If you have areas of stubborn body fat that won’t respond to diet and exercise, it can be extremely frustrating. No matter how hard you work out and how careful you are about what you eat, there are stores of fat that simply will not go away. This especially holds true after childbirth and as you get older. If you are ready to start seeing the results you want, a combination of SmartLipo and VASER® treatments could give you the results that you want.
What is SmartLipo?
SmartLipo is a form of liposuction that uses laser technology to heat and melt fat before it is removed from the body. The fat is then suctioned away, and the skin and remaining fat layers adjust and tighten, giving the patient a trimmer appearance in trouble areas. During the procedure, an anesthetic will be applied to the area that is being treated and a small incision will be made.
The treatment typically takes one and a half to two hours and is performed on an outpatient basis. You should only require one session, however that can vary from patient to patient. After treatment, you may experience mild swelling and bruising. You should be able to go back to your normal routine within two days. You are a candidate for SmartLipo if you are in good health and are within range of your ideal body weight.
What are VASER® Treatments?
VASER® treatments use an ultrasound device and massage therapy in order to provide body contouring. You will typically need several outpatient sessions to see results, as fat is warmed during the ultrasound portion of the treatment and your body contours are gradually smoothed, improving the appearance of cellulite in problem areas.
Each session requires approximately an hour and no anesthesia or incisions are made. When used with SmartLipo, you can improve your circulation, reduce pain, and have less swelling. When you only receive VASER® treatments, you can immediately go back to your regular routine and will only experience slight redness of your skin in the treated areas. VASER® treatments are recommended if you are within range of your ideal body weight.
What Areas Can be Treated by SmartLipo and VASER® Technology?
You can combine SmartLipo and VASER® treatments for the best results when you have stubborn stores of fat that cannot be targeted with diet and exercise alone. Typical areas that are treated include the abdomen, the upper arms, thighs, hips, buttocks, and the back. It is important to remember that these cosmetic procedures are not intended for weight loss. Once you have had these procedures performed, you will need to maintain a proper diet and exercise. Otherwise, fat can begin to accumulate again. SmartLipo and VASER® treatments are not recommended if you are pregnant or intending to have children, as your body will change during pregnancy.
Schedule Your Consultation
If you’re interested in getting rid of stubborn body fat, combining SmartLipo and VASER® treatments could be the perfect solution for you. At Medical Aesthetics of New England, we’ll work with you to create a treatment plan that is tailored to your needs. Contact Medical Aesthetics of New England today to schedule your consultation.