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You are responsible about keeping your body fit and healthy. You get regular exercise and you eat right. You are within 25 pounds of your ideal weight. However, you have a few localized areas of body fat that just won’t budge. You are ready to find a safe, affordable medical solution to remove them permanently, and you have realistic expectations for how that will affect your self-image and your life.

SmartLipo, Walnut Creek, California

It this describes your situation, SmartLipo, the first laser-assisted liposuction technique, could be right for you! The SmartLipo device was approved by the FDA in 2006. The resulting cutting-edge procedure combines the benefits of laser technology with traditional liposuction to contour small areas of the neck, face, upper arms, knees, back, and other body parts. SmartLipo can also be used in conjunction with conventional liposuction for larger areas of fat reduction. It costs about 30 percent less than usual liposuction methods

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Dr. M. Christine Lee is a pioneer in the use of lasers in dermatology. During the SmartLipo procedure, she utilizes a carefully calibrated medical grade laser, through the topmost layers of skin, to liquefy fat cells beneath. As the fat cells rupture, they are drained with a cannula through a tiny incision. Treatment typically takes about 45 minutes per area.

SmartLipo carries less surgical risk, since it requires only local anesthetic, and downtime is reduced to just a day or two (treated areas remain bandaged for about two weeks). While it eliminates fat, the laser seals blood vessels for minimal bleeding and bruising. The laser also allows for very precise movements, since it serves as a visual guide for Dr. Lee. Surrounding skin is pulled inward during the SmartLipo process so it doesn’t droop! Reconstructing underneath layers tightens skin for beautiful, natural contours without sagging. You’ll see results right away, and more improvement over the next few months.

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Have you tried dieting, exercising, and every other method there is to lose weight? Now you can turn things around in no time with Smart Lipo! Listen to how patients discuss their journeys with stubborn fat and watch it disappear with this simple procedure. There is no need for general anesthesia, which limits risk. It takes the top-tier standard for body contouring procedures. Get the shape that you have always wanted and slip into your favorite swimsuit effortlessly with Smart Lipo!

There is a major new high tech advance in one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the United States. A great new way to melt fat and tighten skin has just been cleared by the FDA; there is a brand new way to get rid of unwanted fat. People are buzzing with the news of Cynosures’ revolutionary smart lipo. The industry’s first body sculpting system carries out a minimally invasive procedure for the removal of fat. For this procedure a doctor inserts a small tube with a laser under the skin. This is major breakthrough – ever wish that you could just melt away the fat? This is going to be the gold standard. A lot of A list stars are coming in for this procedure. How does Smart Lipo helps celebrity cougars lose 3 dress sizes in a single session? Women my age no matter what we do either exercising or being on a diet, that spot that is hard to get rid of. I have 2 children and everyone knows after kids your body doesn’t exactly snap back. I know I am speaking for a lot of women out there – they all have the same problem areas so it was around my stomach and sides if they got a little out of control. Fortunately there is a solution – a brand new treatment called smart Lipo – I saw the fat around my abdomen disaster and the skin does become dramatically tighter. Smart Lipo is a new type of technology – we call it minimally invasive laser surgery. What we do is with Smart Lipo – we melt fat with a laser also at the same time we tighten the skin. You can remove fat form the body in less than 30 minutes take a look at this – the new laser body sculpt procedure permanently destroys fat cells and tightens the surrounding skin with significantly les downtime and side effects that traditional liposuction. So what we do with Smart Lipo is that we make tiny incisions so small in fact that we don’t even have to suture them. This is such a soft gentle technique it is like playing a violin. Hi! One of the things I love about this procedure is that it is gentle and precise – I felt nothing – really? Yes. The small size of the equipment that I sued to carry the laser beam that melts of liquidize the fat is as thin as a strand of angel hair pasta. And I love the result oh good! Let’s see! The laser causes small blood vessels to coagulate immediately. Resulting in less bleeding bruxing and swelling! Smart lipo is ideal for treating localized positive unwanted fat and fat tissue irregularities on the face and body. In addition it allows us to tighten the skin where we could not do this at all with traditional liposuction. This is the first thing that I am excited about and it is really going to make a significant change in the results. Patients can finally obtain the body shape they wanted with very little downtime it was easier than I thought it would be –the down time? There was really no downtime at all! I had the procedure on a Saturday and the next day I didn’t even take any pain killers at all. And I was back to work actually the very next day – so it was great. Before smart lipo often patients would not even consider liposuction because of the associated pain and significant recover period. The regular liposuction the pain is what scared me and scarring that would occur after the liposuction – but when I heard about the Smart Lipo that scarring would be very small and I would not have to wear the garment from a few months afterwards and the pain would be minimal. Laser liposuction can be done right in the doctor’s office with just local anesthesia. Unlike the traditional liposuction which requires the patients to be put out under general anesthesia Smartly uses local anesthetic. A major advantage of smart lipo is that patients can actually be awake during the procedure. The overwhelming comments from patients who have the procedure is that the cover is just wonderful and there is hardly any pain at all and they are able to get back to their activities of normal living within a day or 2. It is a great opportunity to be able to work something off that and have to been able to do myself at the gym. It is just nice that you can get in your closet and put everything on and feel good. It is quick it is simple and I am very happy huge difference. Oh I am coming back for more. It makes my clothes look a lot better they fall a lot better and I think I look great. Once people hear about it – they just come in and say I want Smart Lipo sign me up. The new smart Lipo laser body sculpting does what no fitness routine in the world can – permanently reduces fat. The results of smart lipo are forever it lasts. When you destroy fat cells they are gone for good. Smart lipo – in the doctor’s office one day and turning heads the next. I’m excited! For more information on how smart lipo can transform your body schedule a consultation with your doctor today.

The best news – treated fat cells are not absorbed back into the body! They are gone for good. Since adults don’t create new fat cells, if you gain weight after your treatment, it will be dispersed over untreated areas of your body.

Adipose tissue (human fat) can be tough to get rid of, even with diet and exercise. Talk with Dr. Lee and the team at The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute to find out if laser-assisted lipo-sculpture is the best solution for you.

Dr. Christine Lee

Dr. Min-Wei Christine Lee

Dr. Christine Lee is a Board-certified Dermatologist with sub-specialties in laser surgery, cosmetic surgery, Mohs Micrographic Surgery, facial plastic reconstruction, and dermatologic surgery. She leads The Skin And Laser Treatment Institute as its Director and serves as Clinical Faculty for the Department of Dermatologic Surgery at the University of California San Francisco. Patients travel from across the globe for her expertise, and Dr. Lee has trained thousands of stateside and international doctors.

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