Laser Liposuction

  4.7 /5 (9 Reviews)

Laser Liposuction Often promoted as the next evolution in liposuction, laser-assisted lipolysis, or Laser Lipo, is a fat removal procedure that uses advanced laser technology to breakdown fat deposits in the thighs, buttocks, hips, abdomen, and even the neck and chin area.

Rather than relying on the traditional suction tube of tumescent liposuction, Laser Liposuction uses a noodle thin cannula, which can be inserted below the skin through a very tiny incision. This means less blood loss and less risk of scarring for the patient. Computer guided laser energy is then activated to heat and breakdown targeted fat deposits, which are liquefied and retrieved through the cannula.

Plastic surgeons who offer Laser Liposuction routinely credit the procedure for achieveing comparable results to tumescent liposuction with fewer risk factors and less pain to the patient. Laser Lipo patients typically only need a local anesthetic for their procedure, rather than general anesthesia, and the recovery time for a Laser Lipo procedure tends to be quicker, as the operation is considerably less invasive.

The best known brand name associated with Laser Liposuction is SmartLipo™ , which is offered by a number of plastic surgeons in the PSP network.

To learn more about Laser Liposuction, or to schedule a consultation with a local Laser Lipo specialist, contact us today.

Typical Minimum Cost of Laser Liposuction (based on national averages):
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Typical Maximum Cost of Laser Liposuction (based on national averages):
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Time Required for Laser Liposuction:
SmartLipo and other laser liposuction procedures can take under an hour to complete, though several sessions might be needed to generate the desired results.
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Is Laser Liposuction an InPatient or OutPatient Procedure?
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What are the Side Effects of Laser Liposuction?
Less invasive than tumescent liposuction, Laser Lipo usually has few risks, the most common being tempoary redness, pain, and swelling.

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How Long do Laser Liposuction results last?
Results of Laser Lipo can last years, particularly if the patient maintains a healthy lifestyle post surgery.
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What is the recovery time for Laser Liposuction?
Laser Liposuction patients usually require no more than 24 hours to return to work and most normal activities.
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Will my insurance company cover Laser Liposuction?
A cosmetic procedure, Laser Lipo is not generally covered.
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Is there much discomfort for Laser Liposuction?
A local anesthetic dulls most of the pain of the laser itself, and generic pain meds can help the patient recover from temporary lingering pain after the procedure.
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What else can I combine Laser Liposuction with?
Skin Tightening, Mesotherapy, VelaShape, LipoDissolve, traditional Liposuction
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What else is Laser Liposuction referred to as?
SmartLipo, Vaser liposuction, Laser Lipo, laser-guided liposuction, laser guided lipolysis, laser fat removal, lazer liposuction
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Laser Liposuction Testimonials:

August 6, 2016
"Staff was friendly and Dr. was very personable. Willing to explain the procedure and the expected outcome."
Customer Rating.... 5.0

July 21, 2016
"My entire experience was fabulous! Dr. Khattab is very dedicated to his patients. I will definitely tell my friends about my great experience and I plan to have other procedures with this team. Again, thank you for a great experience. "
Customer Rating.... 5.0

February 5, 2016
"The technician was very helpful and answered all of my questions. She was knowledgeable and friendly."
Customer Rating.... 5.0

November 24, 2015
"Everything about the consultation was great! Looking forward to working with Elk Grove Medical Spa. :)"
Customer Rating.... 4.1

November 4, 2015
"The doctor is awesome. If I move forward, I will definitely do so with this practice."
Customer Rating.... 5.0

November 4, 2015
"I have every reason to believe I will have outstanding results from my ultrasound. The nurse was outstanding, simultaneously remaining kind, calm, and professional throughout the process. She made the experience better by talking just enough to keep me distracted from the pain. Epione is a beautiful destination and while it's really expensive, I believe you get what you pay for. I look forward to many more procedures there when I can afford them."
Customer Rating.... 4.2

May 29, 2015
"I really can't think of anything that needs improvement. Procedure was easy to schedule, price was very competitive and surgery and the initial follow up went as per my expectations. I am on 7 days post OP so it is too early to say that the results meet my expectations, but initial results look promising and I am hopeful that the final results (3 months) will be as per my expectations."
Customer Rating.... 5.0

July 28, 2012
"I found the consultation very Informative. The process was very easy. The appointment setter was very informative and very helpful. The location was clean and the reception was very pleasant. I learned alot about different procedures that helped me make a better decision about my body contouring needs. I will get this procedure done,so I'm working on getting the finances together. "
VANESSA J. - Casselberry, FL
Customer Rating.... 5.0

June 25, 2012
"The providers were excellent in their own individual personalities and delivery of services. Did My procedures go well? Yes. Do I like the result? Thus far, NO."
TCHAIKO E. - Orlando, FL
Customer Rating.... 3.8


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