Smart Lipo

Smart Lipo from Young Medical Spa - Lansdale

By: Young Medical Spa - Lansdale  07/07/2015
Keywords: Plastic Surgeons, Liposuction, Tummy Tuck

SmartLipo and SlimLipo are similar to traditional forms of liposuction, but less invasive. These two procedures employ a laser fiber enclosed in a thin tube that is inserted through a 2-3 mm hole in the skin. The laser’s energy is applied directly to the fat cells causing them to rupture. The majority of the liquefied fat is removed with suction and any remaining fat will be drained away naturally by the body. The length of the procedure will depend on the size/number of areas you are having treated. We tell patients to plan on being in our office for approximately 3 to 5 hours. During the Procedure The area(s) to be treated will be marked and pre-operative photos will be taken. Next, a tiny injection of lidocaine will be given to numb the intended insertion site. Dr. Young will then make a very small incision in the skin to enable the insertion of the anesthesia cannulas and laser fiber. The area(s) to be treated are infused with a saline solution containing a local anesthetic, called “tumescent anesthesia”. This numbs the area(s) to be treated, constricts the small blood vessels to reduce bleeding and bruising, and aids in the facilitation of the laser under the skin. By using tumescent anesthesia, you will be awake and conscious and will not be put under general anesthesia which is statistically more of a risk. The laser fiber is inserted into the fatty layers of your skin delivering energy directly to the fat cells causing them to rupture. The laser also causes small blood vessels to coagulate immediately on contact, resulting in less bleeding and swelling. The laser also affects the collagen in the skin which later causes the skin to tighten and shrink. The fat is then removed from the body with gentle suction.

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