Liposuction is not a new cosmetic surgery; in fact it has been carried out for several decades with instruments ranging from rotating scalpels to cannulas. Body contouring through liposuction has grown in popularity because it allows a patient to shape their body exactly how they want it.
In fact, it is one of the most sought after cosmetic procedures by both men and women in the United States. This relatively new laser liposuction, also known as SmartLipo, is a newer treatment that has been in use since 2007 when it was approved by the FDA.
When considering a laser lipo New York surgeon, be sure to choose a specialist who has been performing these procedures since it first began.
The Advanced Cosmetic Surgery Team are forerunners in this cosmetic procedure. As a matter of fact, of the surgeons that perform SmartLipo, our very own team are well-known for their impeccable results! The following information is sure to fill you in on some facts you never knew about Smart Lipo.
So How Does Smart Lipo Work?
SmartLipo laser liposuction utilizes laser to assist in cell liquefaction, or melting. This also means a much smaller cannula is needed to remove the liquefied fat cells. The laser acts as a precise guide, offering nearly flawless results with no rippling or dimpling.
This procedure melts away troublesome fat deposits with reduced trauma and significantly less downtime than traditional liposuction. The incisions made are tiny and the laser seals blood vessels as it treats; reducing bleeding, swelling and bruising for our laser liposuction NYC and Long Island patients versus traditional liposuction.
Who Benefits the Most from Laser Liposuction
SmartLipo is an ideal procedure if you’re ready to maintain a healthy lifestyle with regular exercise and are no more than 25 pounds overweight. The procedure is a great fit for someone who has worked hard to eliminate extra weight but is plagued by a few areas of body fat that just do not respond adequately.
While some health conditions may inhibit a person’s ability to undergo the surgery, the majority of individuals are good candidates for laser liposuction because general anesthesia is not required and the procedure can even be performed in our AAAHC accredited laser liposuction surgical centers, rather than in a hospital.
Faster Healing Times, Better Recovery Experience
The procedure allows our laser lipo New York patients to return to a normal lifestyle much more quickly than traditional liposuction. Most patients can get back to work within about three days of the procedure and the compression garment is gone in about two weeks.
Swelling and bruising subside significantly within about a week, sometimes a bit longer for areas like the stomach and sometimes a bit shorter for areas like the upper arms or chin. The final results are evident within about 4 months of surgery.
Why Choose Laser Lipo Over Traditional Liposuction
The laser-assisted procedure offers the added benefit of tightening any excess skin, thus eliminating the droopiness that can remain after traditional liposuction surgery. This is a common complaint for patients who have traditional liposuction.
The end results with laser liposuction, which cost approximately 30 percent less than regular liposuction, are permanent. Fat is permanently reduced in the area from which it was removed. This is especially appealing to those who want to look good for many years to come.
Choosing the right laser lipo New York surgeon for your procedure is extremely important; you should feel comfortable with the doctor’s experience and qualifications. He or she should communicate a vision of the results you are seeking and how they expect to accomplish this.
At Advanced Cosmetic Surgery of New York, you won’t need to look very hard to see that our experience with the procedure far exceeds most specialists in New York. Feel free to visit our website’s before and after photos by clicking the “Gallery” link at the top of this page.
When considering the location for your procedure, you won’t have to travel far for the very best care; we offer surgery in our Commack, Long Island center and provide free transportation to and from surgery. Contact us today for a consultation with the Advanced Cosmetic Surgery Team at no charge!
*To receive a list of post-op healing times and expectations for this procedure, please contact our office. Smartlipo is a trademark of Cynosure, Inc.