The body contouring procedures include other various cosmetic procedures like-
Anaesthesia is administered to the patients before beginning with the cosmetic surgical procedure. The anesthesia choices may include intravenous sedation or general anesthesia which the surgeon will choose the best for an individual candidate.
Next, the incisions are made where it is vital to remove the excess skin from the body. In most of the cases, these incisions may be extensive. The incisions type highly depends on the amount of excess skin that has to be removed basing on personal preference accompanied by doctor’s suggestion.
The modern strategic procedures allow placing the incisions to be placed in strategic locations so that they are hidden within the natural creases of the body.
It must be remembered that the results of body contouring are not obtained immediately. If losing of extra weight takes around two years, the final results of body contouring may also require equal time to bring the complete results.
Body Lift- A complete lower body lift is capable of treating buttocks, abdomen, waist, hips and outer thighs all under one procedure. The incision patterns may vary and may include a circumferential incision around the body to remove the belt of excess skin and fat.
Gynecomastia surgery- The incision is patterned in such a way that aims in lifting a man’s sagging breast depending on the presence of the amount of excess skin to be removed. In such procedure, one or a combination of one incision may be necessary to reduce the male breast size and flatten and enhance the chest contours.
Breast lift incision patterns for lifting a woman’s sagging breast is determined by the amount of excess skin that needs to be removed. one or more incisions may be required that too in a circular pattern around the areola and then verticaly in a line that extends from the areola to the breast crease. A breast implant may also be used to give a proper shape and size to the breasts.
Arm lift- The sagging skin of the upper arm is treated with an incision from the underarm area that extends along the inside or back of the upper arm. Additional incisions may also be required on the arms which may be necessary if there are other areas with excess skin.
Thigh lift- Rectifying the inner thighs is achieved by making the incisions up to the groin which extends down up to the knee along the inseam of the thigh. To achieve the best contour of the outer thigh another incision extending from groin to the hip may also be necessary.