SmartLipo Laser Liposuction at Young Medical Spa
SmartLipo TriPlex™ Laser Liposuction is a less invasive form of traditional liposuction that safely and effectively reduces unwanted fat from the body, although results may vary on an individual basis. This method of fat reduction utilizes a laser fiber that is inserted under the skin. The laser’s energy causes the fat cells to rupture, liquefying the fat that is then gently suctioned from the body through a thin cannula. The body naturally processes any remaining fat.
SmartLipo at Young Medical Spa® can treat nearly any area of the body including:
- Love handles
- Male breasts (gynecomastia)
- Bra fat
- Saddle bags
- Inner and outer thighs
Shortly after a SmartLipo procedure, the treated area will appear smaller, compact, and tighter. Within four weeks, the treated area will begin to adjust to the body’s new shape and contour. Optimal results are typically seen two to six months after treatment, varying due to each patient’s skin laxity before the procedure. Most patients see 60-80% reduction in size of the treated area. Patients can expect to lose inches, not weight, with SmartLipo.
With two convenient locations, Young Medical Spa serves patients in the Lehigh Valley, Allentown, Philadelphia, Montgomery County and surrounding communities. Our Center Valley and Lansdale locations offer consultations and the SmartLipo procedure, performed on an outpatient basis with a local anesthetic.
Dr. Thomas E. Young was the first cosmetic physician in the region to offer FDA-approved SmartLipo. He is a pioneer in the field of SmartLipo and laser liposuction, teaching other doctors about the latest technologies and techniques for laser liposuction. To date, Dr. Young has performed over 4,000 tumescent liposuction procedures. Young Medical Spa is a Cynosure Center of Excellence and Dr. Young is a speaker and trainer for Cynosure, training other doctors all over the world in tumescent liposuction and other body contouring procedures.
Frequently Asked Questions about SmartLipo Laser Liposuction at Young Medical Spa
Is fat removal with SmartLipo permanent?
Fat removal with SmartLipo can show lasting results*. The fat cells are destroyed, liquefied, and suctioned from the body.
Can SmartLipo and other laser liposuction procedure be performed if I have had liposuction?
Yes, laser liposuction procedures such as SmartLipo can be performed if someone has already had traditional liposuction. In fact, SmartLipo is an excellent procedure to pair with traditional liposuction since it targets the smaller, harder to reach areas of stubborn fat.
Is SmartLipo painful?
Mild to moderate discomfort may be experienced when the tumescent anesthesia is administered, although this varies depending on pain tolerance.
When can I return to my everyday activities?
Most patients return to their everyday activities within a few days after their procedure, however, this can vary with each patient depending on the areas treated and the amount of fat that was removed. We suggest wearing a compression garment for three to four months following the procedure to ensure optimal results.
Are there any complications or side effects associated with SmartLipo?
While no procedure is risk free, laser liposuction has less risk of complications than traditional liposuction. Any risk of complication will be discussed during your complimentary SmartLipo consultation.
Is SmartLipo covered by my insurance?
Since SmartLipo is a cosmetic procedure, it is not covered by insurance. However, we offer financing options at Young Medical Spa.
How can I get started with SmartLipo at Young Medical Spa?
For more information and to get started with SmartLipo, schedule your complimentary consultation by calling one of our offices listed below, or by using our convenient online appointment request form.