This laser assisted lipolysis procedure is performed using a small cannula (or tube) about the size of the tip of the pen, which is inserted under the skin. The laser delivers energy directly to the fat cells through the cannula, causing them to rupture. The liquefied fat is then gently suctioned out. New collagen is produced, resulting in tissue tightening. The three laser wavelengths contained in SmartLipo Triplex® allow your physician to customize treatments based on the nature of your concerns.
First, both treatments remove fat, but unlike Smartlipo Triplex®, conventional liposuction can leave behind loose skin. Second, because local anesthetic is typically used with SmartLipo treatments (instead of general anesthesia), you're awake during the procedure-that's a real plus, leading to a faster, easier recovery. SmartLipo Triplex® can also create a high definition, sculpted look by defining waistlines in women and abdominal muscles in men.
SmartLipo Triplex® is a minimally invasive procedure which usually requires local anesthesia. Some light bruising can occur, but you'll be able to return to normal activities within a day or two.
The best candidate for SmartLipo are woman and men who are not significantly overweight, but have accumulated fat deposits-such as love handles, flabby upper arms, excess neck, facial fat and the lower torso. A consultation with a SmartLipo physician can provide you the best information.
*Individual results may vary