What is Micro Laser Liposuction

What is Micro Laser Liposuction?

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Liposuction is a popular cosmetic procedure for people who can’t lose with a balanced diet and regular exercise. Liposuction permanently removes fatty tissues and improves your body shape and contours. However, you must follow a healthy lifestyle after the procedure because the remaining fatty tissues can grow.  

There are different liposuction procedures, such as Arm Liposuction, chin liposuction, stomach liposuction, double chin/face, and back/thighs liposuction. Most people in the U.S shift from traditional liposuction to laser or microlaser liposuction because the latter is more reliable and safer. 

Micro-laser liposuction is a contouring procedure that removes fatty tissues from a specific body area. Common treatment areas are the abdomen and thighs. Micro-laser liposuction in an outpatient procedure performed under local anesthesia. The surgeon uses cannulas or small tubes to suck out liquified fat cells during this minimally invasive procedure. 

Unlike traditional and laser liposuction techniques, micro-laser liposuction is faster with reduced post-surgical discomfort. The results are either less drastic or more dramatic, depending on the patient’s overall health and recovery speed. Let us discuss how micro-laser liposuction works. Read on! 

How Micro-Laser Lipo Works

Micro-laser liposuction is a minimally invasive or noninvasive procedure that requires the health provider to use ultrasound energy to break fat cells, create a vacuum, and remove the fatty tissues. 

The surgeon uses a microneedle to inject the ultrasound gel into your abdomen, thighs, or targeted area. The ultrasound waves penetrate your skin and reach the fatty tissues, causing them to shrink and break down. 

The surgeon then uses a small tube or cannula to suck out the broken fatty tissues. A tube attached to the hose sucks up the fatty tissues and releases them after breaking down. The technique is ideal for body areas, such as the back of your knees or inside your stomach. 

The procedure takes 40-60 minutes, and you can resume your day-to-day activities within 1-2 days. Micro-laser liposuction is a cutting-edge method to remove fatty tissues from your body. Although this procedure offers various benefits, it is not for everyone. Therefore, consulting your health provider is essential before deciding to undergo surgery. 

Micro-Laser Lipo Recovery

Unlike traditional liposuction and the standard laser lipo, micro-laser liposuction has a shorter recovery period because this does not require stitches and sutures. At the same time, the risk of scarring is none. 

In addition, the procedure does not involve anesthesia; the recovery period is quick and effective with fewer or no complications. However, it is crucial to get some rest during the first two days following the surgery to ensure the treated area heals quickly. That way, you can resume normal activities within a few days. 

What to Do Next? 

Micro-laser liposuction, like other techniques, permanently removes fatty tissues from your body. It is one of the best techniques for eliminating fatty tissues from hard-to-lose body areas, such as the abdomen, thighs, and hips. 

Moon Plastic Surgery has years of experience in liposuction procedures. Our board-certified surgeons have extensive knowledge of innovative techniques like micro-laser liposuction to give you a more youthful, well-contoured, and healthier appearance. 

Call us between 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM for more information on micro-laser liposuction and related procedures. Our expert team will answer each of your questions and give you essential details to help you make an informed decision and achieve your cosmetic goals.

Dr. John E. Nees, MD

Dr. John E. Nees, MD

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Dr. John E. Nees, MD specializes in aesthetic plastic surgery in Miami, FL


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