iLipo or Lipolite or Lipolight - What is the Difference in LED and Laser Treatments for "Inch Loss" or Fat Reduction?
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Laser treatment for fat reduction
There is no external laser or LED treatment that will actually work reliably to reduce fat through the skin. Laser lypolysis works by virtue of a small laser passed under the skin that ruptures fat cells-the liquified fat then needs to be aspirated with a fine cannula (metal tube). In general a breakthrough technology has not yet been invented that works significantly better than conventional liposuction performed by a competant surgeon.
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Daniel A. Medalie, MD
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