Treatments that Can be Combined with Lipotherme

Lipotherme is a type of laser-assisted liposuction, or lipolysis. Liposuction, while invasive, still remains one of the best options for removing fat on a large scale. But there are some areas that liposuction can't get, and these are often the same trouble spots that don't react to diet and exercise - love handles, bra line or the fronts of the knees. Lipotherme can help a person reduce fat in these areas without surgery.

Lipotherme uses the heat created by a laser to eliminate fat cells just under the skin. At the same time the skin above the fat is tightened, resulting in a significant loss of inches with just one treatment. When used in combination with traditional liposuction, Lipotherme enhances the overall transformation of the body and is often done to boost customer satisfaction.

Lipotherme and Liposuction

Lipotherme is effective in targeting trouble spots and areas that aren't suitable for liposuction, such as under the chin. However, it is not meant to replace traditional liposuction. A doctor may recommend this treatment in combination with surgery. Lipotherme can reduce fatty deposits in specific areas of the body, but traditional liposuction is the better option for widespread fat removal. When performed before surgery, Lipotherme can make body fat easier to remove by softening it with heat. When performed after surgery, Lipotherme helps to tighten skin that may have been made lax by excess fat and improve the overall visible results of the liposuction.

If you are a candidate for liposuction and are worried about other trouble spots affecting the contour of your body, talk to you doctor about adding Lipotherme to your treatment. The doctor can give you a better idea of what results you can expect from Lipotherme and help you decide if it's right for you.

Lipotherme and Skin Tightening Treatments

Many skin tightening treatments use the same premise behind Lipotherme: heat makes collagen contract. While these other treatments cannot address the issue of body fat, they may still help you lose inches in problem areas and improve the skin's texture. It is unlikely that you will be able to have these treatments performed at the same time as your Lipotherme treatment, but they may be scheduled sometime after treatment to maintain results.

Laser-based skin tightening treatments have become increasingly popular for their noninvasive nature. Titan and Thermage are two examples of laser treatments that employ heat below the skin, although they use distinct technologies to do so. Titan is usually applied to the face, but it can be safely used on other areas of the body. VelaShape and VelaSmooth both combine laser technology with mechanical massage provided by a vacuum and are commonly used to reduce cellulite.

If you are interested in laser skin tightening in addition to your Lipotherme treatment, a good starting point is to ask your dermatologist or plastic surgeon what other treatments their offices supply. They can recommend a combination of treatments

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