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Dr. Jason Leedy has always been committed to providing his patients with the latest, most promising new technology in the field of cosmetic surgery. He continues to uphold this commitment by being the first in the area to offer SmartLipo™. This revolutionary laser liposuction procedure offers our Cleveland and Mayfield Heights-area patients an effective alternative to traditional surgical methods of removing fat. Quicker recovery times, smaller incisions, and proven results are just a few of the benefits that are possible with SmartLipo™.

SmartLipo™ Laser Liposuction

Traditional liposuction has given way to many new and innovative techniques for removing excess fat, and SmartLipo™ laser liposuction is quickly becoming one of the most popular. With SmartLipo™, fat deposits that stubbornly resist diet and exercise are broken down and extracted with the aid of a state-of-the-art laser. Areas of the body that can be treated with SmartLipo™ include:

  • Flanks (love handles)
  • Back
  • Chin
  • Abdomen
  • Thighs

SmartLipo™ is ideally suited for treating smaller areas of fat that do not require a more invasive form of liposuction.

Please contact our laser liposuction facility, serving Cleveland, Mayfield Heights, and surrounding areas, to schedule a consultation for SmartLipo™.

The SmartLipo™ Procedure

Dr. Jason Leedy will begin the SmartLipo™ procedure by making a tiny incision, typically about 2mm wide, in the area designated for fat removal. He will then insert a low-energy laser fiber designed to liquefy the fat cells, which are then suctioned out. Because SmartLipo™ targets fat cells with extraordinary precision, the tissue surrounding the treatment area is left virtually unaffected. The SmartLipo™ laser liposuction procedure is generally performed on an outpatient basis under local anesthesia and usually takes less an hour to complete.

SmartLipo™ Recovery

Since SmartLipo™ does not require general anesthesia for most patients, recovery time is minimal. Patients should rest for one to two days after the procedure; however, most patients report very little post-operative discomfort from SmartLipo™. Since the incisions for this particular type of liposuction are so small, residual scarring is very light and can be easily hidden.

SmartLipo™ Risks

As with any surgical procedure, SmartLipo™ laser liposuction does carry risks. These include:

  • Skin injury
  • Fluid loss
  • Friction burns
  • Uneven contour or shape
  • Damage to vital organs
  • Infection
  • Reaction to anesthesia

Dr. Jason Leedy will go over every aspect of the SmartLipo™ procedure with you in detail during your initial consultation. Our cosmetic surgeon is an experienced, skilled physician who will take every precaution to ensure that your procedure is handled safely and that risks are minimized.

Contact Our Laser Liposuction Surgeon

To schedule an appointment for SmartLipo™ laser liposuction at our practice serving Cleveland, Mayfield Heights, and the Northeast Ohio region, please contact the Cleveland Plastic Surgery Institute. SmartLipo™ can also be combined with other procedures such as face lift, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), and BOTOX® Cosmetic as part of a more complete makeover. Dr. Jason Leedy would be happy to discuss any of these options with you.


“Feeling like you really cared for me and what I wanted. Dr Leedy is very polite, gracious, and I felt like I could really trust him.”

Cindy, patient, Wooster, Ohio
(Smartlipo-Outer Thigh)

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Jason E. Leedy, M.D.

Board-certified Plastic Surgeon

"It is truly rewarding to help people feel better through the benefits of plastic surgery. Your happiness is my goal."


Dr. Jason E. Leedy is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is a valedictorian of Walsh Jesuit High School in Cuyahoga Falls, Ivy league college graduate, and AOA medical honor society award recipient from Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Leedy trained with some of the nation's top plastic surgeons at prestigious University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX... Read More »

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