Advantages of Energy-Assisted Liposuction

Energy-assisted lipolysis uses thermal energy to liquefy fat cells before suction removal, making this treatment less invasive while helping tighten skin post-treatment. This dual approach of fat reduction and skin tightening offers comprehensive body contouring results for patients who struggle with stubborn fatty deposits that resist diet and exercise regimens.

Beginning the procedure, Dr. Capek injects a mixture of saline and local anesthetic through a cannula into the treatment area, after which she inserts a laser probe that emits laser energy that targets fat deposits to melt and break them down, which are then suctioned away via cannula suctioning. This less invasive procedure compared to traditional approaches typically has minimal bleeding and bruising due to suction suction alone.

Laser-assisted lipolysis technology also stimulates new collagen production, leading to skin tightening following treatment. One study demonstrated that laser-assisted lipolysis increases skin contraction by 17% after being applied.

Surgeons can perform this advanced procedure more efficiently, shortening patients’ recovery period. By combining tumescent anesthesia and radio waves to reduce swelling, patients can return to regular activity much sooner than with traditional forms of liposuction.

Thermal energy during liposuction can reduce tissue damage, leading to less need for forceful extraction, as well as lower chances of complications like ecchymosis, pain and bruising. Furthermore, cavitation of fat cells using RF energy leads to less blood cell migration which further decreases swelling and bruising post-treatment.

Energy-assisted lipolysis offers another distinct advantage over traditional methods: its ability to target specific pockets of fatty tissue precisely. Other procedures often require multiple incisions and provide only generalized coverage, making it impossible for some patients to specifically treat an isolated part of their bodies; with energy-assisted lipolysis, targeted areas can be defined precisely and treated precisely.

Other energy-assisted lipolysis techniques include ultrasound-assisted liposuction (UAL), which uses ultrasonic waves to liquefy fat before its removal, and laser-assisted liposuction, which uses low-energy lasers to target specific fatty pockets. VASER can also improve skin contracture, but requires port protectors to help prevent leakage; this extends surgeon OR time. Radiofrequency-assisted lipolysis, the latest breakthrough in energy-assisted lipolysis, combines ultrasound and laser energy for fat removal while tightening of skin and tightening. BodyTite by Invasix provides cutting-edge technology with multiple treatments available to address all patient needs. Speak to a board-certified specialist today about this innovative procedure to discover more of its potential!