Carlsbad Liposculpture

Laser lipo is an amazing new way that you can have unwanted body fat removed with minimal pain. There are no bulky tubes or uncomfortable office visits that were once necessary for liposuction, because Laser lipo uses smaller instruments and a unique technology that zaps fat cells for contouring and reshaping areas of the that include the abdomen, love handles, backs, thighs, hips, knees, arms, neck and chin. Talk to a plastic surgeon in the Carlsbad area about your goals and expectations, and to determine if you would be a good candidate for Smartlipo.

Utilizing a laser for liposuction, it liquefies the fat deposits that need to be extracted from your body. Your surgeon will adjust the laser to the exact frequency needed to deliver its energy through the initial layers of your skin to reach the fat deposits that are being targeted. Laser assisted liposuction also has the added benefit of tightening you skin following the liposuction procedure.

Candidates for Laser Liposuction

If you have areas of fat that will not respond to diet and exercise, then you're a candidate for laser liposuction. Ideal candidates are in good health, of normal body weight and have realistic expectations for the results.

The Procedure

This procedure is done by penetrating sterile fluid into the fat areas to loosen and soften the fat and then removing the superficial fat using smaller suction tubes or cannulas. By using these smaller instruments there is much less risk of any undesirable defects such as bumpiness, lumpiness or grooving often associated with the older techniques.

The incisions are so tiny that they don't require any stitches and you receive smooth results, allowing for excellent skin retraction, so that on healing, the skin tightens and improvement of lax skin is achieved. The recovery time is amazingly short, because the procedure causes fewer traumas and usually no bruising at all. Most patients can return to work in 1 or 2 days and can do limited exercise in 3-4 days.


The safest technique for body contouring is liposculpture, providing better aesthetic results than traditional liposuction. Most of the more serious complications associated with cosmetic procedures are due to general anesthesia. But in most cases, with this process, a tumescent local anesthesia is used, with some light oral sedation providing a pain free experience and excellent results.

Liposculpting is a minimally invasive treatment to consider if you'd like to contour and shape certain parts of your body. If you'd prefer a procedure with no surgery, no downtime, and no difficult recovery period, then liposculpting could be right for you. For further information about what options are available to you, contact a cosmetic surgeon in your area. An experienced surgeon can help you explore all of your options and determine whether you are a suitable candidate for the procedure that interests you.

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