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2 Doctor Answers | Asked by Nicole32 in Brunswick,GA
Hi there, The VASER uses low energy ultrasound to disrupt the fat cells, while preserving other tissues, like nerves and blood vessels. This results in less discomfort (usually) and less bruising (almost always) than with other methods. The preservation of blood vessels is also very important (in my opinion) for another reason--if you require or desire surgery in the same area later in life, having preserved these blood vessels will mean that you will heal better and have a lower risk of...
SmartLipo claims laser lipolysis and Vaser utilizes ultrasound. Ultrasonic liposuction has been available for the past 12 years using ultrasound waves to 'break up' the fat cells. Vaser, availalbe for the last several years, utilizes low energy ultrasound. It is one of many technologies available for body contouring. Power assisted liposuction is utilized by many plastic surgeons for body contouring. SmartLipo has been available for over the past one year and is still being scrutinized...