Plastic surgeon Dr. Warren Hankins explains that doctors have found that Accusculpt, a YAG laser used for liposuction procedures, also works to
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Dr. Travis Stork: Can you show us how it works? Dr. Warren Hankins: Sure. Just put on these -- put your glasses on. Dr. Travis Stork: I thought we were just going GQ today. Dr. Warren Hankins: First, if the patient was coming in, we wouldn't use quite this big of a needle but we'd be injecting some fluid, and put any local anesthetic into the armpit area which we're doing on this pig skin. This pig skin is how we trained doctors who are new to laser liposuction. Dr. Travis Stork: So this would theoretically heard if you want, if you want - Dr. Drew Ordon: We could put some topical one first and let it set. And then use a -- Dr. Warren Hankins: Even the needle within her. So then we are going to grab the laser here. Dr. Drew Ordon: And again this is the same laser used for laser liposuction. Dr. Warren Hankins: This laser is very effective for laser liposuction. Targets fat very well relatively new, it's called Accusculpt. Dr. Travis Stork: And Kim you are following all these, right? Kim: I am. Listening very closely. Dr. Warren Hankins: So what we are going to do is, just, we would make a small incision in the skin. Dr. Travis Stork: And what's the cost of something like this versus Botox? Dr. Warren Hankins: It's a little bit higher but at the end it's a one treatment throughout between 1,500 and 3,000 depending on. Dr. Drew Ordon: But you can give Travis a deal, right. Dr. Warren Hankins: Yeah, Travis we'll give you the deal. Dr. Drew Ordon: He looks like he is going alright. Dr. Travis Stork: So Kim there is hope and if we turn the laser off we can actually take these goggles off. Kim, I believe that Dr. Hankins may have a surprise for you. Kim: Okay. Dr. Warren Hankins: Kim, I'd like to invite you to our clinic in Las Vegas and we'll do this treatment for you for free. Kim: Oh, Great! That's so good. Dr. Drew Ordon: And we want to hear how it goes. Kim: Okay, I'll let you know. Dr. Travis Stork: Thank you Dr. Hankins for being here.