Many patients come to Advanced Cosmetic Surgery of New York with the perception that SmartLipo® is a weight loss solution. This is untrue. SmartLipo does not remove large amounts of fat.

The goal of this procedure is much different. The following is what SmartLipo really does, so you can decide if it’s right for you.

What Smartlipo Does

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SmartLipo is a way for people to eliminate stubborn fat in certain areas. For example, many people diet and exercise to achieve a flat, tight stomach. The problem is that many of those people will never achieve it. This usually has to do with genetics.

When people who have tried to lose abdominal fat are unsuccessful, turning to an experienced plastic surgeon for SmartLipo is an excellent option. This procedure involves inserting a laser fiber into the area to melt the fat away.

A cannula is then inserted to vacuum the melted fat out of the body. The body will then eliminate the remaining fat naturally. Along with melting the fat, SmartLipo works on the deeper layers of the skin to tighten it; this helps to achieve skin tightness.

What is important to realize is that melting the fat in certain areas does not cause significant weight loss. Only ounces may be lost, but certainly not pounds. The goal of Smartlipo is to slim inches off of specific areas and/or zones of the body.

SmartLipo is good for people who want to slim areas of their body when lifestyle changes have not procedure significant results. Many of our patients are quite pleased with the results because it puts the finishing touches on all of the hard work they have already been doing with diet and exercise.

Diet and exercise must be continued after Smart Lipo to maintain the results.

How to Know if SmartLipo Is for You

SmartLipo can be performed on most small and large body areas, such as the stomach, thighs, back, hips, ankles, knees, and arms. If you have tried to slim these areas on your own and you’ve been unsuccessful, SmartLipo can give you great results.

The experienced plastic and cosmetic surgeons at Advanced Cosmetic Surgery of New York are available to meet with you for a free consultation. During this consultation, they will be able to assess the areas you believe could benefit from SmartLipo. They will be able to let you know if enough fat can be removed with the procedure to help you achieve your desired results.

For more information about SmartLipo, contact Advanced Cosmetic Surgery of New York. We regularly help patients slim their body with this procedure, and we would love to see if it’s something that could help you. Call us today for an appointment between 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM, and on Saturdays.

*Smartlipo is a trademark of Cynosure, Inc.