On the day of my procedure, my doctor said that he didn't think I needed the "laser". Is this a common practice? (Photo)
Doctor Answers 2
That in itself is much more of an issue than your actual results.
If your skin is fine, then not using a laser will not significantly change your outcome, if at all.
I have performed over 2,000 laser liposuction procedures.
My guess is if I used the laser on one side and did not use the laser on the other side, few patients, if any, would have noticed a difference.
What's important is that the procedure agreed upon was delivered.
Are you sure the surgeon had a laser available?
In the end, I suppose if your results are great, then that speaks for itself.
I don't want to second guess another surgeon since I was not there.
In the end, it's the technique and skill of the operator that gives results, not the equipment.
Best of luck,
Mats Hagstrom, M.D.