Unless they happen to be a fitness model of some sort, everyone has some area of their body that they would like to be a little firmer. Usually, any extra fat will cause an area of the body to become soft. Sometimes, diet and exercise are enough to tone those areas, but other times, the fat remains stubborn.
So, unless they want to look pudgy for their rest of their lives, many people turn to various cosmetic procedures such as Lipotherme in order to get rid of the excess fat. With medical technology continually advancing, it comes as no surprise that Lipotherme is a procedure that involves lasers liquefying the fat in the chosen area of the body, and then safely removing it.
Some people might think that the basic features of the Lipotherme procedure are very similar to other procedures that involve laser fat removal, but this in an incorrect assumption. This procedure has a thermal effect via heat generated by the lasers, which allows the skin to contract. Thus, the skin becomes both firmer, and smoother.
Basically a small metal tube called a cannula is inserted into the area, which the doctor aims the laser at to liquefy the fat. The fat is the drained out of the tube. Of course, anyone who is considering having Lipotherme done will wonder how much recovery time is needed. After all, many people simply cannot afford to stay out of work for a long period of time. Since this procedure involves minimal invasiveness, that means that the patient will heal faster, and thus only need to be out of work for a very short amount of time.
Something else that prospective patients will be curious about is the amount of pain that is associated with the procedure. This procedure only requires a topical anesthesia, which means that the patient is awake throughout the procedure, and does not have to deal with any of the risks that would be present had general anesthesia been needed.
Once the person has determined that this procedure is ideal for them, then the next step is finding the right doctor to perform the procedure. The chosen doctor should be fully accredited, with years of experience and many verifiable testimonials. The next step is to schedule a consultation.
A consultation is basically a time for the surgeon to get to know what the goals of the patient are. In the case of this particular procedure, the doctor will also perform a BMI test on the patient. This means that the actual amount of fat that is on the body will be calculated, and then compared with that of medical standards. This will help the doctor determine how much fat should be removed.
The procedure itself will not take place in a hospital, but rather in an outpatient setting, such as the doctor's office. This allows for a more sterile environment, since hospitals tend to have bacteria. After the procedure, the results should already start to be visible, with overall results being apparent within a few weeks.