Body Contouring

Good body shape is a sign of health and beauty. We’ve heard so many stories of people who have lost tremendous weight but still feel unhealthy? That’s because of the loose skin and residual fat they find on their bodies after a rigorous weight loss programme. Step in, body contouring! A safe and healthy way to get a firm and toned shape, it works in many ways. Body contouring removes imperfections like saggy skin, wrinkles, and stretch marks to give your skin a supple look. It is usually donetwo years after the weight loss.

Where do you need body contouring?

Your knees, arms, breasts and elbows are some of the common parts that react well to body contouring. As a multifaceted treatment, it reduces excessive sagging skin that usually occurs after obese persons lose weight. Body contouring helps to ensure that your body shows off the weight loss.

Process of Body Contouring

Body Contouring        

Done under anaesthesia or intravenous sedation,there are many body contouring procedures depending on the needs:

Body Lift: Lower body lift includes the treatment of sagging skin at the lower parts of body such as stomach, waist, buttock, and thighs. The procedure involves removal of extra skin and fat.

Breast Lift:Breast lift is used to enhance the shape and size offlattened breasts. The incision patternscould be around the areola, or may extend towards the breast crease.

Arm Lift:Upper arms can be reshaped by performing an incision from the underarm part towards the rear area of the upper arm.

Thigh Lift:Sagging skin of thighs can be treated through incisions in the groin area. The surgery extends downwards the knee up to the outer thigh.

Cost

Body contouring costs may vary depending on medical tests, surgical costs, medication prescription, anaesthesia, and surgeon fee. So, it is important to choose a certified and experienced surgeon for administering treatment. Reshaping the body contours improves elasticity of the skin. It also stimulates the production of collagen to keep the skin tighter and firmer. It’s a great way to continue enjoying a healthier and beautiful skin. Contact Us at Afterglow for initial consultation.