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Please help! what is the difference between liposuction and smart lipo?

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Dr. Keith Denkler
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: SmartLipo Melts Fat

Smartlipo melts fat with laser and can tighten skin.
Regular liposuction uses a cannulas and a vacuum to suction out fat.

In brief: SmartLipo Melts Fat

Smartlipo melts fat with laser and can tighten skin.
Regular liposuction uses a cannulas and a vacuum to suction out fat.
Dr. Keith Denkler
Dr. Keith Denkler
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Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine

In brief: The laser

There are many laser liposuction procedures with many different lasers.
You are awake. The local anesthetic insures you are numb. Then the laser liquefies the fat and the doctor then removes the fat with the cannula. The laser tightens the skin as well. In regular liposuction the cannula traumatizes the fat and removes it. There is more pain, bruising, and recovery. Skin is not tightened.

In brief: The laser

There are many laser liposuction procedures with many different lasers.
You are awake. The local anesthetic insures you are numb. Then the laser liquefies the fat and the doctor then removes the fat with the cannula. The laser tightens the skin as well. In regular liposuction the cannula traumatizes the fat and removes it. There is more pain, bruising, and recovery. Skin is not tightened.
Dr. Sheila Calderon
Dr. Sheila Calderon
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