Are you not able to get rid of excess fat on certain areas of your body? When diet and exercise are not doing the trick, many choose to have Smart Lipo administered to reduce fat and cellulite. The procedure can be administered on the waist, upper arms, thighs, and love handles. This procedure has many advantages to its more-invasive counterpart, traditional liposuction.
The procedure uses a medical device that is specifically designed for laser liposuction. A thin tube that contains a laser fiber is inserted into the target sites. The laser will deliver thermal energy to the fat cells and melt the fat. The fat is removed through gentle suction. The tissue around the target area will tighten because of coagulation, so it can reduce the appearance of cellulite and give individuals a smoother shape.
What Are the Benefits of Smart Lipo?
There are many advantages of Smart Lipo. It is a short procedure that only takes about one to two hours to complete, which will depend on the size of the target area. The procedure is less invasive than traditional liposuction because the laser that is used will liquify fat, which will make it easier to remove from your body.
Traditional liposuction can leave individuals with sagging skin. The heat of the laser that is used with Smart Lipo will stimulate your body to naturally produce collagen. Your body’s natural response to the laser will increase collagen and tighten your skin. Since Smart Lipo is much less invasive, that means less downtime and less scarring as well.
Many individuals choose to have this type of liposuction administered because it has a faster recovery time. It is performed as an outpatient procedure, and the comfort of the patients is ensured before beginning. With standard liposuction, there is a recovery time of several weeks, and some individuals may have to wear a compression garment for six weeks. Most individuals who have Smart Lipo administered can resume their normal activities in a couple of days.
Who are the Best Candidates for the Procedure?
Candidates for Smart Lipo will be at least 18 years of age and in good physical health. It is also important for individuals to have a positive outlook about the results with realistic goals. The procedure is best for individuals who are looking to contour their body, not for those who are looking for a weight loss solution.
To find out if Smart Lipo is right for you, speak with the educated staff at Sculpt Medical Spa in Virginia Beach. We would be more than happy to answer any questions you may have. Contact us today to schedule your consultation! we