Differences between CoolSculpting and Smart Lipo. Blog By Advanced Cosmetic Surgery of NY located in Long Island and NYC.

When it comes to losing inches and removing fat, CoolSculpting® and SmartlipoTM are two popular choices. They are two very different procedures that end up with the same result- removal of a person’s fat cells.

About Coolsculpting

Differences between CoolSculpting and Smart Lipo. Blog By Advanced Cosmetic Surgery of NY located in Long Island and NYC.

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There’s no anesthesia involved, no recovery time, no discomfort, no pain, and nearly no risk associated with having the procedure performed. However, it takes up to 16 weeks for the results to fully show. The removal of the dead fat cells takes place gradually over this time.

There are absolutely no incisions with this fat loss removal technique. It is unique in that it gets rid of fatty tissue within one hour and without the normally long recovery time that comes with more invasive fat removal procedures.

CoolSculpting can be used to eliminate the fat from the upper back, abdomen, flanks, male breasts (gynecomastia), thighs, and arms. Cryolipolysis is the technique utilized that works by freezing the deep layers of tissue comprised of fat cells. Only the targeted cells will die, and they will do so slowly and gradually. The body flushes the cells away while the surrounding skin remains healthy and unharmed.

About Smartlipo

The Smart Lipo fat removal procedure is a surgical procedure, but not as invasive as traditional liposuction. There is considerably less pain and discomfort with this laser technology. Plus, the recovery time is shorter and the results appear much faster. The majority of patients can return to their normal schedule and routine within a short time; about two to four days after the procedure.

The other benefit to having the SmartLipo fat removal technique done includes skin tightening (i.e., getting rid of mild to moderate loose skin). Advancements in technology have led to this much more advanced fat removal procedure.

Prospective candidates should be within 25 pounds of their ideal weight, be in good health, have good skin tone, and want to get rid of trouble spots on the body (i.e., saddle bags, love handles, muffin tops, or bat wings). This procedure is safe for multiple areas; including hips, back, abdomen, chin, buttocks, thighs, neck, knees, ankles, hips, breasts, cheeks, mons pubis, and upper arms.

CoolSculpting is a great new technique for fat cell removal, but unfortunately the results can take quite some time to appear. Laser technology has minimal recovery time, offers skin tightening in the deep collagen layer of the skin, can be performed on nearly any part of the body, and offers little risk compared to traditional liposuction. The results appear much faster than with CoolSculpting.

Smartlipo in New York City and Long Island

Advanced Cosmetic Surgery of New York has two offices in NYC and Commack, Long Island for your convenience. Contact us today for more information about our laser lipo procedure, so you can look your very best for the spring and summer. Appointments are available Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM and until 6:00 PM on Saturdays. Pick up your phone and dial 212-206-0023 or 631-499-1831.

*Smartlipo is a trademark of Cynosure, Inc. CoolSculpting® is a registered trademark of ZELTIQ Aesthetic, Inc.