Smart 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 SmartLipo has 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.
How It Works
You will need to schedule an appointment with your surgeon who will discuss your goals and expectations. He or she will take a medical history and complete a physical exam.
Your surgeon will fill the targeted area with a saline solution. This solution will not only numb the site, but will shrink your blood vessels as well. The laser is inserted into the skin and heats the fat cells to 45 degrees centigrade, resulting in a breakdown of membranes and release of liquid fat. A small incision is made in the area and tiny tubes are inserted to suck out the dissolved fat cells. As the laser melts the fats, it also coagulates the loose ends of small blood vessels. Compression garments are optional as the area will not bleed very much after the laser is removed. The healing-tissues do the rest of the work in contracting the treated area as well as the overlying skin.
Fat cells are targeted with a special laser that uses sound energy to literally dissolve the cells on contact. The dissolved fat is massaged out of the body with a gentle suction. A small amount of fat is retained; it's absorbed in your body and excreted as waste within 24 hours.
There is no pain during the procedure. Your body may ache and you may experience a few pains that feel more like you've just finished a rigorous work out, but that's about it. Bruising is minimal. It's difficult to find the incision sites or even tell by looking at the skin that liposuction has been done after about 3 months.
SmartLipo is not for you if you have:
• liver problems
• blood disorders
• kidney problems
• heart problems
• skin disorders
For further information about smart lipo options, 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.