SMARTLipo Laser Liposuction for the Face
Pittsburgh, PA | Columbus, OH
SMARTLipo™ laser liposuction is commonly performed for body contouring, however it is has become the gold standard in facial liposuction and neck liposuction. SMARTLipo facial liposuction is a minimally-invasive fat removal and skin tightening treatment that is performed with local anesthesia, and depending on the area treated, can be performed in less than an hour.
SMARTlipo laser liposuction for facial liposuction utilizes a very thin cannula and laser to quickly melt small areas of fat tightening skin on the:
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SMARTLipo facial liposuction and skin tightening is performed as a simple outpatient treatment. A paperclip-thin probe, approximately 1-2mm in diameter containing a laser fiber, is inserted beneath the skin. The probe is moved back and forth delivering the laser's energy to the fat cells, causing the fat cells to rupture and liquefy. The liquefied fat is easily drained or absorbed through the body's lymphatic system where it's flushed naturally from the body.
For most people, typically only one SMARTLipo facial liposuction treatment is required. The session may last from 45 minutes to one hour depending on the area treated. Results are seen immediately with continued improvement over several weeks.
SMARTLipo laser liposuction for facial liposuction and skin tightening can be performed alone or in conjunction with other types of cosmetic surgery procedures such as:
After the SMARTLipo ™ Facial Liposuction treatment you may experience mild swelling and bruising. We recommend 1-2 days without vigorous activity but most patients are able to return to work immediately depending on their occupation. A compression garment can be worn if SMARTLipo laser liposuction is used for fat removal on larger areas of the body.
Who is a good candidate for SMARTLipo facial liposuction or neck liposuction?
Ideal SMARTLipo facial liposuction candidates are in good health, of normal body weight and have realistic expectations for fat removal and skin tightening. SMARTLipo facial liposuction and neck liposuction is best for people who have small pockets of fat under the neck, jowls or face that seem to be resistant to diet and exercise.
Are SMARTLipo Facial Liposuction results long lasting?
Yes. Adults do not "regenerate" new fat cells. Fat cells are permanently removed during a SMARTLipo facial Liposuction and neck liposuction treatments. Afterwards, if people gain weight, most fat will be deposited in other areas of the body.
Are there alternate treatments SmartLipo Facial Liposuction treatments?
SmartLipo Laser Liposuction for the face is the only treatment to permanently remove fat from the neck, jowl and cheeks. However, a number of facial skin tightening and facial cosmetic surgery procedures are available to improve the appearance of tired, aging skin, and enhance the natural contours of the face, such as:
- Thermage Non-Surgical Facelift
- Deep Chemical Peels
- Face Lift Procedures
- QuickLift Mini Face Lift
- Chin Augmentation
- Cheek Implants
Are there risks associated with Cosmetic Surgery procedures?
Men and women of all ages choose cosmetic surgery for a number of reasons and the process of deciding to have elective cosmetic plastic surgery is highly individualized and very personal. This decision can offer lasting improvement not only to an individual's physical appearance, but also to their self-confidence and self-esteem. However, choosing to have any type of elective surgery, including cosmetic surgery is not without risk and potential complications.
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