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Hi doctors, i heard about new way to suck fats without surgery by using laser so is it useful? And is there any side effects? Thnx

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Dr. Azita Madjidi
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Not quite

There are two kinds of laser usage for fat reduction.
One is laser assisted liposuction, which is still surgery and require the introduction of a cannula to suck the fat out. The second use of laser is non invasive, which means that the skin is not cut. Laser beam is directed on the fat to destroy the fat and your body will absorb it . There is always a risk of burn with laser.

In brief: Not quite

There are two kinds of laser usage for fat reduction.
One is laser assisted liposuction, which is still surgery and require the introduction of a cannula to suck the fat out. The second use of laser is non invasive, which means that the skin is not cut. Laser beam is directed on the fat to destroy the fat and your body will absorb it . There is always a risk of burn with laser.
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Dr. Barry Handler
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Not new

Laser liposuction or smartlipo has been around five or more years.
First generation machines were no better than traditional liposuction but the newest models offer better skin tightening and impressive treatment for cellulite. As with traditional liposuction irregularities are a risk. Any laser can cause burns but the temperature gauge makes burns less likely.

In brief: Not new

Laser liposuction or smartlipo has been around five or more years.
First generation machines were no better than traditional liposuction but the newest models offer better skin tightening and impressive treatment for cellulite. As with traditional liposuction irregularities are a risk. Any laser can cause burns but the temperature gauge makes burns less likely.
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Dr. Hashim Alani
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Laser fat removal

Laser may be good for small aount of fat.
More fat will need liposuction.

In brief: Laser fat removal

Laser may be good for small aount of fat.
More fat will need liposuction.
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