SMARTLipo Laser Liposuction Body Contouring
Pittsburgh, PA | Columbus, OH
SMARTLipo™ laser liposuction body contouring 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 body contouring utilizes a very thin cannula and laser to quickly melt stubborn pockets of body fat while tightening skin on the:
Because of SMARTLipo's skin tightening effect, it is also beneficial when used in conjunction with conventional liposuction on larger areas of the body.
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A unique benefit of SMARTLipo is that it promotes skin tightening through thermal heating and tissue coagulation, something traditional liposuction cannot do. This allows men and women with loose skin - who previously were not ideal candidates for conventional liposuction - to have a body contouring treatment with the added benefit of skin tightening.
SMARTLipo body contouring 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 it 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 treatment is required. The session may last from 45 minutes to one hour for each area treated. Results are seen immediately with continued improvement over several weeks.
SMARTLipo laser liposuction for body contouring and skin tightening can be performed alone or in conjunction with other types of cosmetic surgery procedures such as:
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After the SMARTLipo ™ Laser 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.
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Who is a good candidate for SMARTLipo body contouring?
Ideal SMARTLipo body contouring candidates are in good health, of normal body weight and have realistic expectations for fat removal and skin tightening. SMARTLipo body contouring is best for people who have pockets of fat that seem to be resistant to diet and exercise.
Are SMARTLipo results long lasting?
Yes. Adults do not "regenerate" new fat cells. Fat cells are permanently removed during a SMARTLipo Laser Liposuction treatment. Afterwards, if people gain weight, most fat will be deposited in other areas of the body.
Are there alternate body contouring treatments?
A number body contouring alternatives are available, however, SMARTLipo laser liposuction and conventional liposuction surgery are the only methods of fat removal that permanently remove fat cells from the body. Less invasive fat removal and body contouring treatments include:
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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