Dr. Benjamin Chu

Smart Lipo (Laser Liposuction)

Reshape your body and reshape your life. Smartlipo Triplex is the latest innovation in Laser body sculpting. Smartlipo Triplex now has three different laser wavelengths to specifically target fat cells. Its more efficient than previous models and most of all very safe compared to other laser liposuction systems. Smartlipo provides maximized results for both fat removal and skin tightening. There is minimal down time and minimal pain involved.

In Hawaii Smartlipo treatments are on the rise. Hawaii Smart lipo expert Dr. Chu has performed 100s of successful procedures. Smartlipo tightens the skin, destroys fat cells, improves overall body shape and the patient can return to work in a couple of days. Schedule a consultation with leading surgeon for Smart lipo in Hawaii – Dr. Benjamin Chu by calling 808-524-1551 today!

Before and After - Smart Lipo (Laser Liposuction)*

*Results vary from person to person


Liposuction (lipoplasty) is a body-sculpting procedure to remove fat that is unresponsive to dieting and exercising. This procedure can be applied to nearly any area of the body and is commonly used on multiple areas during an operation. Liposuction results in a slimmer and better proportioned figure. Liposuction is used effectively to reduce love handles, saddlebags, a double-chin, a bulge around the waistline, or other unsightly fatty deposits in order to develop a better shape and create a more beautiful body.

Reasons for Considering a Liposuction

Eliminate fat from any of the following areas:
Chin and Neckline
Upper Arms
Stomach and Waistline
Hips and Buttocks
Thighs and Knees
Calves and Ankles
Create a more proportioned figure

General Procedure

Liposuction can be done under general anesthesia with the patient asleep or under local anesthesia where the area is numbed and the patient remains awake. Through a tiny incision, a narrow tube or “cannula” is inserted and used to vacuum out the fatty tissue beneath the skin. The surgeon determines the amount of fat to be removed by massaging the skin and squeezing the tissue. After eliminating the excess fat, the incisions are closed by applying a compression dressing or bandage to the area in order to prevent bleeding, reduce swelling, and support the affected area.

There are several different types of liposuction procedures, such as tumescent or ultrasound liposuction, that have developed as a result of recent advancements in new technologies. Together the patient and the surgeon can discuss which method(s) are best during the initial consultation visit. Liposuction can last from thirty minutes to several hours depending upon the amount of fat to be removed. Liposuction surgery is an excellent procedure that can benefit those who want to remove unattractive fatty deposits.

Recovery Process

New techniques allow for faster recovery from liposuction procedures. The length of the recovery will depend on how extensive of an operation the patient undergoes. Generally, post-operative instructions call for plenty of rest and limited movement in order to speed up the healing process and reduce the recovery time. A support garment may need to be worn for several weeks after the surgery, depending upon which area(s) are selected to utilize the liposuction procedure. Patients sometimes report minor pain associated with surgery which can be treated effectively with oral medication. While complications are rare, patients can minimize the risk for potential problems by carefully following the directions given after surgery.