Hitting your weight loss goals can be extremely satisfying, especially after months and years of hard work. At the end of it, though, it’s common to be left with excess skin and stubborn fat. These don’t often respond to diet and exercise, meaning body contouring procedures are some of the best options available. To put the finishing touches on your new body and reduce loose skin, Dr. DiFrancesco can recommend a combination procedure that suits you best.
Body contouring surgery is a type of cosmetic treatment option that aims to improve the appearance of excess skin and fat on different areas of the body. It’s most commonly performed after you’ve lost weight or undergone childbearing to restore your natural figure and improve the appearance of your body’s contours. It can be most beneficial when performed as a selection of procedures completed during a single surgery or as part of a package.
Patients who can benefit most from body contouring are those who are at or near their ideal weight and are looking to reduce fatty pockets and sagging skin. It’s important to keep in mind that though it reduces fat cells, body contouring is not a form of weight loss surgery. You should be in good overall health, able to undergo surgery, and have maintained your weight for at least six months. This ensures you have healthy habits in place to maintain your results after the surgical procedure.
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There are multiple body contouring procedures available for body sculpting. Though the most effective body contouring options are surgical procedures like the tummy tuck, some patients wish to combine nonsurgical options in their treatment to prolong or elevate their results. Dr. DiFrancesco can discuss the benefits of each during a consultation.
In most cases, surgical lift procedures can be used to remove excess fat. To address fat, many patients benefit from liposuction and fat transfer techniques. This powerful combination can help contour areas where stubborn fat exists and place it in areas where you want more volume. This can be used to enhance areas like the hips, breasts, buttocks, or face.
In addition to the standard surgical options, like liposuction, that can help reduce excess fat, some procedures can be combined in your overall treatment to provide even better results. Treatments like Avéli™ can help reduce the appearance of cellulite along the backs of your thighs and buttocks.
Your recovery from a body contouring combination package will depend on your unique treatment options. While surgical and minimally-invasive options will come with at least a few days of downtime, non-surgical options mean you can get right back to your normal schedule and activities. Dr. DiFrancesco can ensure you know what to expect and recommend the right options for your goals and preferences.
Body contouring can be an effective way to refine and enhance your weight loss results. To get started, contact our Atlanta office by calling or filling out our online form.