Category Archives: Body Contouring
Coolsculpting vs Liposuction
Liposuction is one-time surgical approach to remove extra fatty bulges from body that works predictably, on a scheduled timeline, with no wasted time of hopeful outcomes that may or may come to fruitarian from cool sculpting approach. Multiple sittings with wait and see approach of cool sculpting can cost more than liposuctions in long run […]
Post Bariatric Surgery Body Contouring Linked to Lasting Results
According to a recent study, patients who choose to have body contouring procedures performed following weight loss through bariatric surgery are more likely to maintain a healthy BMI. The study, fifteen years in the making, followed patients between the ages of 18 and 50 who had undergone laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB). Those who chose […]
How is a Tummy Tuck Different from Liposuction
A tummy tuck is a more invasive surgical procedure than liposuction. Liposuction involves tiny incisions and only removes stubborn pockets of fat. Tummy tuck procedures remove excess skin and tighten the abdominal muscles. For some patients, a tummy tuck is necessary to achieve their desired results, while others would not benefit from the procedure. During […]
How Long after Liposuction do I Need to Wear Compression Garments?
Proper use of compression garments is imperative after most liposuction procedures. In fact, you should think of it not only as part of recovery, but as part of the procedure itself, because it helps complete the process of creating your new shape. Compression garments also help to prevent post-operative complications following liposuction. We understand that […]
Will Liposuction in Dallas Reduce My Fat Cells?
Fat cells removed by liposuction do not grow back. However, if you are considering liposuction, you must understand that it is not a weight loss or weight management procedure. It is a body contouring procedure which improves your shape by removing stubborn pockets of fat. You will still need to maintain your weight with diet […]
What is a Thigh Lift?
A thigh lift is a body contouring procedure that removes excess, sagging skin from the upper legs. If you have small amounts of excess fat in the upper leg, Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Vasdev Rai can remove that during a thigh lift as well. However, if it is only excess fat that is detracting from […]
Improved Quality of Life after Excess Skin Removal
A recent study examined the quality-of-life outcomes of bariatric patients who received body contouring procedures after weight loss. The study was relatively small, including only 33 patients. All 33 underwent body contouring after weight-loss surgery. Many of the patients had tummy tucks or breast surgery. Throughout the seven years following surgery, the patients were asked […]
BMI and Body Contouring Complications
Cosmetic surgery continues to be popular, and increasing numbers of people are wanting to have body contouring surgeries, such as tummy tucks, buttock lifts, thigh lifts, and upper arm lifts. the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) collects annual numbers for each procedure done nationwide, and found that in 2007, 368,313 body contouring procedures […]
Body Symmetry Important Factor in Attractiveness
Researchers from Brunel University have extended findings about facial aesthetics to apply to the shape of the body as well.According to researchers, human beings find symmetry in the body as important to attractiveness as symmetry in the face.The work suggests that people do not detect symmetry directly, but key into features of the anatomy that […]
Body Contouring Risks Related to BMI
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery published a study in the July/August issue of its organ Aesthetic Surgery Journal that showed that the risk a patient incurs during body contouring procedures is strongly related to the patient’s body mass index (BMI). In a retrospective review of 129 patients who underwent a single body contouring […]