Laser lipolysis is similar to traditional liposuction in that is is used for removing fat in the body. However, this new technology is less invasive, requires no sutures and offers sculpting and skin-tightenting benefits as well. Here an ASPS Members Surgeon explains the details of this procedure, including the different areas of the body its used on, type of anesthesia used and what to expect during recovery. 

Disclosure:  Dr. Kenneth Rothaus has received research support from manufactures Palomar and NewStar for studies on laser lipolysis.  

Note: Some of the procedures and technologies presented in the following videos may be under investigation and presented for research and educational purposes. More scientific study may be needed to determine efficacy and success rate.The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF) do not endorse the procedures or technologies presented nor do the statements of the individual physicians represent the opinions, positions, or recommendations of the ASPS or The PSF.