SmartLipo Liposuction (Laser)
Dr Ghazi Hajjar is especially proud to offer patients the state-of-the-art body contouring procedure, SmartLipo in Lebanon.
These new technologies have transformed liposuction into a much safer and less invasive procedure. This treatment helps patients enhance the appearance of various body areas with minimal discomfort and almost no downtime.
Please read on to learn more about SmartLipo and the treatment approach on this the latest advancements in the field of cosmetic surgery.
SmartLipo is a novel form of liposuction that uses laser energy to effectively remove body fat while
promoting tissue healing and skin tightening.
Also referred to as laser-assisted lipolysis, SmartLipo is performed under local anesthesia and requires less than one hour to complete. During SmartLipo procedure,
Dr Ghazi Hajjar creates several tiny incisions in the skin, through which he inserts a cannula equipped with a special laser fiber.
The laser delivers very precise pulses of energy to the fat cells, causing their membranes to burst, releasing the oily substance inside.
The cannula (a small tube about 2mm in diameter) is then used to suction this substance out of the body.
Because only local anesthesia is used during the SmartLipo procedure, this approach cancels the risks associated with general anesthesia and greatly reduces the recovery time.
In fact, many of Dr Ghazi Hajjar patients are able to return to work the same day, which is why this procedure is sometimes referred to as a
In addition, the laser energy used during SmartLipo surgery promotes blood vessel coagulation, which reduces bleeding and significantly decreases swelling and bruising.
The laser also promotes skin tightening, which is important after liposuction as the skin needs to shrink in order to adjust to the slimmer body contours.
Liposuction can be used to treat localized fat deposits within the:
This procedure may be performed alone, or can be combined with other cosmetic procedures, such as a facelift, breast reduction or tummy tuck, to achieve maximum results.