What type of anesthesia is used during a SmartLipo procedure?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
Depending on the amount of fat to remove and the number of areas of the body it can very from local to general anesthesia. Small areas such  as the hips may be isolated with local anesthesia. Including the lower abdomen may include intravenous sedation or general anesthesia depending on patient size.

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