Lipoplasty is a term referring to a surgical procedure used to reshape localised fat deposits. There are several types of lipoplasty. Liposuction: which refers to removal of fat tissue with a suction machine, being the most common technique. Liposculpture: is a type of lipoplasty in which a syringe is used to remove fat, improving contours of the body. Other techniques of liposuction are ultrasound-assisted (UAL), power assisted (PAL) laser assisted, vibro-liposuction, water jet etc. The most popular regions treated are hips, inner and outer thighs, abdomen, arms and under the chin. Men commonly request the flanks (love handles), breasts (man boobs) and abdomen.