Body Contouring Plastic Surgery
Body contouring is also called body lifting or body shaping. It is a lengthy and expensive procedure wherein the plastic surgeons remove major portions of the hanging skin from men or women who have undergone significant weight loss, as much as to the tune of 45 kg to 136 kg i.e. 100-300 pounds.
Food restriction surgical operations have several negative side effects. One of the visible side effects is hanging loose skin covering most part of the body. Hundreds of extra ponds on the patient’s body stretch the skin extensively as a result skin loses its elasticity and is unable to spring back after the weight loss. In fact, the real challenge comes when the patient after weight loss has to deal with excessively hanging skin, so much so that he could trip upon his own skin. Many inches and sometimes even feet of the skin hang from the chest, upper arms, thighs and buttocks. Extreme cases are also recorded wherein the patient must bend to gather up the skin hanging from the lower parts of the body in order to walk similar to the 18th century women who had to gather their skirt if they wished to run.
After losing excessive weight most people are left with loose hanging skin on their bodies to deal with. Most women experiencing this condition would complain of the difficulty in putting fleshy arms inside the sleeves of their dresses or their hanging abdomen skin getting tucked with in the clothing. Often such people complain that with their loose skin it is always like sitting on the Jell-O. Correction of this condition in women is possible with mastopexy i.e. breast lift along with breast implants. Men undergoing body shaping procedures need male breast reduction procedures to help them remove unpleasant pendulous skin on their chests.
Breast enlargement is very popular among young women. The procedure includes insertion of breast implants. The breast enlargement procedure is amongst some very popular plastic surgical operations often opted for by women to enhance their body image with creating positive psychological influence on others.
Liposuction or lipoplasty helps in sculpting the body by fat removal from certain parts of the body such as neck, chin cheeks, upper arm, abdomen, buttocks and hips…
The breast is reduced by removing part of the mammary gland and extra skin. The nipple is normally also reduced and placed higher on the breast. This leaves a circular scar around the nipple area with a line down to the breast crease. In time, these scars will lighten and become less noticeable. There are several different methods. The surgeon will discuss them with you to help you choose the best option.
People come to plastic surgeon for many reason Sometimes they have lost weight and their buttocks have sagged. Sometimes they were born that way and they just can’t improve the looks of their buttocks through exercise. Some come because they have noticed considerable flabby and loose skin on their buttocks as they have aged.
Abdominoplasty or commonly known as tummy tuck, is a surgical procedure performed for removing excessive fat or skin from the lower and middle abdomen. The procedure is carried out to tighten the muscles in abdominal wall.
Many individuals who have lost a large amount of weight may experience loose, sagging, excess skin around their thighs, hips and buttocks. This skin has lost what is known as elasticity. It is stretched and hangs.
Fat cells can be harvested from your own body and injected as a filler to smooth wrinkles and other problem areas. Known as autologous fat transplantation or micro-lipo injection, fat cells are removed from the abdomen, thighs, or buttocks and transferred to problem areas of the face or elsewhere.