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How SmartLipo Is a Safer and More Effective Way to Get Rid of Problem Areas

Medical Aesthetics
Jan Trobisch

Jan Trobisch

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SmartLipo uses advanced laser lipolysis technology for dissolving condensed fat cells enough to allow your physician to remove liquefied fat with a small, thin tube called a cannula. It’s a minimally invasive method of removing unwanted fat pockets that often accumulate on your thighs, hips and waistline.

SmartLipo also offers the added advantage of stimulating collagen production to firm and smooth loose skin. Traditional liposuction surgery does not promote collagen production, nor does it allow patients to return to normal activities within two to three days.

Why Choose SmartLipo Laser Fat Removal?

Since laser lipolysis liquefies fat before it is removed, your doctor uses a cannula about the size of an ink pen to suction zapped fat cells. This means incisions made to insert a cannula during a SmartLipo procedure are much smaller than incisions required to insert a surgical liposuction cannula.

Fat remains condensed and thick before being removed during a traditional liposuction. Consequently, it would be impossible to use SmartLipo cannulas and small incisions to perform surgical liposuction.

Additionally, since SmartLipo is a minimally invasive fat removal procedure, general anesthesia isn’t required. Instead, patients are given a local anesthesia to create numbness around treated areas and oral medications to induce drowsiness. After undergoing SmartLipo, you will need someone to drive you home due to residual drowsiness after the treatment. Discomfort after the local anesthesia has worn off can be managed with pain medications and rest. To reduce risk of bleeding, avoid taking aspirin for pain relief.

If you are thinking about SmartLipo, be aware this procedure is not meant to be a quick weight loss technique that will rid your body of 20+ pounds. SmartLipo can help you contour your body and get rid of stubborn areas of fat that won’t go away on their own. However, only exercise, diet and maintaining healthy lifestyle choices can help you shed pounds and keep those pounds from returning.

Is SmartLipo Effective?

Once the SmartLipo lasers destroy those fat cells and your doctor suctions them out, they are gone for good. If you fail to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle, though, new fat cells may develop that diminish the attractive results achieved by SmartLipo.

For example, if you gain more than 10 pounds following SmartLipo treatment, your body could begin storing new fat in places different from where fat cells were removed. In fact, new fat cells may develop inside the body, especially around your liver or heart, where fat poses a greater risk to your health. That’s why Synergy Wellness offers personalized weight maintenance plans and ongoing support for SmartLipo patients.

At Synergy Wellness, we assist clients in establishing health and wellness plans following a SmartLipo procedure to ensure results remain permanent and satisfactory. If you are interested in SmartLipo at our California location and would like to know if you would make a good candidate for laser lipolysis, please call us today at 661-878-9100 to schedule a consultation appointment.