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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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37 Yr Old, 2 Kids, Belly Fat That Won't Go Away

Hello RealSelf members. I am 37 year old, mother of two, 5'5", 146 lbs, with approx. 26-27% body fat. I lost almost 30 lbs over the past year due to diet and exercise but had some challenges getting rid of persistent body fat around the belly and back area. I have tried ultrasound cavitation,... READ MORE

Already Fit, Body Contouring - Austin, TX

I go in today to get Smart Lipo with Dr. Chike-Obi and I am nervous as shit. I'm having work done on my upper and lower abs and inner thighs. I am currently fit - 5'2", 130lbs and 22% body fat. When I tell people that I'm about to have this done, the first question is inevitably 'why?!' ... READ MORE

27 Year Old Athlete Wants to Look As Strong As I Feel!

I've been on this site for many years now trying to decide on smart lipo. I have gone to many consultations and decided on Dr.Miller. He is the only surgeon on the coast that offers High Def Smart Lipo. He has many accolades and was very realistic with what my results would be. The results he... READ MORE

31 Mother of 3 Boys Including Twins - Madison, AL

Today is the big day for me to get my smart lipo done on my abdomen. I'm so excited and nervous at the same time. I had a c section with my twins and it just seems like all my fat just go to my mid area and I'm just tired of it... No matter how much aI excercise or eat right it just want go... READ MORE


This is going to be my first cosmetic procedure and I'm so exited about it...and a little worried to. A good worry...this is going to be painfull. I have a date already, June 26. I went to my first consultation last month and I really liked the doctors office but I didn't get to meet him. Is... READ MORE

Smart Lipo/Abs/Back------29, Weighing at 216 Pounds - 5'3

OK guys!! So i'm going in on 5/5/17 for liposuction on my stomach and back area, I must say I am extremely overwhelmed. Nervous and ready at the same time, this is something that i am sure to hope will be life changing. I must admit I believe that I am very beautiful however, I love to eat... READ MORE

Lower Leg Smart Lipo - Glasgow, GB

Since 16, I have refused to show my legs. I've always been bottom heavy but when I work out my thighs become sharply and toned but I always felt my lower legs were disgusting. They had no shape and went straight up and down and I had fatty pockets rings just about the ankle. Growing up was... READ MORE

smart lipo with Dr. boutte

Hi! I'm 19 years old and plan to get liposuction over the next couple of months. So far I have booked two consultations, one with Dr. Windell Boutte and another with Dr.Okoro. I would like to get my full stomach done and maybe my back. I plan to lose 15 pounds before I even plan to have the... READ MORE

Mid 40's, 2 Kids, Abdominal, Flank and Back Smart Lipo

Both Dr. Soto's have a great bedside manner. The procedure was more painful than I expected. So far the results look good. I have a defined waist and hips (which I've never had even at my thinnest). My pants are all loose in the waist now, even with the swelling during recovery. Despite... READ MORE

My Stomach and Belly Button Look Worse Now ;-( - Fort Lauderdale, FL

I wasn't looking for a miracle. I know the best way to look and feel your greatest is through diet and exercise. However, I had seen some friends of mine achieve beautiful silohouttes with this procedure, so I wanted to try it. I received smart lipo on May 19, 2017, and even though some will say... READ MORE

24 YO - Inner and Outer Thighs WORTH IT!!

I wanted to post my experience as there does not seem to be a lot of younger posts for thighs. For reference I am 5'2 -125 pounds but have ALWAYS carried weight in my legs. I grew up playing soccer and even when I was at my skinniest 115 I still did not have the legs I wanted. I will post... READ MORE

28 Year Old Mom Getting Smart Lipo!!!! - Norcross, GA

Im a little scared and nervous after my last baby have gained a lot of weight or more so a muffin top (ahhhhhhh) I hate it :( So i have been looking into smart lip for a while and decided to go with Dr. Cole he was so nice and his staff was wonderful so I'm ready I'm taking my meds for my... READ MORE

Getting a piece of me back

Great bedside manners. He gave me exactly what I asked for...Also reminder me that I have to do my part, he did his part READ MORE

Upper-Lower Abdominal Smart-Lipo - Martinsville, NJ

The fat around the belly button just doesn't go way at 45. I was little more alert during the actual procedure then I expected; referred to as 'twilight'. The initial insertion points and numbing were all fine, minor pinching. I think there were 5 or 6. Two below bikini line two at the waist... READ MORE

32 Yrs Old Sick of Being Heavy ..tried Diet and Exercising and Nothing Works for Me :(

My smart lipo procedure is a week away Praying the fat will go away and I'll start feeling comfortable with myself and actually like myself .how sad is that hating your body since your 14 yrs old.. . I've been wanting Lipo since I was 14 yrs old.. I would ask every yr for Christmas for it and my... READ MORE

Smart Lipo with Dr Boutte

I've done a lot of research on this site and others. I've decided to go with Dr. Boutte, I will be in and out of town patient and I am extremely excited and nervous all at once. I can't wait to receive my consultation and price to determine what will work best for me and move forward with the... READ MORE

54 Year Old Black Female - Atlanta, GA

1 day post Smartlipo. Let me say, Dr. Jay Kulkin...I am 1 day post Smartlipo. Let me say, Dr. Jay Kulkin is a 10!  His office staff is outstanding in customer service and knowledge.  I even got tomeet his wife, a nurse at the office.  She was very friendly and... READ MORE

30 Years Old, Petite, Stubborn Belly Fat

My entire life, since I was a child, I've carried my fat in my mid section. Picture tire around the waist / love handles. I'm 5'2, 115lbs, with scrawny arms/legs and a flat butt. So finally, I've made the decision to do the BBL procedure I've booked my surgery with Dr. Truong in Chicago for... READ MORE

Male, Smart Lipo performed by Dr Perlman. Spring, TX

Wanted to post my smart lipo experience here so hope this will help someone out here considering having this procedure performed. I workout a few times a week and have always watched my diet but at my age I can't lean out my midsection. Hoping to lose some inches and get back my body I had when... READ MORE

29 Yrs Old. One Child. Excited and Ready!! - Jacksonville, FL

Im currently around 210, 5'9. What can I say? Me & my son are tired of my stomach lol. I haven't set a date yet. I'll be traveling from another state to see Dr. Boutte. Im communicating w/ Crystal. So far, ive signed my docs. I was told I would get a call to pay my deposit but it's been a... READ MORE

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