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What Is Smartlipo
Smartlipo: It is a brand of a LASER using Nd:Yag wavelengths (1064, 1320 or 1440 nm) delivered through a fiberoptic cable into the subdermal fat to destroy fat cells by thermolysis. It is generally followed by conventional liposuction surgery. I emphasize, Smartlipo is the name of a brand of LASER made by Cynosure, not a surgical procedure. Find more info online and seek a well trained, qualified SURGEON. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
This is a marketing brand of liposuction. This is usually performed in an office not in the operating room as it is less invasive. Since it is less invasive it can be used by non board certified doctors who don't have a lot of training in liposuction. See a board certified plastic surgeon to see if ...Read more
Smart lipo: This is a marketing brand of liposuction. This is usually performed in an office not in the operating room as it is less invasive. Since it is less invasive it can be used by non board certified doctors who don't have a lot of training in liposuction. See a board certified plastic surgeon to see if you are a candidate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How painful is smartlipo? How much pain should I expect during and after my smartlipo procedure?
Tolerable: Pain is relative, everyone responds differently. That being said, most people tolerate smart lipo very well while awake with only an oral pain medication prior. We use tumescent anesthesia, where a numbing fluid is injected into the area to be treated prior to the laser treatment. This portion of the procedure is somewhat uncomfortable, but after that pain is minimal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How is smartlipo different from liposculpture? When is smartlipo used instead of liposculpture and how are they different?
Laser lipo: Smart lipo is simply the addition of a laser to the liposuction surgery. Liposuction (or liposcultpure) permanently removes fat from the treated areas. The laser may help tighten skin and reduce bruising. http://www.dassmd.com/liposuction/index.html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How does tumescent liposuction differ from smartlipo? Are tumescent liposuction and smartlipo the same thing? If not, what's the difference?
Most smart is tumesc: Most smart lipo is performed as tumescent lipo, but not all tumescent lipo is smart lipo. Tumescence is simply a description of the way that the area is numbed (by injecting numbing fluid). Vaser lipo and even traditional lipo can all be done with tumescence. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can smartlipo be done at a medspa? Is smartlipo something i can have done at a medspa, or do I need to go to a plastic surgeon?
Is smartlipo save for abd fat? I've pcos so gym/heathy eating hasn't help. My endocrinologist is not doing much to help the situation. I look 7months
Is smartlipo an effective cellulite treatment? My doctor told me that smartlipo is a very non-invasive cellulite treatment. How does smartlipo work, and can my doctor reduce the cellulite on my buttocks and thighs with this procedure?
Cellulaze: Smartlipo is not a treatment for cellulite. The only fda approved permanent treatment for cellulite is called cellulaze. It is a minimally invasive procedure. Few providers offer this amazing technology. For a list of providers in your area follow this link: http://www.Cynosure.Com/patients/practitioner-locator-results.Php make sure you click on cellulaze. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
At what age do most ppl undergo face lifts? Is there an age that is too young for most Drs' preferences? Best facial/antiaging options for late 30s?
MostlyAfter50But: Most facelifts are done in people older than 50 years age.But having said that there are exceptions and some young people also need it and get it Best anti aging for skin Don't sit in sun too much Eat healthy Moisturise your skin Avoid getting Overweight Exercise regularly ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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