Did you know that about 500,000 get liposuction each year. I know I thought that number was lower than I expected also. As everyone knows liposuction removes fat from one area of your body – your waist, your thighs, etc. What everyone doesn’t know about lipo, according to a recent study, is that the fat when it is removed from one area in your body comes back to a different area of your body after the procedure. You body defends the fat – it doesn’t want it to really go away – but it is okay with it moving to different location. So if you get liposuction on your love handles don’t be surprised a few months later if you start seeing fat appear on your upper back.