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Dr. Ernesto Acosta Abeyta

Liposculpture in Merida

Certified by the Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery Council


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Liposculpture in Merida

Dr. Ernesto Acosta Abeyta


I have more than 11 years of experience in my area of ​​expertise. Throughout this time, I have cared for more than 3,500 patients and performed more than 3,800 procedures.

Academic Training

I am certified by the Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery Council. I am also an active member of different specialized colleges in the area.

Professional Certificate: 3579293 | Specialty Certificate: 6568481 | Certification: No. 1519 


I like to keep up to date, which is why I have presented research at National and International Congresses, as well as I have participated as a Member of the Scientific Society of the «Ignacio A. Santos» School of Medicine.


These are some of the treatments that I offer in my practice


Wear the face that you have longed for this time


Non-surgical treatments to improve skin quality


Lifts, increases or reduces the breast (also in men)


Redesign your silhouette with a highly specialized aesthetic approach

Reconstructive Surgery

Repairs and remodels affected body and / or facial structures

Liposculpture in Merida

Liposculpture in Merida

What is a surgery for body changes during pregnancy?

Liposculpture is a cosmetic surgical procedure that aims to shape and contour the body by removing excess fat from specific areas. It goes beyond traditional liposuction, focusing on not only removing fat but also sculpting and reshaping the body’s natural lines and contours. This process involves the strategic removal or redistribution of fat to create a more aesthetically pleasing appearance. Unlike liposuction, which is more about reducing fat in specific areas, liposculpture is about achieving balance and proportion in the body.

How is it performed?

Liposculpture is usually performed by a plastic surgeon or a dermatologist with expertise in cosmetic surgery. The procedure is typically done under local or general anesthesia, depending on the extent of the work. The most common method involves making small incisions in the skin, through which a thin tube, or cannula, is inserted. The surgeon uses this cannula to suction out excess fat from targeted areas, such as the abdomen, thighs, hips, arms, or neck.

In some cases, the fat removed can be purified and then re-injected into other areas of the body to enhance volume or contour. This technique, known as fat grafting or fat transfer, is often used to add fullness to the buttocks, cheeks, or lips, achieving a more harmonious look.

Why is this procedure done?

Liposculpture is not typically used to treat medical conditions; it is more commonly sought for aesthetic reasons. However, some conditions and situations lead people to consider this procedure. These include:

  • Localized Fat Deposits: When certain areas of the body have stubborn fat that does not respond to diet or exercise, liposculpture can help remove it and create a more sculpted appearance.
  • Body Contouring After Weight Loss: After significant weight loss, some people are left with pockets of fat that are resistant to further reduction. Liposculpture can help refine these areas.
  • Improving Body Proportions: Individuals who feel that certain parts of their body are out of proportion with the rest may choose liposculpture to achieve a more balanced look.

How do I know if I’m a candidate for this procedure?

Ideal candidates for liposculpture are individuals who are in good overall health and have realistic expectations about the procedure. They are generally within a reasonable range of their ideal body weight but have areas of stubborn fat that do not respond to exercise or diet. Candidates should not be significantly overweight or obese, as liposculpture is not a weight-loss solution. Additionally, they should have good skin elasticity to ensure smooth results after fat removal.

How long does the procedure take?

The duration of a liposculpture procedure can vary depending on the number of areas being treated and the amount of fat being removed. A typical procedure may take between one to three hours, but complex cases with multiple target areas can take longer. Factors such as anesthesia, preoperative preparation, and postoperative recovery time can also influence the overall duration.

What is the recovery time?

Recovery from liposculpture typically involves a short period of rest followed by a gradual return to normal activities. Most patients can resume light activities within a few days, but full recovery can take several weeks. The exact recovery time depends on the extent of the procedure, the areas treated, and the patient’s overall health. Swelling and bruising are common and can last for several weeks, with full results becoming visible once these symptoms subside. Patients are usually advised to wear compression garments during the initial recovery phase to help reduce swelling and support the healing process.

Results of a liposculpture.

The results of liposculpture can be impressive, with many patients achieving a more contoured and proportionate body shape. However, these results can vary based on factors such as the patient’s body type, skin elasticity, age, and the complexity of the procedure. In general, patients who maintain a healthy lifestyle with proper diet and exercise are more likely to sustain the benefits of liposculpture in the long term. It is important to remember that while liposculpture can significantly enhance body contours, it is not a substitute for healthy living or a cure for obesity.

Other specialties

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Aims at the surgical removal of skin wrinkles or rhytidosis.


It consists of injecting a fat burner into the abdomen 24 hours. before the session with the team. It consists of 6 to 7 sessions according to the doctor’s assessment.


A consultation with a specialist and a written diet are offered. In order to drain fat, we have a SPA with areas for cardiovascular exercise with a personalized instructor.

I accept Major Medical Expense Insurance

Medical office in Mérida

My office is located in the city of Mérida, a tourist destination that transmits magic, culture and tradition. It is considered the most beautiful city in Mexico, and without a doubt, your stay in the city, added to the care that my team of specialists will give you, will be unforgettable.

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