Laser Liposuction

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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.

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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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