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What is Laser Liposuction? Smart Lipo also known as Laser Liposuction is a minimally invasive procedure that combines traditional liposuction with a laser technology to both remove fat and tighten skin.
Because the laser results in more efficient removal of fat, permitting use of smaller instruments, the Smart Lipo aka Laser Lipo can be performed in our NJ office under local anesthesia. There is also reduced bruising, swelling and downtime.
The addition of laser to liposuction also allows us to tighten and reshape your skin while removing fat deposits, resulting in slimming and improvement in your body's contour and proportion.
The laser works by both disrupting fat cells and delivering heat to the skin, which causes collagen remodeling and skin tightening. Results of liposuction are apparent as soon as swelling improves. Results of skin tightening can be seen in about 3-6 months.
Laser liposuction can be used to treat the:
Laser Liposuction is a safe routine procedure performed near you in Bergen County, New Jersey.
Laser contouring is a great option for patients who desire shaping and tightening of their abdomen, flank and inner thigh skin, who do not want to undergo a major surgery. Laser Liposuction is also outstanding for patients who desire lower face and neck revitalization without the downtime of a facelift or necklift.
How long is the laser liposuction surgery? With a one hour Laser Liposuction treatment at our NJ office, signs of aging, including sagging neck skin and jowls can be reduced, giving you a more youthful appearance.
The best candidates for laser liposuction are otherwise healthy adults, who are non-smokers, who feel that their excess fat deposits on their body, regardless of location, do not respond to diet and exercise. Ideal candidates for laser liposuction also have firm, elastic skin, good muscle tone, and are within 30% of their ideal body weight.
Dr. Capuano, located in NJ, can help determine if laser liposuction is right for you, after careful examination of your anatomy and skin quality, and consideration of your individual goals. Liposuction surgery is optimized by also improving the health and texture of your skin through combined treatment with non-surgical skin tightening and rejuvenation therapies including skin care systems.
This in office laser liposuction procedure will take approxiamtely 1-2 hours in our NJ office, depending upon need. Expect to be at our NJ office for recovery purposes for at least one hour following your laser liposuction procedure and you must have someone to drive you to and from your appointment. If you do not have someone to drive you, simply let our NJ office know and we will arrange our service to transport you to and from your laser liposuction appointment.
After a laser liposuction treatment at our NJ office, most patients are able to reutrn to work within 3-5 days where you will be sore, which is considered "down time". You may begin light exercise at 2-3 weeks, while 6 weeks is required, before returning to strenuous activity or lifting. Bruising may be present for up to 3 weeks. NJ Laser Liposuction patients are instructed to wear a compressive garment over the suctioned area for 4 to 6 weeks. Although some results are immediately evident, the final result of your laser liposuction may not be apparent until 6 months post operatively.
Laser Liposuction may cause bruising, swelling, soreness, temporary numbness, fluid drainage from incision sites. Please contact us today to schedule a Laser Liposuction NJ consultation appointment and we can answer any questions you have about Laser Liposuction.
Risks involved with Laser Liposuction include bleeding, infection, hematoma, seroma, changes in skin sensation, scarring, asymmetry, rippling of skin, loose skin, prolonged swelling.
Dr. Capuano, located in NJ, consistently achieves excellent results with laser liposuction. He is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and he would be happy to discuss your options if you are thinking about laser liposuction.
Contact the office of the Northern Center for Plastic Surgery at (201)820-5280 to schedule a laser liposuction nj consultation appointment.