these factors in place, you’ll be well on your way to enjoying a new, more comfortable shape that can bring with it a renewed sense of body confidence.

About Your Private Consultation


Comprehensive Health Evaluation

During your consultation with Dr. Joanne Lopes, expect a thorough review of your medical history and current health status. This will include any pre-existing conditions, medications you’re currently taking, and any past surgical procedures. It’s crucial to provide complete and accurate information to ensure your safety and the success of the surgery.


Discussion of Goals and Expectations

Dr. Lopes will take the time to understand your cosmetic goals and expectations. She will give you a realistic picture of what the procedure can achieve and ensure your goals align with these possibilities. This discussion will help you develop a shared vision for the results of the procedure.


Physical Examination and Procedure Explanation

Finally, Dr. Lopes will perform a physical examination, which is crucial in planning your procedure. She will discuss your procedures in detail, explaining the steps involved, the techniques she uses, and what you can expect during recovery. This information will help you feel informed and confident about the process.

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Where artistry meets innovation in cosmetic solutions.

The Cosmetic Surgery Center is a state-of-the-art facility featuring advanced examination, operating, and recovery rooms. From the instant you step into our office, you'll be immersed in a serene, inviting environment. Dr. Joanne Lopes' team of experts combines clinical excellence with a warm, compassionate approach to ensure your utmost satisfaction. Conveniently situated just off the Virginia Beach Expressway on Louisa Ave, our center is easily accessible for all your cosmetic needs.

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Why Choose Cosmetic Surgery Center?


Experienced Doctors

Benefit from Dr. JoAnne Lopes' extensive experience, board certification, and personalized approach to achieve your aesthetic aspirations.


Professional Environment

Experience a serene, state-of-the-art facility equipped with advanced technology, ensuring your comfort and safety throughout your transformation.


Innovative Solutions

Discover a wide range of innovative cosmetic solutions, including surgical and non-surgical procedures, tailored to your unique goals and preferences.


Compassionate Care

Receive attentive, compassionate care from our dedicated team, ensuring you feel supported and confident at every step of your aesthetic journey.


Convenient Location

Enjoy our convenient location just off the Virginia Beach Expressway on Louisa Ave, making your transformation easily accessible.


Exceptional Results

Trust our commitment to patient satisfaction and exceptional results, fostering long-lasting relationships and empowering your confidence in your appearance.

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Cosmetic Surgery Center

A Woman's Touch, a Surgeon's Hands

Dr. Joanne Lopes, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

(757) 497-5400

328 Louisa Ave #110, Virginia Beach, VA 23454