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Liposuction latest technology

By Janette Daher
Posted On Nov 24, 2020
Liposuction latest technology

Does your neck resemble more turkey-like than human qualities?  Do your arms feel more like bat wings due to unwanted flabbiness and loose skin?  What do both of these afflictions have in common (other than they curb our self-esteem)? Simply put, they require a treatment that addresses two things- small pocket of unwanted fat and saggy skin.  The good news? The explosion of body contouring devices and treatments in the aesthetic market have resulted in many options.  The better news?  There’s one device that can address both these afflictions and their characteristics in one treatment.

The Allure of Allura Precision Body Contouring

Meet the Allura Precision Body Contouring System by Sciton, or as Dr. Jared Mallalieu of Laser Center of Maryland refers to it “the iPhone12 of liposuction”.  Allura is a minimally invasive laser liposuction treatment that is the perfect solution for those of us who want great results, but do not desire the downtime and side effects associated with traditional liposuction.  Allura uses dual wavelength laser energy that targets fat cells, as well as tightens the skin and boosts collagen production in the area treated.  This collagen production translates into smoother, firmer, younger looking skin.  This is ideal for the turkey neck and bat wing arms scenario, as both of these areas usually require fat removal and skin tightening for a successful result.

Top Allura Treatment Areas

  • Neck
  • Upper arms
  • Bra roll or bra fat
  • Knees
  • Thighs
  • Gynecomastia (male breast reduction)

Allura Precision Body Contouring is performed under local anesthesia, another bonus compared to traditional liposuction.  This means, that in most cases, you are able to drive yourself to and from your appointment.  “Allura has the added advantage of skin and tissue tightening over traditional liposuction,” Mallalieu comments.  “On top of that, patients have a quicker recovery, less bruising, and need less numbing or anesthesia.”

Dr. David Yonick of Yonick Plastic Surgery in Midland, Michigan describes Allura as his “go to” treatment for stubborn areas of fat that do not respond to diet and exercise.  “I use Allura for those hard-to-treat areas- under the chin, upper arms, and bra roll (fat that overhangs the bra area on the back)”.  Dr. Mallalieu agrees,” I use Allura for those tough to treat areas like the upper arms, bra fat, knees, etc.  I also use Allura in combination with many of my traditional liposuction patients for added skin tightening and rejuvenation.”

Ideal Candidate

So how do you know if Allura is right for you?  According to our experts, the ideal patient is in good health, physically active, and has an exercise-resistant area of fat or sagging skin they are trying to improve.  When what patients should know about the treatment, our experts agree that it is a safe, effective minimally invasive procedure that provides a “2020 result”.

What to Expect

Allura treatments are performed in a doctor’s office using local anesthesia- similar to the dentist, to minimize discomfort.  The treatment area is cleansed and prepared.  The thin laser probe (think small straw and fiber optic) is inserted through a tiny incision and the device works to remove the unwanted fat and then the laser energy is used to tighten the skin in the area treated.  Depending on the area treated, you may need to wear a special garment (similar to a Spanx) for about a week in order to enhance results.  Other post treatment regimens may include lymphatic massage or topical treatments (Transform by Elastin). 

There may be some swelling, redness, bruising, or slight discomfort immediately after the treatment, but these issues will resolve very quickly.  Most people notice results immediately after their Allura treatment; our experts advise that the full effect of the skin tightening may take up to two to three months to fully develop.  Most procedures last only an hour and you can usually drive home right after and return to work the next day.  The cost of the treatment varies based on area and ranges from $2500-4000.

Allura takes one of the gold standards of fat removal-liposuction and modernizes it to the next level for a 2020, iPhone 12 result. 

Allura is the ideal treatment for you if you are seeking:

  • Rapid fat reduction and skin tightening
  • Minimal downtime with no scarring
  • In-office treatment
  • Short one and done treatment

Chances are, once you have one treatment, you will find more areas you would like enhanced using this advanced body contouring system.  To learn if Allura precision body contouring is right for you, visit www.allurabysciton.com to see the alluring results and to find a treatment expert in your area.