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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42 Years Old, 30-31 BMI

I have been researching Smart Lipo on Real Self for years and never felt like I saw women in my same situation, so I felt that I needed to write this review. I am 5'9", large boned with a 30-31 BMI and have always carried my weight pretty well. I have had two children and never quite recovered... 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

31 w/ 3 kids and 3 csections in need of lipo

Im 5'5 162lbs. My heighest weight was 270. I had bariatric surgery on nov 30 2009. My lowest weight was 148lbs right before i had my 3rd and last child. Consultation scheduled for thursday for lipo of the full abdomen and flanks for 3200. Lets see how it goes So ive chosen a doctor and have a... 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

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

30 Years Old. 19 Months Old Baby. Smartlipo Midsection - Manhattan, NY

Being wanting to do lipo since when I was 20 years old. No matter how skinny I was. I always have a fat over load belly. I gain from 115lbs to 189lbs during my pregnancy. After 18 months my weight stuck at 135lbs. So I decide to do this to motivate myself to drop back down to my comfortable... READ MORE

50 Years, Mom of 3: Happy with Smart Lipo & Dr. Gutkowski/staff - Oak Brook, IL

I am four months post- op, having had Smart Lipo on my flanks (the hated love handles), lower abdomen and inner thighs. I am so happy I had this procedure. Dr. Gutowski had me completely at ease and confident in his skills; his wonderful nurse Susie was amazing during it all. There were no... READ MORE

Mother of Three

Finally had my surgery, with Dr Mancoll. I am so satisfied with the results after u days. I love him as a doctor he is the best truly. His whole team, was comforting and made me feel at ease. I am so grateful for my results after only seven days. Please choose this doctor if you are in the... 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

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

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

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

30 Years Old with 1 Child(4 Years Old) - Beverly Hills, CA

I am 30 years old and have an almost 4 year old. I have always suffered with some form of body dysmorphia, but post baby definitely heightened that. I eat clean and exercise 5-6 days a week (also do long distance running, just ran a half marathon last week) but after years of stubborn tummy fat... READ MORE

2nd Times the Charm - Lilburn, GA

Ive been a patient of Dr. Boutte for several years. Our relationship began when she was my dermatologist and I have been fortunate enough to see her establishment grow and flourish. I recently made the decision to have smart lipo for the 2nd time. The first procedure was successful, however... READ MORE


This doctor does DOES magic. I had no idea that my body was going to change the way it did after the surgery! Daniel careaga is amazing! I got 5 liters taken out plus one drain. The drain. The drain is driving me crazy but this doctor did magic. I'm so happy with the results. The staff is super... READ MORE

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