Smart Lipo

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Smart Lipo is a variation on traditional liposuction that uses laser energy to liquefy fat before it's removed through a thin tube called a cannula. This technique makes the fat easier to remove, making Smart Lipo a less aggressive procedure that may have a faster recovery timeline. In areas with thin layers of fat, like the face and the neck, the cannula might not be used at all. In this case, the liquefied fat is absorbed and naturally eliminated by the body. The procedure is not intended to significantly reduce weight, but to address fat that has been resistant to diet and exercise. This procedure may also be referred to as Smartlipo Laser Lipolysis or Laser Lypolysis.

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36 Years Old, 2 Children, Wanted to Get Rid of Stubborn Lifelong Belly Fat - Bethesda, MD

I went to see Dr. Magge originally for a breast lift but need to hold off on that for several months since I just stopped breastfeeding. Though he originally recommended a tummy tuck, after seeing me for a second consult (as I wasn't even thinking of lipo when I first met him), he found that I... READ MORE

SmartLipo Triplex (Abdomen and Flanks) - Washington, DC

Hi. I'm 5,2' 140lbs. I have always had a stomach even when I got down to 120 a few years ago. I kept exercising and dieting thinking the more weight I lost, the more my stomach would look better. I was wrong. I just lost my breasts, hips and butt and looked like a bobble head. My ideal weight is... READ MORE

Smart Lipo on Arms. Bethesda, MD

All the women in my family have large arms, regardless of weight. I've always wanted smaller arms. I gained weight and they became even bigger! After loosing some weight, I decided to have surgery on my arms. I went in thinking I would need the more expensive procedure, arm lift... READ MORE

How to Erase 10 Years in Less Than 2 Hours - Sterling, VA

Today I had the smart lipo procedure performed by Dr. David Berman in Sterling, VA. He worked his magic on my upper/lower abs, flanks, and medial knee area within two hours. I'm writing after having had this work done at 9am this morning, and still being fully awake and full of energy now at... READ MORE

- Chevy Chase, MD

I was pretty much thin all of my life even after having 3 children. That all changed once I started depo aka the birthcontrol shot. After receiving it for 1 year my weight shifted from 135 to 150 and didn't stop, even after stopping the shot. I am now 223lbs and horrified every time I look in... READ MORE

Smart Lipo is SO Worth It! - Sterling, VA

I am not overweight but I had several little areas of fat that wouldn't go away with exercise. I hated those little problem areas so much and they made me very self conscious. The first time I had Smart Lipo done it was on my upper/lower abdomen, and I loved the results so much I went back a... READ MORE

25 no kids! Searching for Chicago, IL doctors

I'm searching for weight loss procedure and I found this site. Wow I didn't know people really invest so much into themselves. I'm really shock. I wasn't able to Find any program but I did find smart lipo more subtle for my body type My start weight was 202 Height 5'5 I'm 36 at the bust I am... READ MORE

27 Years Old 2 Children!!

So ive been doing tons of research on smart lipo. Been to a couple consultations. Finally found a doctor that made me feel comfortable and had good reviews. My original date to do the procedure was 3/14/17 but due to the snow storm they rescheduled it to 3/17/17 . I will be doing my upper, lower... READ MORE

tired of being a skinny fat girl

Seven years ago I started a series of very challenging losses with the death of my spouse, a stroke from a chiropractic adjustment- and breast cancer. Thankfully I've come out on the other side -I'm still here and I know that I want to live the best life possible. Throughout all of my... READ MORE

30 Year Old No Kids Portland, OR

I have scheduled a smart Lipo appointment for 5/1/2017 and have been researching a lot. I decided to go with Sono Bello in Portland because they focus on two types of procedures. My doctor is Dr. Malin. I recently gained weight due to medication and increased appetite. I'm hoping this will... READ MORE

No kids so I took the leap of faith that 25 and got smartlipo

Hello all I've been on this website for a very long time and I finally took the leap of faith and got smartlipo. I got my upper and lower abdomen done as well as my flanks. My PS and nurse were very helpful kind and even let me watch Madea Goes to Jail while we did the procedure. Overall My pain... READ MORE

Sono Bello

I am 28 years old. I decided to do sono bello smart lipo on three areas. Upper & lower abdominal and my waist. I am 5ft 10in, at the time of the procedure I was 175 lbs. I was once 220 lbs and lost 65 in 2010 and kept it off for about 4/5 years. Even when the weight was gone my front belly... READ MORE

I Am 32 with 3 Kids and 3 C-Sections Left with Loose Stretched Skin and Wanting Smart Lipo! - Atlanta, GA

It was a great experience. I was scared of course but the staff at Dr. Boutte facility was awesome. I had smart lipo of the upper and lower abs, love handles, bra roll, and lower back. I didn't want to go to sleep during the procedure but some how I ended up sleep. When I woke up I was at... READ MORE

Mini Tummy Tuck & Smartlipo (Mother of 2)

Left is the day of surgery, right is 1 week PO. I am so happy with my results! Can't wait to continue to see the improvements ! My Doctor and his nurse were super professional. They check on me via text and calls! Loving my new body, and feeling amazing! Feel free to ask any questions I would be... READ MORE

Stubborn Back Fat

Hello All, I'm Tauria New to RS... I have always been on the slim side 5'7 190 thank goodness my height hide my weight lol... but I've always had stubborn back fat... so this year I decided to do something about it.. I looked on RS at various doctors, spoke with my mom & boyfriend & they... READ MORE

Smart Lipo: My 40th birthday present to myself

I'm getting laser lipo/ smart lipo done on the 19th of April 2017 (YAY!!!.. nervous chuckle...) 4 areas : 1. upper tummy 2. lower tummy 3. upper back 4. lower back. My doctor seems to have great reviews. Dr. James Chen from Ashbury Clinic in Queensland Australia so I am happy that I'll be in... READ MORE

27 Years Old 2 Kids. Flanks and Abs Lipoed

Have not had the surgery yet, but I'm going 03-16-17 so it's coming soon here... I'm a nervous pervus I've heard good things and I've heard of ppl not liking their results... I'm having my upper and lower abdomen done and I'm getting my love handles and my bra rolls.... I feel I don't have a... READ MORE

35yo Single Mom of a 10yo.

I have the fat gene in my family plus I had a c-section which made it so hard to lose weight in my upper body. I had SmartLipo 360 done yesterday with Dr. The surgery ran longer than expected but it was successful. I have lots of drainage, and I am very sore. I can't wait to see the results. I... READ MORE

40 Years Wanting Smartlipo on Thighs

Hoping that this will downsize my thunder thighs. I was a gymnast and have always had. If legs. I'd like smartlipo to reduce the appearance of lines and have tried practically everything. I'm scared of the in office procedure with local anesthetic. I've had lidocaine before it stings so badly.... READ MORE

Don't Know How to Act - Lilburn, GA

I began my research for Lipo with Fat Transfer about a year ago. I went on many consultations, but nothing felt right. No one really made me feel comfortable. I can't really put in words a feeling that describes when you know something. You just know! Someone told me about realself a few months... READ MORE


So this is what I've ended up with after two procedures trying to fix this obvious mess. I have grown to hate reading advice about it's too soon to tell, it's going to get better, you need to massage blah blah blah. Yes I'm bitter but can you blame me? Any suggestions? Not interested in a tummy... READ MORE

54 Yrs Old Smart Lipo on Upper and Lower Abdomen and Upper and Lower Bra Rolls

I am having my procedure done in 4 days .I am alittle scared well alot but I hope it goes well and the after pain is not so bad. I could only afford 2 areas so I chose the worst ones. I have read alot of reviews more good than bad so I hoping to be back at work in 4 days. Has anyone had bra... READ MORE

Smart Lipo on Stomach and Flanks, Mom of 2

Hello! I have been lurking around this site for a few months now. I had a smart lipo consultation yesterday. Although my Dr was very nice and informative, he made me feel like I need to go with a tummy tuck rather than lipo. I absolutely do not want a tummy tuck. The reason he said this was... READ MORE

27 Yrs ; Getting Rid of Belly Fat - Richmond, VA

I decided to get smart lipo because I wanted a slim belly. I remember being super slim as a teenager and still having lil bit of a belly that poked out. No matter many ab exercises I did my stomach was never flat. Im really praying Smart lipo is the answer for me. Im only two days post op so I... READ MORE

26 y/o, Finally Getting a Defined Jawline!

After lurking on RealSelf for about a year now, I've decided to get Smart Lipo on my chin/neck area. Currently 140 lbs, but even when I was at my lowest weight 110 lbs a few years ago I've always had a stubborn round face and double chin with zero jawline to speak of. I chose Dr. Sterry after... READ MORE

30 years old, 2 kids, Smart Lipo to upper&lower abdomen and flanks

So far I am loving my results. I'm still swollen and bruised from my procedure. Most of my swelling is to the lower abdomen and my vagina. I carried most of my fat in my lower abdomen so I can kind of see why it's swollen from the procedure. My right flank is bruised but I can see it getting... READ MORE

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