How does the lipo laser works?
Unlike conventional liposuction, the idea of noninvasive laser lipo is not to remove fat cells, but to shrink them.
During each session of laser-lipo device—a technician places pads equipped with laser diodes directly onto the skin. The laser energy penetrates down to the fat cells and creates tiny holes in their membranes. This causes the fat cells to release their stored fatty acids, glycerol, and water into the body and then shrink, potentially resulting in lost inches. The body then flushes out the expelled fat-cell contents via the lymphatic system or burns them for energy.
"Think of your fat cells as groups of juicy grapes," Heather says. "The laser beam reaches the fat cell and shrinks the contents, and those grapes become raisins."
All parts of the body that store fat can be treated.
The most common treatment areas include:
l Under the chin
How long do the lipo laser treatment results last?
Because Lipo does not destroy fat cells but rather empties them of their contents, the fat cells are capable of storing fat again. A balanced diet is the only way to ensure lasting results.
"When you're at home, we want you to make some good dietary choices," Heather explains. "[Eat] lean protein. Stay away from alcoholic beverages and sugar." Those who take in more calories than they burn will see their improvement start to decrease over time.