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Does Laser Lipo Have Less Downtime Than Traditional Liposuction?

Do you have stubborn fat in your abdomen, hips, thighs, upper arms, or other areas of your body that won’t seem to go away with diet and exercise? If so, laser liposuction may be the ideal solution. It comes with less downtime than traditional liposuction and can leave you feeling toned and beautiful without causing a major disruption to your life. Let’s dive deeper into what laser liposuction is and how you may benefit from it.

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How Laser Liposuction Works

Dr. Craig Schwartz uses the FDA-approved ProLipo™ laser lipo system, which is less invasive than traditional liposuction, offering a faster recovery with less pain, swelling or bruising. Pro Lipo laser liposuction uses laser thermal energy to liquefy fat cells, which are then gently suctioned away. Laser Lipo can be performed under local tumescent anesthesia, reducing the risks of complications that are typically associated with traditional liposuction.

Benefits of Laser Liposuction

In addition to removing unwanted fat, Pro Lipo creates a thermal effect, which causes the skin to contract so that it becomes firmer and tighter, leaving you with beautiful results, avoiding the lax or loose skin typically associated with traditional liposuction. After a laser liposuction treatment, you can return to work within a day or two. However, if your job requires vigorous physical activity, you may require more time off. In addition to a fairly short recovery time, it can provide smoother results than traditional liposuction, and it can remove fat in areas of the body that traditional liposuction simply cannot, such as the area above the knees, under the chin, and around the ankles. Laser lipo offers the same contouring and visual improvement of traditional liposuction, but with greater precision, leaving nerves and blood vessels intact.

Consultations Available Now

To learn more, schedule your consultation with Dr. Schwartz by filling out the form on this page or by calling his practice at 913-451-8346. Premier Vein & Body by Schwartz serves patients throughout the Kansas City metro.

Good Candidates for Laser Liposuction

If you have stubborn fat pockets that are resistant to diet and exercise, you may be a good candidate for laser liposuction. Laser liposuction may also be a good fit if you lead a busy lifestyle and are searching for a fat reduction procedure that comes with minimal downtime and relatively quick noticeable results.

It’s essential to note that laser liposuction is not a weight-loss treatment and is therefore only an option if you are within 10-25 pounds of your ideal body weight Scheduling a consultation is a great way to determine whether or not laser liposuction is a good fit for you.


*Individual Results May Vary


Read from real patients about their experiences with Dr. Schwartz and his team at Premier Vein & Body by Schwartz.

Take the Next Step

If you’d like to get rid of stubborn fat bulges without extensive downtime, we encourage you to schedule a consultation at Premier Vein and Body in Leawood, KS to discuss minimally-invasive laser liposuction Call us at (913) 451-8346 or fill out our convenient online contact form.

*Results may vary and are not guaranteed. Consult with Dr. Schwartz to see if you are a good candidate.

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