What is body contouring surgery?
Body contouring surgery is a range of aesthetic (cosmetic) procedures designed to improve the body’s appearance by modifying its size or shape. Body contouring surgery is most commonly performed to contour the waist, abdomen, thighs, buttocks, upper torso and upper arms. Surgical methods range from removal of fat and/or excess skin to surgical implants and lifts to improve skin tone and definition.
What will it do?
The aim of body contouring surgery is to remove and tighten excess skin, usually after massive or significant weight loss. It is also used to tighten saggy skin due to childbirth or ageing.
As well as being uncomfortable and heavy, excess skin can cause:
Difficulty in walking and exercising
Aching of the back and shoulders
Chronic rashes and infections in the folds
Personal hygiene issues due to the accumulation of sweat and problems with through cleaning of affected areas
Low or poor self-esteem
Body contouring surgery may be effective in assisting with a normal clothing size, easier walking and physical activities, improved hygiene and comfort.
What procedures are a part of body contouring surgery?
Body contouring surgery incorporates a range of aesthetic (cosmetic) procedures including:
Liposuction-lipomatic(power assisted lipo with vibrations and sonic waves)-laser liposuction
Different Techniques of Liposuction
In some cases of liposuction, laser or lipomatic (vibrating cannula so that breaks fatty cells) can be used to make fat easier to remove.Actually, it is not the machine but the operator that is the most important to getting an excellent result. I have used almost all modalities.