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Smart Lipo Before Tummy Tuck? (photo)

I am contemplating Smartlipo on the back of my legs (thighs), hips, back, and arms before I have a full Tummy Tuck. I am about 5'5" and weigh about 175 lbs.

Is this sound idea or not?

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Smart Lipo

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I agree, Smart Lipo is more of a gimmick than an actual technology. And this is what somebody who actually performs Smart Lipo tells me. Stick with a board certified plastic surgeon, who can recommend the ideal treatment. I often perform liposuction procedures before, after, or during tummy tucks to get the ideal body contour.

Orange County Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 7 reviews

Avoid Smart Lipo. It Is a gimmick.

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You look like you would benefit by having good liposuction, and it makes sense to do it before (not together with) a tummy tuck.  But I can tell you that I don't know a single experienced BOARD CERTIFIED PLASTIC SURGEON who uses Smart Lipo.

Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

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