i-Lipo effects on belly composition?
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I-Lipo effects on belly composition?
I haven't heard of any similar complaints but would conclude that the overhang reflects the loss of fat that was tensing your skin. I've been using iLipo for several years and have never seen it negatively impact someone's skin. The dose of laser light is so minor, all that's needed to trigger the fat cells to release free fatty acids similar to you exercising and your body calling for energy supplies.
I think that the vacuum adds only a small amount to the overall benefit of the procedure and may improve the dermis minimally. Loose and redundant skin is usually a result of weight loss or pregnancy and is usually best treated with a tummy tuck.
Jon A. Perlman, M.D. FACS
Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery
Member, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
Beverly Hills, Ca.
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