For those who have recently dedicated their life to significant weight loss, or women who have just had a baby, you may notice your body’s skin is left very loose. When the body loses weight very quickly, either due to weight loss or for those who have had a baby, the skin sometimes doesn’t always shrink or tighten properly. This can leave large folds of loose skin all over the body. Many people now find that their very loose skin makes them feel dissatisfied and feeling a bit uncomfortable with their body. Skin And Body Refinery wants to let you know that there is a way to reclaim your body and get rid of the loose skin with body contouring treatments.
What is Body Contouring?
Body contouring is a medical procedure that helps to re-sculpt the body after significant weight loss. Body contouring includes several different procedures beginning with panniculectomy which is the removal of excess skin in the abdominal area. Then there is abdominoplasty which is better known as “the tummy tuck.” There is also liposuction and excisional body lift which helps lift the under arms, thighs, buttocks, and lower body areas. Another common body contouring procedure is breast lifts or breast augmentation which restores the breast shape. This is most common after breastfeeding mothers. In addition there are other non-surgical options like slimming and detox body wraps as well as treatments that use radio frequency technology such as Juvashape.
Liposuction Body Contouring Surgery
There are two major types of surgical body contouring procedures used today. The first is liposuction which is a more common procedure for removing stabilized fats that won’t come off with diet and excise. However, there are different liposuction procedures that help remove and/or tighten loose skin. Some of the common liposuction procedures that are used to tighten or remove loose skin are:
• Laser Liposuction
• Power Assisted Liposuction
• Tumescent Liposuction
• Ultrasonic Assisted Liposuction
Which methods used can vary on the patient’s needs and how loose the skin and the areas of the skin that need to be tightened are.
Other Surgical Body Contouring
Other surgical body contouring is typically used when there is massive weight loss and excessive amounts of loose skin. Like liposuction, there are a number of different body contouring procedures that are used. Most are determined by the targeted location. Some of the most common body contouring surgeries include:
• Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
• Breast Rejuvenation (Breast Lift, Reduction, Augmentation or Reshaping)
• Brachioplasty (Arm Lift)
• Buttock Lift
• Circumferential Body Lift
• Inner Thigh Lift
Plastic Surgery Recovery & Risks
Body contouring recovery will vary depending on the preferred or recommended procedure. Often the doctor will want an overnight stay and monitoring to ensure the patient’s recovery. Some other procedures such as surgical drain may be needed and the use of a compression garment for the next six to eight week may also be needed. Depending on which procedure is used, some discomfort may be present while the patient heals. Most doctors will prescribe a pain reliever for a few weeks. Some of the risks of cosmetic surgery include hematomas, blood loss, infection, nerve damage, scarring and more. Many people believe the risk and recovery of plastic surgery is too great and look to try non-surgical options instead.
M’Lis Contour Body Wraps, Juvashape & More in Waco, TX (Just Minutes Away from Axtell, West, Lorena, Bellmead, Woodway, Hewitt, Robinson & Crawford, Texas)
M’Lis contour body wraps can help you lose inches and cellulite by employing gentle pressure and circulation to flush toxins and waste materials through internal detoxification of the body during a 60-80 minute relaxing treatment. You can expect a permanent inch loss of between 4 to 14 inches per wrap while nourishing your skin, improving general health and contouring the soft areas of your body. Juvashape uses revolutionary radio frequency technology to target fat cells. For those who are unhappy with their loose skin after weight loss or after having a baby and wish to reclaim their body without resorting to surgery, contact Skin And Body Refinery. We’ll schedule your consultation on beginning body contouring treatments and more.