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Recovery Tips for Weight Loss Procedure Patients


June 14, 2017

Recovery is one of the most intimidating parts of cosmetic surgery and we want to clear up some possible misconceptions. Liposuction and Smartlipo are not going to steal months of your life, in most cases, it’s only going to be a couple of weeks. There are certainly risks and side effects involved like anything in the medical field, but they likely aren’t what you once thought»

How Long Will it Last
This is a difficult question to respond to with just a single answer. The volume of the fat that needs to be removed, the type of procedure and the pain tolerance of the patient are all going to play a role in recovery. If you are looking into outpatient services and there isn’t much transform that needs to be done, you’ll probably return to normal activity within two-three weeks. If you are removing large portions of fat cells, it will require a hospital visit and almost double the recovery time. Most people will fit right into that two-four week range though if they have a liposuction procedure.

What Are the Risks
Any procedure that requires anesthetics and entry into the body has some risks involved. But you can rest easy knowing that liposuction is an extremely popular procedure, and it also has a great safety track record. The skill of the surgeon is important for reducing risks and all of our surgeons are board certified and graduated from the finest schools in the industry. In rare cases, patients have experienced the following side effects from liposuction:

  • Infections
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Excessive Bruising

Smartlipo Shortens the Process
Smartlipo is a minimally invasive procedure that yields more targeted results and it helps shorten the recovery time. The less invasive a procedure it is, the easier it is going to be to bounce back from. Smartlipo uses lasers to melt away fat at the source, rather than cutting it out with traditional cosmetic surgery tools. Our doctors find that the best Smartlipo results come when a patient is close to their ideal body weight. This also makes the procedure less risky.

Here at Wall Street Cosmetic Surgery, we specialize in Smartlipo procedures and we would recommend them to anyone looking for small tune-ups. Smartlipo isn’t going to completely transform your body, but it will tighten it up and put the finishing touches on that body you always wanted.

To schedule Smartlipo consultation, call 212-344-0496 or click around on our website!



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