Comparing SmartLipo vs Traditional Liposuction
More and more individuals are looking at surgical body sculpting procedures to help them improve their appearance. Most of these individuals feel frustrated because they have worked hard on their own to try to get a body that they feel satisfied with. However, no matter how much effort they put into reaching this goal, they do not have results that are satisfying. If you would like to do something about these unwanted pockets of fat on your body, you may look at different liposuction procedures. Two of the most popular are traditional liposuction and SmartLipo. In most cases, SmartLipo is the better option.
When it comes to using traditional liposuction, you will need to use general anesthesia. This means that you will be put to sleep during the procedure. As such, the risks associated with general anesthesia will need to be considered. When SmartLipo is used, you will only need local anesthesia. This means that you will be awake during the time the procedure takes place.
SmartLipo is also significantly less invasive than traditional liposuction. During this procedure, a laser is fed through a very thin cannula in order to melt the fat that will be suctioned out. This procedure is much gentler on the body. Also, since the tool is so small, the opening made in the skin is not going to leave a big scar. You are also going to have a lot less bruising with this treatment in comparison with traditional liposuction.
The downtime that you will need after each treatment is going to be different. Some individuals have to spend multiple days or even weeks recovering after traditional liposuction. When a person goes through the SmartLipo procedure, they only need minimal downtime.
While traditional liposuction still has its place in the world of fat removal, there are definitely many benefits that people can enjoy when using the SmartLipo procedure. During a consultation at the office of Daniel J. Leeman, MD, you can learn all the facts about the differences between the two procedures, as well as why SmartLipo is considered to be better. Our office is located in Austin, TX. Contact us today to schedule an appointment to learn more about SmartLipo.