Lipo Q & A

Frequently Asked Questions about Laser Lipo

Q: What is laser lipo?

A: Laser light penetrates deep into the dermis, deep-heating the tissue in the targeted area and stimulating fat deposits stored in your body. It works to convert these deposits into energy, which is burned off in post-treatment exercise. One major benefit is that it is conducted by a certified laser specialist and is approved by the FDA. This procedure is a much safer alternative to liposuction.

 

Q: Does laser lipo hurt?

A: No, laser lipo is completely pain-free.

 

Q: Is this just a different kind of liposuction?

A: No, laser lipo is painless and requires no needles, no surgery and no recovery time.

 

Q: How many inches can I loss with laser lipo?

A: Patients typically have a 10% in inch reduction following a full treatment regimen.

 

Q: How long will it take before I see results?

A: Results can be seen immediately after each treatment as the fat cell contents are released.

 

Q: How many treatments will I need?

A: A number of treatments are determined at your consultation and is based on your requirements and goals. We suggest 2 treatments a week over 5-6 weeks to complete a full course of treatments.

 

Q: How long is each treatment?

A: Treatments take 20-30 minutes followed by 15-20 minutes of infrared laser vacuum massage. The length of time for your post-treatment exercise to "burn off" the free fatty acids is determined at your consultation and is based on your requirements and goals.

 

Q: Why do I have to work out after my laser lipo treatments?

A: Once the fat cells are broken down after laser treatments, the contents of the fat cells need a way to exit the body. If they do not exit the body within a few hours, they get reabsorbed by other fat cells. A brief workout immediately after a treatment ensures that the fat is excreted via the lymphatic system. Working out gives the body a way to metabolize and excrete the fat that is broken down. If you don’t do a workout after your session, you run the risk of the released fat being absorbed by other cells since your lymphatic system is not actively draining it.

 

Q: Are treatments comfortable?

A: Yes, Treatments are completely comfortable and pain-free. Most people feel very little during their treatments and find it comfortable and relaxing. The typical sensation felt is slight warmth where the treatment pads are in contact with your skin.

 

Q: Who is a good candidate for the spider vein treatments?

A: Treatments are safe for all skin types and all body types and are FDA approved. These treatments can be used on both men and women and can treat most areas of the body except the female breast. As with any treatment, people with certain medical conditions should not use laser treatments. Your CLS will go through a full medical questionnaire at your consultation prior to treatment to confirm suitability.

Laser treatments are not recommended for patients that are:

 

  • Pregnant
  • Breastfeeding
  • Women during menstrual cycle
  • Have a history of heart problems
  • Patients with malignancy
  • Patients who have diabetes
  • Patients with a fresh suntan
  • Patients whose wounds have not healed completely after operation
  • Epileptics
  • Who has genetic hypersensitivity
  • Patients with Kidney (gall-stone) disease
  • Who are embedded with metal objects, or silicone gel
  • Acute inflammation or epidemical patients
  • Who's in menses, birth control period, emiction incontinence period, or accepting the belly operation
  • Who’s body takes in a lot of inner heat

 

Q: Are laser treatments safe?

A: Yes. Independent clinical studies have shown laser treatments to be completely safe with no side effects. The laser simply triggers a natural reaction of fat cell release. The process does not cause any damage and cells remain intact, just smaller, giving immediate results. Our lasers are FDA cleared.

 

Q: How long will my results last?

A: Our results are long-term, provided your calorie intake and eating plan is stable, and you engage in regular exercise. Further treatments can be performed to correct diet indulgence or target another area of the body.

 

Q: How long will it take before I see results?

A: Results can be seen immediately and improve with every treatment. Over the course of your treatment, you can achieve dramatic results reshaping and your body and reduction in cellulite.

 

Q: How long is the recovery time?

A: There is no recovery period after your sessions. You can have the procedure done on your lunch break and return to work after.

 

Q: How much do the treatments cost?

A: The average cost for non-ablative laser lipo ranges from $150 to $250 per treatment, depending on the amount of area being treated. These treatments are usually considered a cosmetic procedure; the cost is not covered by most medical insurance companies.

 

Q: Which payment methods are accepted?

A: We accept Visa and Master Card credit and Debit cards, Cash, and online payments.

 

Q: Is financing available?

A: Sorry we do not offer financing.

 

Q: How do I start?

A: Simply schedule your appointment.

 

 

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