Ask a doctor

Body Shaping Through Laser Lipolysis?

I am considering Laser Lipolysis for abdomen, chin, and neck. How safe and effective will this be?

Doctor Answers (2)

Laser lipolysis: who knows if it is any better than other forms of fat removal?

+2

Proponents of Laser lipolysis will claim that it is superior to other forms of fat extraction, yet the claims are essentially anectdotal and have not been tested nor validated in any respected medical forum.

There are some aspects that would seem to make it a good option in very localized areas. However, that is purely a theoretical estimate.

I am sorry that I can't provide you with a better answer.


Chicago Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 48 reviews

Laser Lipolysis: Body Shaping achieved with minimal downtime

+1

If you're considering liposuction, you've probably already tried diet and exercise but are still bothered by some aspect of your shape. First, it's important to select a doctor with the experience and results to re-sculpt your body. There are many lipo platforms and equipment available, and some are well used in conjunction with one another. We use a triple platform approach to ensure patient comfort as well as achieve fat removal and skin tighening. Body contouring through lipo is a good consideration, and you are encouraged to meet directly with the provider who will be performing the procedure. Best wishes.

Douglas J. Key, MD
Portland Dermatologic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 11 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.