Questions & Answers
View answers provided by DermaNetwork.org specialists. If your question is not answered below, please submit your question to our Ask a Specialist feature.
Will Smart Lipo work on my whole body? (2 answers)
I weigh about 240 pounds and I want my whole body treated with Smart Lipo except my chest and butt. Would I be able to get that done? How many treatments would that require?
Does Smart Lipo cause skin to stick to the muscle? (1 answer)
I had Smart Lipo done to my torso two months ago and it seems that on my right side from my armpit to my waist my skin is stuck to my muscle. I am not able to really stretch that side as I can my left. Will this go away on its own?
Is it safe for me to have smart lipo? I've had 4 C-Sections (1 answer)
I have had 4 c sections. In the year 1999,2002,2004,& 2010. I have been told that I have lots of sacr tissue, so much that I had to get a second scar under the inscision that I had with my first three c-sections. Is smart lipo safe for me?
Smart Lipo vs. Tummy Tuck and less recovery time? (1 answer)
I have had 2 c-sections and wanted to know if the results would betweeb Smart Lipo and a Tummy Tuck would be similar? I can't be out of work too long so I was wondering which one has less recovery time? Thanks!
Will my cellulite get worse and cause my skin to sag? (1 answer)
I had a consult for lipo in my butt/thighs. I was told it only works for those who need a little fat removed & the procedure would only make my cellulite worse, cause my skin sag, and that nothing would help. I was also told that any doctor that says otherwise would be lying. Is this true?
How does anatomy affect results? (0 answers)
I had Smart Lipo done to my abd 7 months ago and still have a belly. I have heard that some people need to have the procedure redone and/or their anatomy could dictate results. How do you know if your anatomy will respond negatively?
I had Smart Lipo & I still have a belly. (1 answer)
I had Smart Lipo on my belly over 6 months ago. After 6 months there is NO change. My waist measurements are the same and my clothes do not fit any better. Could it not have worked? Or could it be another issue? I am 41 yr female who works out 4 days a week.
How old do you have to be to have Smart Lipo? (0 answers)
I'm 13 years old and I was wondering how old you have to be to have Smart Lipo? Im 5'9 tall and I weigh about 168lbs. I have a very mature body and I have tried dieting and exercising, but nothing has worked to help me loose my 'love handles'. Please help!
Can I eat breakfast if my surgery is at 7:30? (0 answers)
Was not given any pre op instructions other than to take one pill 30 min before surgery at 7:30. I am really anxious to know if it's okay to eat breakfast before I go in?
Can Smart Lipo treat cellulite? (2 answers)
I know SmartLipo is mostly used for toning and contouring, but will it help reduce the appearance of cellulite on my thighs?
Can Smart Lipo lasers burn me? (2 answers)
I am concerned about the use of lasers under the skin. Is it possible to be burned during Smart Lipo? What other risks are involved?
I had Smart Lipo a month ago, why do I look exactly the same!? (1 answer)
I had smart lipo done on my flanks and stomach area a month ago and I feel exactly the same, if not fatter in that area. I am a petite girl to begin with also. My stomach looked different the first week was happy, but now I look like NOTHING happened
I had smart lipo and no change after 6 weeks, what is going on? (0 answers)
I am still the same size as I was when i went in. I am not a petite girl with a tiny pouch to remove. I weigh 223 pounds, I measure at below the breast 42" across my belly at 47" and lower belly at 51" I was told i should have lost at least half.
Does Smart Lipo use the Zerona laser? (1 answer)
I have been reading about the Zerona laser, and wondered if Smart Lipo is the same procedure. What are the benefits and drawbacks of undergoing such a procedure.
Is Smart Lipo helpful after a c-section? (2 answers)
I had a c section 9 months ago and still have an over lapped belly. I would like to get back to my original weight of 115 pounds or in the range of 105-110. I currently weigh 130. I also have severe stretch marks. Can Smart Lipo help?
SmartLipo and Diabetes (2 answers)
I do take medication for diabetes and heart meds, why would that prevent me from getting smart lipo since it is so non invasive.
Healthy diabetic a candidate for SmartLipo? (1 answer)
I am a healthy diabetic 38 yr old woman.Despite my years of effort with daily exercise and healthy diet I have been unsuccessful in losing the excess weight on my lower stomach and would lke to know if I could be a candidate for Smart Lipo.