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Smart Lipo

In this age of celebrity culture and digitally adjusted pictures in magazines, the quest for an almost perfect body is one which many women are following. However, real life has a different idea for our bodies. Age, stress, illness and pregnancy can cause significant weight gain and whilst exercise can eradicate a lot of weight, there will still be stubborn areas of fat that won’t shift, no matter what you try. This can lead to disillusionment and frustration for lots of women. Luckily, there is a solution. Smart lipo, also known as laser liposuction, is a treatment aimed at getting rid of small areas of fat. Unlike surgical liposuction, this is a non-invasive procedure.

Performed By

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Areas

Stomach area, buttocks, ‘love-handles’, back, thighs, upper arms, chin

Procedure

Under General Aneasthetic the procedure can be done in 1 session

Cost

Prices start from €1150

This is not a treatment for significant weight loss, but Smart lipo is very successful in treating smaller areas which are resistant to diet and exercise and can be hard to tone. For example, the face, neck, chin, cheeks, upper arms and knees.

A fibre optic laser is passed through tiny holes in the skin. A laser beam is then used to liquefy the fat cells and this liquid is then removed through low level suction using a cannula. For particularly small areas it won’t always be necessary to remove the fat, but instead it can be left for the body to absorb naturally.

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There are many benefits, provided that you are targeting an appropriate area.

  • Much more precise treatment
  • Doesn’t affect the surrounding tissue
  • Much less invasive so faster recovery time
  • Far less swelling and bruising
  • This treatment is known to promote skin tightening because it stimulates the production of collagen; which makes the skin appear plumper
  • This is a permanent fat cell removal
  • No scarring
  • Immediate results which improve over time.
Smart Lipo

This procedure is a safe, easy one to undergo and it will result in a smoother, flatter, more contoured figure

All You Need to Know

The results are evident immediately and as the body processes and removes the remaining few fat cells, the final result is seen after a few weeks. This procedure is a safe, easy one to undergo and it will result in a smoother, flatter, more contoured figure.

Am I a suitable candidate?

Because Smart liposuction is non-invasive, this means that it’s a suitable procedure for almost everybody. You should seek medical approval if you suffer from a blood clotting disorder, or if you are on blood-thinning drugs, such as warfarin.

How long will recovery take?

Because this process is non-surgical, the recovery is much faster. You can leave the hospital the same day because there’s no general anaesthetic involved.

Are there any risks?

Due to the nature of the procedure the risks are minimal.

What precautions should I take afterwards?

A day or two of rest is advised but you can resume your normal daily activities after that.

Do I need to have someone drive me home after the procedure?

No. You will be fine to drive yourself.

Will there be any after effects?

It’s so minor that there will be no serious side effects. There may be some slight swelling, pain or bruising but nothing significant.

Is there any other advise I need to follow?

You may be advised to wear a compression garment for a day or two to minimize bruising and swelling.

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