Smart Lipo

Everyone knows that no matter how much you diet and exercise, there are always stubborn, localized pockets of fat that just won’t go away. While liposuction is not a replacement for a healthy lifestyle, it can make you look and feel better. SmartLipo™ provides maximized results for both fat removal and skin tightening.

What is SmartLipo™?

Dr. DiBernardo performs SmartLipo for patients to rapidly dissolves fat and tightens the surrounding skin almost anywhere in the body. This FDA-approved, revolutionary procedure is minimally invasive which offers less bleeding, swelling and bruising and a quicker recovery time than conventional liposuction.

Using local anesthesia, the procedure is performed with a small one-millimeter cannula that contains a laser fiber. The laser fiber delivers energy directly to the fat cells causing them to rupture and drain away as liquid. The energy fired also allows for effective skin tightening.

How does SmartLipo differ from liposuction?

While both treatments effectively remove fat, SmartLipo adds a “skin tightening” element to the liposuction procedure. It stimulates the production of collagen and elastin, which helps improve the quality of your skin as well as helps tighten it.

SmartLipo is often combined with traditional liposuction. In most instances this is a two-step procedure that only requires local anesthesia. SmartLipo uses smaller instruments and laser technology. It is more efficient method of removing fat from small areas of the face, neck, arms, abdomen and areas where the skin is lax. Although there is reduced bruising and swelling with SmartLipo, swelling can persist after the procedure and may require an elastic garment to be worn.

How many SmartLipo treatments are required?

SmartLipo can take 30 to 60 minutes on the neck and several hours on larger areas. Most patients have only one treatment. However, a touch up treatment may be required in some patients.

How will my figure look after surgery?

Shortly after the procedure, the treated area will appear more compact and smaller. Skin tightening is a gradual process and will continue over the course of a few months. Best results are seen after several months.

What will my recovery be like with SmartLipo?

Patients who receive SmartLipo are back to work in only a few days. You will go home after the procedure and rest for a few hours, after which you may gradually increase your activity as tolerated. A pressure garment may be placed over the procedure area for several days to several weeks depending on the body area treated. Patients are to refrain from strenuous exercise for several weeks.

FAQ

What are the advantages of SmartLipo over other liposuction procedures?

  • Quicker recovery time
  • Minimal scarring, bleeding or bruising
  • Smaller incisions
  • May treat cellulite and other surface irregularities
  • Minimal discomfort
  • Local anesthesia
  • Often provides skin tissue tightening

The best candidates for SmartLipo:

  • Have tried to eliminate bulges through diet, exercise and weight loss
  • Have distinct areas of localized fat that are disproportionate to the rest of their body
  • Have realistic expectations, are only slightly overweight and have mild skin laxity
  • Understand that SmartLipo is not a substitute for weight loss

How are the benefits of SmartLipo measured?

Cosmetically speaking, successful treatment is measured in inches rather than pounds. The weight removed is not as important as the improvement in your body’s contour. More important is your improved self-image and self-acceptance.

Is the fat permanently removed?

After Dr. DiBernardo performs your SmartLipo treatment, the fat removal is permanent. Should you gain weight, the fat will return to the areas not treated with the laser. For best results, maintain a healthy diet and exercise program.

To find out if you could benefit from body contouring with SmartLipo, Make an appointment with Dr. DiBernardo today.

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