Body contouring procedure- things to know

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Body contouring procedure- things to know

Body contouring procedure- things to know

Body Contouring is a cosmetic procedure which is performed to improve the overall shape of the body. In technical language, it is the art of creating a more aesthetically appealing body according to an individual’s goals. The treatment is performed by a licensed and professional plastic surgeon. It involves targeting a specific body part that requires cosmetic modification. Cosmetic surgeons, usually, perform liposuction procedures to shape the body including the chin, neck, abdomen, waist, arms, thighs, legs and hips.

The procedure

During body contouring, the excess fat is removed from the body through Liposuction. Excess fat can be removed from chin, neck, arms, thighs or just any other part of the body. During the procedure, small incisions are made in the targeted area. Through these incisions, a suction tube is introduced in the body via which extra fat is removed or pumped out of the body.

Who is the appropriate candidate?
It is not a weight management procedure. It is a treatment to treat stubborn fat in the body. The procedure helps you get a toned body. You lose inches. The best candidates are the one those are within 30% of their normal weight range, but cannot get rid of unwanted fat despite a healthy diet and exercise regime.

Recovery time
It is a surgical procedure which involves small incisions in the areas from where the fat tissues are to be removed under the influence of general or local anesthesia. The selection of the anesthesia depends on the extent of the surgery and preference of the surgeon performing the surgery. It is a day-patient procedure. The patient can go home the same day.

After the surgery, you may require wearing compression garments. It aids the healing process. You are suggested to wear these clothes for around two weeks. Sutures are removed after five days or a week.

Risk
Immediately after the surgery, you may observe bruising and swelling. This can cause mild discomfort. The doctor gives you pain relief. You may also opt for lymphatic drainage and ultrasonic massages. These procedures aid the healing process and also reduce swelling.

Results
Body Contouring results are long-lasting. Patients can expect the results to stay long provided they maintain a healthy lifestyle with proper diet and regular exercise regime.

Other popular body contouring techniques includes breast lift, tummy tuck, arm and thigh lift.
Hills Medi Spa offers Liposuction at highly reasonable prices, contact us to find out whether you are an ideal candidate for Body contouring treatments or not.