SmartLipo in Austin, TX, with Dr. Venkata Erella
Liposuction is a popular form of cosmetic procedure both in the Austin area and throughout the United States. This is a very common body sculpting procedure that Dr. Venkata Erella employs to create pleasing body contouring and summer-ready figures.
However, Dr. Erella also offers groundbreaking technology with SmartLipo™. This advanced option is for his patients who hope to achieve their body shaping goals while avoiding the lengthy recovery associated with traditional surgical procedures.
If you would like more information about SmartLipo™ and how it differs from liposuction and other body shaping procedures, please request a consultation with Austin, Tx board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Erella today. Be sure to review our SmartLipo before and after photo gallery to see Dr. Erella’s patients’ actual transformation.
What is SmartLipo?
SmartLipo™ is a less invasive type of liposuction for both men and women that utilizes laser energy to liquefy fat before Dr. Erella extracts it from the targeted areas. The laser lipolysis process makes the fat easier to remove, resulting in less swelling, bruising, and trauma to the tissues. It also promotes collagen production, which will help tighten overlying skin and boost elasticity.
It’s easy to see why many patients in Austin, Lakeway, and Bee Cave areas would consider SmartLipo™. Some of the fantastic advantages include:
Because the fat is dissolved into liquid form before being extracted through suction, there is less trauma to the adjacent tissue resulting in less pain and a shorter recovery period.
Candidates for SmartLipo
The ideal candidates for SmartLipo™are generally healthy who are:
Your SmartLipo Consultation with Dr. Erella
Dr. Erella employs a personalized consultation process that allows his patients to ask questions and voice any concerns. The purpose of this time is so the patient will become fully informed about the procedure and ensure it is best suited to achieve their aesthetic goals.
The consultation also allows the patient to become engaged in developing their surgical plan. Dr. Erella will base his procedural blueprint on patient age, health, anatomy, and realistic expectations.
Personalized Care. Honest Approach.
Dr. Venkata Erella is double board-certified, highly respected, and takes a patient-centered approach to care that has made him a valued member of the Austin, TX community for many years. Contact us today to learn how Dr. Erella can help you reach your ideal look!
SmartLipo Treatment Areas
A delicate area to treat, SmartLipo gently treats this small sensitive area to define the jawline and resolve a double chin. With the added benefit of skin tightening, it can also deliver tight skin to avoid the unsightly turkey waddle.
Fat bulges, particularly around the arms, may resist the effects of diet and exercise. The skin tightening offered by laser treatment combined with liposuction allows SmartLipo™ to eliminate those fatty upper arms with sagging skin (bat wings).
Men will love the benefits of SmartLipo™ to eliminate chest fat for a more masculine, sculpted look. The chest is one of the most common areas men choose for this procedure.
This area on the back often develops tough tissue and fat that are challenging to remove. SmartLipo™ can deliver fantastic results not only for aesthetics but in reducing discomfort in this area while wearing bras or other tight-fitted clothing.
Many women struggle with how their abdominal area looks after having children. Although a tummy tuck can deliver excellent results, it is a surgical procedure that involves extensive healing and recovery. SmartLipo™ can eliminate excess and unwanted fat in this area to help resolve that belly pooch for a tighter, toned tummy.
Another area that collects unwanted fat after pregnancy is the lower body, including the hips, flanks, and love handles. Although this is normally a problematic area for traditional liposuction, SmartLipo™ quickly and efficiently sculpts these trouble spots for a slimmer, bikini-ready figure.
The inner and outer thighs (saddle bags) are a natural area for stubborn fat. SmartLipo™ can smooth and tone your thighs to have them looking youthful once more.
The knees are areas that are perfect for SmartLipo™’s ability to remove fat and tighten the skin and make them look more defined.
What to Expect During SmartLipo
SmartLipo™ is laser-assisted lipolysis and extraction that targets trouble spots to eliminate stubborn fat permanently. It provides dramatic improvements, minimal downtime, and less discomfort than traditional liposuction. SmartLipo™ is an office procedure that requires only local anesthesia and numbs only the treatment site to reduce risk during the procedure.
During the procedure, Dr. Erella will insert a laser fiber into the target site. This laser will breakdown unwanted fat cells to destroy them permanently. Then, the liquefied fat is gently suctioned out with power-assisted liposuction. Because the SmartLipo™ technology triggers collagen regeneration through laser treatment, loose skin gets tightened and looks smooth. Advanced SmartLipo™ triplex utilizes three wavelengths to disrupt fat cells, coagulate blood vessels, and increase collagen production to help improve skin elasticity. Skin tightening continues for 4-6 months.
SmartLipo™ is a minimally invasive procedure with less pain, bruising, swelling, and a quicker recovery. Most SmartLipo™ patients enjoy a recovery in three days and can go back to their routine work. They will, however, require a compression garment for two weeks.
Dr. Venkata Erella is an expert in SmartLipo™, Liposuction, and many other amazing cosmetic procedures. Learn more about SmartLipo™ in Austin, Lakeway, and Bee Cave, TX, by calling 512-730-3885 or request a consultation with Aspira Plastic Surgery Today!
SmartLipo Austin, TX FAQs
Yes, it will be done in the office under local anesthesia as an outpatient procedure.
It depends on the size and the number of areas. Each state has different guidelines. The safety of the patient is more important. Numbing medicine is used to perform the procedure and limits how many areas can be done at one time safely.
In most cases, one SmartLipo session per area is needed to achieve desirable results.
Most individuals return to work after three days of recovery.
No, SmartLipo™ is a cosmetic procedure, and health insurance providers do not cover its cost.
The cost of SmartLipo Triplex in Austin, TX depends on how many areas and their sizes. Dr. Erella’s office will provide you a quote at the conclusion of your complimentary consultation.
In addition to liposuction and SmartLipo, Dr. Erella is also an expert in many other advanced body contouring surgeries, such as tummy tuck/mini tummy tuck, mommy makeover, 360 body lift, arm/thigh lift, bra line lift, post weight loss surgery, and cosmetic gynecology. Dr. Erella also maintains high levels of expertise in plastic surgery procedures of the breast and face.