What is Laser lipolysis?

Laser lipolysis is a medical procedure that uses laser technology to reduce subcutaneous fat and improve the appearance of the body. This method is mainly used to trim and reduce fat around the abdomen, sides, thighs, arms, and other areas.

How the Laser lipolysis works

Laser lipolysis is done in two different ways:

Laser lipolysis in Iran

In this method, the laser beam is sent to the fat under the skin. The laser can break down the fat and make it smaller. These small fats are naturally absorbed and eliminated by the body’s lymphatic system.

RF laser (Radiofrequency):

This method uses radio waves to heat the fats and adjust the subcutaneous tissues. This causes the breaking up and decomposition of fats and also leads to the strengthening of skin tissues.

Advantages and disadvantages of laser lipolysis

Even though laser lipolysis is performed without surgery or open surgery, like other treatment methods, it has its advantages and disadvantages, which we will discuss below.

Advantages of laser lipolysis in Shiraz

• Local fat reduction: laser lipolysis works well to reduce fat in a specific area of the body, or other words local fat.

• Reducing skin laxity: by activating the production of collagen and elastin, this method can help reduce skin laxity and improve skin structure.

• Cellulite removal: This method can regulate skin tissue and help reduce cellulite.

• No need for surgery: compared to slimming surgeries, laser lipolysis is a non-surgical method that does not require cutting and interfering with tissues. This means reduced risks and a faster recovery time.

• Reduced recovery time: Many patients quickly return to their daily activities after laser lipolysis sessions. Recovery time is usually much shorter than traditional weight loss surgery.

• Reducing the possibility of unwanted side effects: compared to other slimming methods, the possibility of unwanted side effects caused by slimming laser is less.

• Effective results: due to the accurate adjustment of the laser power, very effective results can be obtained.

• Increased self-confidence: By improving the appearance of the body, many people feel increased self-confidence and self-satisfaction.

Disadvantages of laser lipolysis

• Cost: Laser slimming is often considered a private medical procedure and may have high costs.

• Requirement of frequent sessions: To achieve the desired results, several laser slimming sessions may be required.

• Possible side effects: Some side effects such as redness, swelling, or pain may occur in the treated areas, which are more acceptable compared to acute complications caused by surgery.

• Effects on body function: In some cases, slimming laser may have effects on body function, for example on cardiovascular function.

It is better to consult with your doctor before deciding on laser slimming to check the tips and risks related to your condition.

A suitable candidate for laser lipolysis

Performing laser lipolysis requires careful evaluation and consultation with a specialist doctor. Each person may have special conditions and characteristics that determine the effectiveness and success rate of this method. People who have various problems such as local fat, skin laxity, or weight loss may need more consultation with specialists for this method.

However, people who have the following conditions can be considered as good candidates for laser slimming:

• People with a relatively balanced weight: laser lipolysis is mainly suitable for local fat reduction. If the person is very overweight, the slimming laser probably will not give the desired results.

• People who want to improve laxity and sagging skin: If you have loose skin and you want to prevent this laxity and sagging skin from increasing, laser slimming may be suitable for you.

• If they want to adjust and strengthen skin tissues: If you want to improve your skin texture, the slimming laser can help.

• People looking for a non-surgical solution: Laser slimming is a non-surgical solution to improve body appearance and is different from bariatric surgery.

• People who observe proper exercise and diet to maintain the results: the results obtained from laser slimming require attention to a healthy lifestyle.

However, the final decision to perform laser slimming should be made by a specialist doctor who will evaluate the effectiveness and risks associated with your situation.

Care before and after laser lipolysis

Care before and after laser slimming is very important to get the desired results and reduce possible complications. Below is a guide for care before and after laser slimming:

Care before laser lipolysis

• Consultation with a doctor: In the initial stage, consult your doctor to check whether a slimming laser is suitable for you or not.

• Preventing sunburn: At least one month before the laser session, avoid sunburn and sun exposure, and even use sunscreen creams with high SPF to prevent sunburn in the treated areas.

• Preventing infection: 2 weeks before the laser, avoid using products that irritate the skin, such as acids and retinoids. Also, treat any skin infections.

• Quit smoking: If you smoke, it is better to try to quit or reduce it as much as possible for at least 6 weeks before the laser.

Care after laser lipolysis

• Use of serum: immediately after the laser, the use of creams or gels containing serum helps to clean and soothe the skin.

Avoiding sunburn: For a certain period after the laser (at least 2 weeks), you should avoid sunburn and use sunscreen creams with high SPF.

• Avoiding certain sports: Depending on the type of laser and the area treated, some sports (eg vigorous sports) may not be recommended for several weeks after the laser.

• Following the doctor’s recommendations: The specific instructions given by your doctor regarding post-laser care must be followed.

• Report unwanted side effects: Any strange symptoms or unwanted side effects after the laser should be reported to the doctor.

• It is very important to follow the diet and exercise according to the doctor’s instructions if needed.

Note: These precautions may change depending on the type of laser and the area being treated. Therefore, it is important to follow your doctor’s exact instructions.

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