Laser Liposuction

If you are interested in having liposuction to remove excess fat deposits from your body, you might be interested in knowing that you can have laser liposuction. Lasers have taken the world of surgery by storm and now plastic surgeons are utilizing their incredible efficiency and surgical techniques.

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.

Added features of Laser Liposuction

• Shorter and less visits

• Less pain

• Quicker recovery time

• Reduced scarring and bruising

Parts of the body that can be treated:

Laser liposuction can be a great alternative to traditional liposuction procedures. It is ideal for treating localized deposits of fat around the hips, saddle bag thighs, inner thighs, buttocks, love handles around the waist, extra fat around the tummy, small areas of the face, arms, breasts, areas of loose and flabby skin. It can also be used to tighten a loose neck where there is excess fat under the chin and jaw line. The procedure is performed on men and women of all ages. For most patients, typically only one treatment is required. The session may last from 45 minutes to one hour for each area treated.

Complications may include

• Infection

• Skin irregularity

• Nerve damage

Typically, patients will experience some bruising and swelling immediately after surgery which will disappear, the laser procedure leaves little to no scarring and requires no stitches, only two days of down time and only two weeks for compression garments if they are needed.

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