Body Sculpting With Laser Lipo at Laser Lipo & Vein Center
Are you struggling with those stubborn areas that just won’t go away no matter how much you exercise and diet? This is a common problem that is tied to genetics. These fat accumulations are often inherited and are often prove impossible to get rid of; however, with LipoSculpting, you can smooth out these problem areas.
Body Sculpting with Tumescent Liposuction
The tumescent liposuction procedure is a significant advancement in liposuction techniques and has revolutionized the procedure. This newer technique provides a fast recovery — in fact, many patients can return to work the very next day.
Tumescent liposuction uses a highly diluted solution of local anesthetic that numbs the treatment area, as well as decreases bleeding. This results in a safer, more gentle procedure to help ensure a comfortable and successful treatment.
The tumescent solution is injected into the tissue and the fat layer then plumps up, temporarily enlarging the fat compartments. The epinephrine in the solution will lessen blood flow to minimize bleeding and bruising.
The laser lipo technique uses a small steel tube called a cannula that is inserted into small incisions. The cannula the uses gentle suction to pull out the fat that was treated with the tumescent solution. The treatment area will become smoother and flatter as this fat is removed.
Because the entire procedure is minimally invasive, it is comfortable. Due to the use of a local anesthetic, patients don’t have the risks of general anesthesia such as sickness or nausea. Additionally, there are no stitches associated with this treatment.
Patients are awake during the procedure and can move when the doctor needs to gauge symmetry and overall results. After the treatment, patients feel fine and can walk out without assistance.
The procedure takes about three to four hours. You may want to rest the following day if there is any tenderness, but you should be able to return to your normal schedule in a day or two.
A Permanent Solution
The fat cells that are removed do not return, and unless you gain a significant amount of weight, the area will remain sculpted and will not enlarge due to the elimination of fat cells.
The actual amount of fat removed may only be a few pounds, typically three to four; however, since the fat is removed from a specific area, the loss is not distributed over the entire body. In other words, it would take a much larger weight loss to achieve the same results. This makes laser lipo effective for more dramatic results.
Who is a Candidate for This Procedure?
Anyone troubled by localized fat is a good candidate for this procedure. The best candidates have realistic expectations and are in good health. Some patients who are in good shape but just cannot lose certain areas of fat, as well as somewhat-obese patients looking for fat loss in specific areas have been satisfied with laser lipo. Keep in mind that this technique is not for those desiring to lose large amounts of weight.
Call us today to schedule a consultation to help you gain that smoother, contoured look.