Smart lipo ok for lipedema?
9 months ago
I have lipedema in my hips outer thighs and inner. I went to consult and the doctor said that he will do the procedure but only with smart lipo. Is that the correct procedure?
Doctor Answers 1
Liposuctions is the preferred procedure for lipedema areas. Aggressive liposuction under local anesthesia would be ideal. Use of the Smartlipo laser would only be warranted if loose skin was also an issue.
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