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Smoking Cigarettes and Smart Lipo?

Im considering getting smartlipo done on my arms and abs. I heard that people who smoke should quit in order to get this procedure done. Is this a true? Does smoking going to affact me in any way?

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Smoking and Surgery

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Medically speaking, smoking is never a healthy idea. For patients who do smoke, I typically recommend stopping at least 30 days before a procedure and staying off cigarettes for 30 days after. It can be difficult but it will improve your healing time and results.

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