For those of us who want to lose weight in our problem areas and may not always seem to be doing it with diet and exercise alone, liposuction is a surgical option that can help. As the most popular type of cosmetic surgery available, there are many types of liposuction to the selection. One of the newer techniques called SmartLipo ™, which differs from traditional liposuction in several important ways.
What makes SmartLipo ™ different than traditional liposuction
While traditional liposuction, your plastic surgeon will make small incisions and insert a cannula (a long hollow tube) in the areas of the body where you want to remove excess fat. He will then use the cannula, the fat cells in the sections break using a company back and forth movement. After all, you are out scrapped cells sucked. She would be under general anesthesia when traditional liposuction is performed, so there is no pain or discomfort until you wake up and begin recovery.
SmartLipo ™ is very similar to traditional liposuction, but the needle used is narrower, so that smaller incisions. It has a laser in it she breaks the energy emits into the targeted fat cells. Without their cell walls to separate them, takes the fat on a liquid consistency, sucked in by the body easily.
Advantages and disadvantages of each method
Technology and tools of traditional liposuction will be generally recommended if the patient has to eliminate large areas of fat. In these cases excess skin may need to be removed and tightened muscles. This makes sense and more ground because the instrumentation is greater can cover, and these patients already greater than the cuts for SmartLipo ™ required.
An another pro for traditional liposuction is that it has been carried out for many years, and has a long history of success. SmartLipo ™ is new and that makes some people a little wary of them.
Some disadvantages to traditional Lipo are:
· It is invasive as SmartLipo ™
· It can be larger scars
· It requires a longer recovery period
· It is not ideal for very small areas with targeted liposuction as under the Chin
Some of the benefits of the use of SmartLipo ™ are:
No general anesthesia is necessary elimination of risks in connection with the,
· The incisions are smaller
· The needle is smaller
· There is little or no bleeding at all, as the laser seals blood vessels, prevent, that it
· The process is gentler, because the fat cells are easily liquefied by laser
• Recovery is easier
These factors make it a less invasive procedure and a higher quality for smaller, more sensitive areas of the body.
In addition to these benefits, that laser energy from the laser will also warm the layers of the surrounding skin, which is a firming firming effect can produce, that traditional liposuction cannot.
Disadvantages with SmartLipo ™ are:
· It is not designed for really large areas remove grease
· The laser must be calibrated properly to ensure the safety of the procedure. This should be no concern, choose a reputable surgeon SmartLipo ™ at regular intervals leads.