January 29th, 2015 by Soderstrom Skin Institute
The battle against bulge can feel like a losing one, especially when diet and exercise fail. Age, lifestyle, genetics and metabolism all play significant roles in how and where individuals store their excess weight. For millions, stubborn fat deposits around the abdomen, chest, thighs, arms, neck and face are the most problematic areas resistant to change.
What is traditional liposuction?
For over 20 years, traditional liposuction has been the go-to procedure to achieve body contouring results. Today, body contouring, or liposuction, remains the #1 plastic surgery procedure in America. For those who struggle with excess fat deposits, liposuction can be a successful way to achieve personal body goals. Mayo Clinic defines liposuction not as a weight-loss alternative, but rather a way to treat isolated areas of fat that do not respond to exercise and diet.
Traditional liposuction uses general anesthesia and is more invasive, which contributes to difficult post-operative period as well as painful swelling and bruising. Smartlipo Triplex™ is changing all of that – and with more precise, controlled results, it is quickly becoming the most widely accepted form of liposuction.
What is Smartlipo Triplex?
In the last twenty years there have been significant scientific advances in the field of body contouring. The revolutionary Smartlipo Triplex™ provides individuals a safe, fast and precise way to sculpt and mold their body.
Smartlipo Triplex™, is a lipolysis treatment system supported by eight years of clinical studies. Today, it is one of the most researched laser-assisted lipolysis system available.
How does Smartlipo Triplex work?
The procedure is performed using a small tube about the size of the tip of a pen, which is inserted under the skin. The laser delivers energy directly to the fat cells through the tube, causing them to rupture. The liquefied fat is then gently suctioned out.
This unique technology safely delivers the optimal blend of three laser wavelengths for better fat removal and enhanced tissue tightening.
What are the advantages to Smartlipo Triplex?
During treatment fat is removed and new collagen is produced resulting in tighter tissue and firmer skin. Another plus, Smartlipo Triplex™ uses local anesthetic, so the patient is awake during the procedure, leading to a faster, easier recovery. Patients have reported some light bruising, but are able to return to normal activities within a day or two.
Benefits of Smartlipo Triplex™:
- Removes fat deposits
- Results in one treatment
- Less invasive than traditional liposuction for faster recovery
- Local anesthesia and outpatient setting provides cost savings and increased patient safety
- Minimal downtime and discomfort
- Smoothes and tightens skin tissue
Is Smartlipo Triplex right for me?
Smartlipo Triplex is ideal for individuals who wish to sculpt their bodies by getting rid of fat deposits resistant to diet and exercise. Ideal candidates are non-smokers who have maintained a healthy weight for at least six months.
During a single procedure multiple areas can be treated. As a result, several different areas of the body can be targeted at one time. To learn if Smartlipo Triplex™ is right for you, schedule a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon who will explain the procedure and answer any questions you may have.
Soderstrom Skin Institute is celebrating 40 Years in Central Illinois and happy to be part of the community in Peoria and Bloomington/Normal, IL. For more information on Smartlipo Triplex™ laser assisted liposuction, please call us toll-free at 888.970.7546. Soderstrom Skin Institute® is an exclusive provider of the Smartlipo Triplex™ in Central Illinois and the Quad Cities. To schedule a consultation with Board Certified Plastic Surgeons J. Eric Lomax, MD or James M. Jeffries, III, MD, at Normal office, please call 309.268.9980. Before and after photos available at www.soderstromskininstitute.