Does Smart Lipo cause skin to stick to the muscle?

I had Smart Lipo done to my torso two months ago and it seems that on my right side from my armpit to my waist my skin is stuck to my muscle. I am not able to really stretch that side as I can my left. Will this go away on its own?

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Published on Jul 22, 2012

What you are describing is the skin and soft tissue hardening due to the intense heat that was used to melt the fat. The skin is not stuck to the muscle because there is still fat and soft tissue between the skin and
muscle. Normally, this will soften over time but it may take 6 months to 1 year. In our clinic, we speed up this process by using the Acoustic Wave Therapy or the Exilis, which is able to break these hardened bonds much
faster. They usually disappear after a few treatments.

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What you are describing is the skin and soft tissue hardening due to the intense heat that was used to melt the fat. The skin is not stuck to the muscle because there is still fat and soft tissue between the skin and
muscle. Normally, this will soften over time but it may take 6 months to 1 year. In our clinic, we speed up this process by using the Acoustic Wave Therapy or the Exilis, which is able to break these hardened bonds much
faster. They usually disappear after a few treatments.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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