When is Body Reshaping a Good Option?
Each patient’s body is different, and everyone’s surgery goals are unique to them. At Novomed, our team of expert plastic surgeons ensures to customize the right combination of procedures to achieve each individual patient’s desired body contouring goals.
Body reshaping surgeries can remove excess skin or fat, they can help re-contour the body and tighten skin. In some cases, it takes more than one procedure to achieve the desired results. Depending on the severity of the surgery, if more than one procedure is required, they may be conducted in stages.
Novomed offers a wide range of minimally invasive and surgical body contouring options for both men and women, including:
- VASER HI-Def Liposuction
- Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL)
- Buttock augmentation
- Gynecomastia (male breast reduction)
- Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
- Six-pack surgery
- Body lifting surgeries
- Post-bariatric surgeries
- Breast surgeries
- Fat grafting
Who is a Good Candidate?
Individuals who have reached their weight loss goals and have maintained this weight for about six to twelve months
- Individuals with realistic expectations of their post-surgical body reshaping results
- Patients who are willing to maintain a healthy lifestyle after the surgery is completed
Losing weight can have positive impacts on your self-esteem and overall health. However, after losing a significant amount of weight, either through bariatric surgery or through lifestyle changes, the skin and soft tissues may not conform to the body. This may result in:
- Loose, hanging skin on the body
- Discomfort, rashes, and sometimes pain caused by chafing of loose skin
- Disproportionate figure
- Loss of confidence
For women, whose bodies have undergone various changes due to breastfeeding and pregnancy and who wish to get their pre-pregnancy body back, surgical and/or minimally invasive body contouring techniques may be the right solution. Mommy Makeover is a popular name for a custom-tailored combination of surgeries, catered to women post-pregnancy. A mommy makeover commonly includes procedures such as:
- Breast lift
- Breast reduction or breast augmentation
- Tummy tuck
- J-plasma (skin tightening)
What is the Best Advice?
Although you are your toughest critic, a plastic surgeon can help you understand what it takes to achieve your goals. You may think you need liposuction, but to achieve optimal results’ however, you may need a tummy tuck to remove excess skin that liposuction may not be able to resolve.
If you are considering a surgical body contouring procedure, you will find that there is a lot more to carefully plan, take into consideration, and think about. Therefore, getting an expert plastic surgeon’s opinion is the first step.
Your general health and lifestyle also play a major role in determining the type of surgery that is most suitable for you. Not everyone is a good candidate for surgery. Consult with one of Novomed’s plastic surgeons today to learn more about which procedure or combination of procedures will help you achieve your ideal shape.