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SmartLipo FAQ: A Crash Course in the Latest Fat Loss Technology


August 10, 2016

Laser liposuction, or SmartLipo is the latest and greatest in fat reduction treatments! It’s cutting edge technology allows patients to experience a quick and easy liposuction experience, with little-to-no downtime and impressive results. Looking to learn more about SmartLipo? Well, you’ve come to the right place!

Q: What sets SmartLipo apart from traditional liposuction?
A: The technologies used in laser or smart liposuction allow for fat to be liquefied and drained, instead of removed in chunks the traditional way. This means that a smaller cannula can be used, resulting in minimal bruising and scarring, and smoother, tighter results.

Q: What type of anesthesia is used?
A: Local anesthesia is used, instead of general anesthesia. This means that the patient will not have to be put under for the procedure, which drastically reduces the overall cost and increases safety.

Q: How do I know if I qualify for the procedure?
A: The good news is, almost everyone is an ideal candidate when it comes to SmartLipo! If you’ve adjusted your dietary and exercise habits, but still have stubborn fat pockets, lipo is a great solution to help you put the finishing touches on your physique.

Q: Is the SmartLipo treatment expensive?
A: Our pricing is highly competitive, and we offer discounts often throughout the year. However, total cost is hard to estimate without a consultation first, as it is dependent on a patient’s height, weight, and the total scope of the procedure itself.

Q: Are SmartLipo results permanent?
A: In short, yes! Once fat cells have been removed from an area they will not regenerate. However, this doesn’t mean that your body cannot develop new fat cells if you don’t keep to a healthy lifestyle after your procedure. Track your calorie inputs and outputs throughout the day, practice portion control and don’t forget to exercise!

Q: Will I need multiple treatments to see results?
A: Typically, no. Our unique fat removal methods make it so your unwanted fat cells are removed the right way the first time. Again, this does not account for additional fat cells accumulated after the treatment is performed.

Q: How long will my SmartLipo treatment take?
A: Depending on the scope of the procedure, a session can typically take anywhere from 1-2 hours total. Recovery is fast, with some patients even returning to work the very next day. Scarring is minimal, since the a smaller cannula is used and inserted into skin folds to reduce visibility. No stitching is required, and bruising and bleeding occur significantly less than after traditional liposuction.

Q: How do I know if SmartLipo is right for me?
A: Do you exercise regularly and have control over your diet, but can’t seem to lose that unwanted body fat? Have you maybe tried a Liposuction procedure in the past and been left with loose or blotchy skin? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then SmartLipo is the right procedure for you. Smartlipo gently heats the skin and targets the collagen that helps to contract and tighten the area around that fat that is being removed. Your love handles, muffin tops and bat wings will be no match for the artistic touch of our surgeons, leaving no loose or blotchy skin behind!

If you don’t see the answer to your questions here, take a look as a our full list of SmartLipo FAQs on our website or call us at 212-344-0496 to schedule a complimentary consultation.


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