With laserlipolysis a laser is used to rupture fat cells under the skin, causing the fat to liquefy. This liquid fat is then allowed to drain away via the lymphatic system. Pockets of fat can be removed from almost any part of the body using this procedure and the results are visible almost immediately. Although there are limits to the amount of fat than can be removed, the surgeon should help you to decide which areas of your body would benefit from this process.
What would my recovery time be?
This varies with the extensiveness of the procedure – the amount of fat removed, the number of sites treated, and so on. It is important that you establish realistic expectations through discussion with your surgeon.
The following conditions would need a medical review before any treatment could take place:-
• Certain hereditary diseases;
• Cardiac disease;
• High cholesterol;
• Scarring, hernias, or undefined skin disorders in the treatment area;
• The taking of anticoagulants;
• The ingestion of pesticides, or similar substances;
In the case of pregnancy, you would not be able to undergo this procedure