Can a Non-invasive Liposuction Modality Work for Abdominal Contouring?

by | Last updated on May 10, 2023 | Published on Nov 4, 2019 | Abdominal Liposuction/Stomach Liposuction

The abdomen is one of the areas where fat tends to build up easily and is difficult to rid of. Conventional weight loss measures don’t provide the desired results when it comes to abdominal fat. Liposuction surgery is the gold standard to address this concern. The procedure removes excess fat and provides men and women with a flatter, well-shaped tummy. A minimally invasive procedure, Abdominal liposuction in NYC is another effective option. However, many people hesitate when it comes having an invasive procedure. A prospective patient posted this question on the RealSelf Platform: “Is there a noninvasive modality to help with the contouring of the abdominal area?”

Replying to the question, an expert plastic surgeon says that it’s hard to compare noninvasive modalities with invasive or minimally invasive ones. While noninvasive procedures usually provide a 20% change and would take 3 months to show results, minimally invasive procedures such as Smartlipo would provide 100% results in two weeks (after swelling starts to subside).

Conventional liposuction surgery is considered the best option for addressing larger deposits of excess fat (American Board of Cosmetic Surgery). However, it is invasive and requires general anesthesia. Minimally-invasive fat reduction options such as Smartlipo laser liposuction in Manhattan may be a better choice for patients who are at their ideal weight and have smaller areas of stubborn fat. This minimally-invasive procedure is performed using local anesthesia. It removes subcutaneous fat that lies beneath the skin and on top of the abdominal muscle wall and simultaneously tightens the overlying skin.

This advanced laser-assisted lipolysis device utilizes three different laser wavelengths (1064 nm, 1320 nm, and 1440 nm) to liquefy the fat cells and tighten the skin simultaneously safely and effectively. Its three intelligent delivery systems SmartSense™, ThermaView™ and ThermaGuide™, deliver the laser energy in the right proportion, achieving the desired body contouring and optimum skin tightening. With Smartlipo, there is less bleeding, swelling and bruising than in traditional liposuction. The treatment can effectively contour the abdomen and result in a flat belly. Patients experience only minimal scarring, pain and discomfort. Most patients return home on the same day as the procedure have reduced treatment time and patient downtime, and promotes faster healing and quick recovery.

Individuals considering Smartlipo stomach liposuction in Manhattan, NYC need to be carefully evaluated by a reliable plastic surgeon, as to ensure that their overall aim of getting a balanced, proportionate and attractive tummy can be achieved. The criteria that an ideal candidate for stomach liposuction in NYC needs to meet are:

  • Be age 18 or older
  • Have localized fat deposits in the abdominal region that are resistant to diet and regular exercise
  • Be in good overall health, without any underlying medical conditions
  • Be close to their ideal body weight
  • Have healthy skin with good elasticity (that is, the skin must have sufficient elasticity to take on the tummy new contour post-procedure, without appearing lax)
  • Have realistic expectations about the outcome
  • Does not smoke / is willing to give up smoking

Abdomen liposuction may be performed alone or along with a tummy tuck to enhance the outcome.

Choosing a surgeon who has extensive experience in performing stomach liposuction in NYC is crucial for a successful outcome. A reliable surgeon will evaluate your concerns and provide customized treatment to restore the natural contour of your abdomen. In AAAASF-accredited practices, surgeons use advanced imaging technologies to help patients visualize the outcomes of the procedure and take an informed decision.

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