Chemical Vs Laser Fat Removal – What is the Difference?

With over 250,000 surgies performed every year, liposuction is one of the most common cosmetic surgeries in the United States. The procedure, known as lipoplasty, targets specific areas of localized fat deposits and removes the cells from the body. There have been many advancements in fat removal in NYC –particularly in Lipoplasty—since 1974, when Italian and French surgeons first used suction to remove fat. One of the most significant developments has been the addition of lasers, known as Smartlipo, approved by the FDA in 2006. The other is lipodissolve, an injectable treatment relying on chemical interaction to break down fat cells. While both methods are effective, they use rather different methods and concepts to achieve their results. Keep reading to learn more.

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