Smartlipo/Vaser (see below for Colon Hydrotherapy-Leicester Clinic)
Smartlipo and Vaser are methods for body liposculpture . It is a novel method for reduction of fat in areas previously difficult to treat with forms of fat reduction with out significant downtime or excessive adverse effects.
Skinmedics does not undertake these surgical procedures but can offer advice and discussion concerning referral of clients seeking these treatments to recognised plastic surgeons who hold Fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons or who are highly experienced and trained in these methods.
Skinmedics is the FIRST CLINIC IN THE UNITED KINGDOM TO OFFER BODYCONTOURING BY TRIPOLLAR APOLLO-SEE radiofrequency for further information.
SMARTLIPO (FOR INFORMATION ONLY)
- Possibility of performing procedures in a doctors surgery
- Reduced trauma
- Procedure undertaken under local anaesthetic with reduced trauma
- Simultaneous coagulation of blood vessels by laser with reduced bleeding
- Reduction in time to recovery
- Treatment of areas difficult with other procedures e.g. chin,knees ,underarms,forearms,upper abdomen etc
How Does Smartlipo Work?
Smartlipo is a specialised laser system which new generation technology to deliver safe effective laser pulses to fat cells causing them to heat up and break down with the products being absorbed and eliminated by the liver.
What Results Should I Expect?
Smartlipo is an effective treatment for removing excess fatty tissue in selected areas. The final result is dependent on the amount of fat that needs to be eliminated. Appreciable results are seen after about six weeks with the final results being seen in about 4 months .This differs from conventional liposuction and the longer time allowed for final results to appear allows for skin tightening to take place. Although this is a relatively new procedure to the UK impressive results have been seen in Italy for over 2 years.
How Many Sessions Are Required?
This varies depending on the severity of the condition but can be from one to multiple treatments and will be advised on during the consultation.
What Is The Duration of Each Session?
Again this varies depending on the area to be treated but is usually one to two hours.
What are the side effects?
How Much Is Smartlipo Likely to Cost?
This depends on the exact treatment required and can be discussed with the clinic.
Vaser is a unique ultrasound based form of bodycontouring with indications similar to Smartlipo
Colon hydrotherapy is not currently undertaken at Skinmedics