The cost of SmartLipo depends on the extent and number of areas to be done. The price will be discussed during your consultation.
As with any medical or cosmetic procedures, there are some possible risks and side effects. The most common are bruising, swelling, and mild discomfort. Other risks include blisters, burns, bleeding, infection, or need for revision. During your consultation, all risks will be explained.
While you may experience some minor bruising, you should be able to return to your normal routine, including work, within a day or two. Patients are encouraged to remain active after the surgery to promote healing. You may shower 24 hours after your procedure. You may also experience some aches similar to those experienced after… Read More
Due to the minimally invasive nature of SmartLipo, as well as the fact it is done under local anesthesia or IV sedation, you will have minimal discomfort. During the procedure, you may feel some minor pressure. Some patients are comfortably awake during the procedure.
Laser liposuction can be performed under oral or IV “twilight sleep” anesthesia along with the local tumescent anesthetic infused for maximal comfort. Smaller areas can be done comfortably with the patient awake. At Bel-Red Center for Aesthetic Surgery all types of anesthesia are offered to our Seattle and Bellevue patients in our state-licensed and Medicare-Certified… Read More
There are several things that you should do to prepare for your procedure including: Quit smoking Avoid blood thinners including aspirin and anti-inflammatory medication for about ten days before surgery Avoid herbal supplements and vitamin E for about ten days before surgery to minimize bleeding. Keep your weight under control Laboratory blood tests may be… Read More
Adults with firm elastic skin and good muscle tone. Adults with areas of fat deposits which are resistant to diet and exercise. Non-smokers Individuals with rolls of sagging skin or stretch marks may be better served by other body contouring modalities.
Smartlipo™ TriPlex is an advanced three wavelength liposuction technique that uses an FDA approved medical device to perform lipolysis, also known as laser liposuction. First a fluid (tumescent fluid) that numbs the area and constricts blood vessels is gently injected into the area to be treated. Through a tiny incision a thin tube or cannula… Read More