5 Myths of Laser Body ContouringAugust 18, 2014 11:21 AM
Like most other popular weight loss procedures, laser body contouring has its share of misconceptions. In an effort to clear up some of those myths, we’ll look at five of the most common and give you the truth of the matter.
Laser body contouring is too expensive.
When compared to traditional surgical liposuction, which runs anywhere from $1,500 to $7,500, the cost of laser body contouring isn’t so bad after all at $1,000 to $2,500.
Laser body contouring is painful.
With most patients having laser body contouring treatments in their plastic surgeon’s office and then going on about their day, this myth is easily discounted. Laser contouring doesn’t require any kind of anesthesia—in fact, most patients say it feels like nothing or like a flashlight shining on them. When compared to traditional inpatient liposuction with all its incisions, bruising, and swelling, laser body contouring’s noninvasive techniques are much more