I just had smart lipo done and would like to know how much pounds is normal to come off from smart lipo? I am a 25 year old patient about 5'4. I believe I had 5 pounds taken off. Is this reasonable or good?
What is the Normal Range of Fat Removed Via Smart Lipo?
Doctor Answers 2
I doubt very much that you had 5 lbs removed
I presonally think that smartlipo is most effective in those with relatively small amounts of fat to be removed. remember too, that the surgeon always injects tumescent fluid before doing the smartlipo, so this will be part of what is removed. furthermore, i believe a huge part of the benefit from smartlipo comes from tne microscarring that the procedure creates. this causes the tightening to continue for up to 6 months. i would focus more on how you look after the procedure and less on how many ccs are removied (this is what we measure, not lbs).
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.