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Full Body Contouring – Advantages Over a Single Procedure

Full Body Contouring – Advantages Over a Single Procedure, Many people have chosen to take advantage of having a full body contouring performed rather than settling for one operation that just will not be enough. The body is intricately connected. There are spillovers from one portion to the next and merely fixing one section can still leave the need for modification.

Understanding Full Body Contouring

Full Body Contouring: Understanding The Concept:

One of the circumstances where a  is especially necessary is after a massive weight loss has taken place. Obesity has become rampant in our society these days due to a cultural obsession to large helpings of fatty, rich food combined with an extremely sedentary lifestyle. Luckily, there has been some waking up going on, as we realize the devastating health effects that these unhealthy lifestyle choices are causing us.

Many people have changed their ways and have dieted and exercised their weight to a new and healthy level. Gastric bypass surgery has also been teamed with lifestyle changes for many to achieve lower body weights. Unfortunately, the skin, which was asked to stretch out to contain the huge amount of excess weight, often has a hard time shrinking back to an appropriate container for a person’s new size. This is when a full body contouring is quite appropriate.

Skin Alignment:

A combination of operations would be necessary to bring the skin into alignment, including the possibility of a breast lift, abdominoplasty, a buttocks lift, thigh lift and arm lift. There’s also a procedure known as a circumferential lift or belt lipectomy, which may be helpful as well, in addressing the thigh, hip, and buttocks region at one time. Liposuction may be needed to suction away those stubborn bulges that remain, as well.

This is a major surgery since so many body parts are involved. It will most likely entail an overnight hospital stay and general anesthesia. There will be swelling, bruising and pain initially, but all should subside gradually over several weeks. The final result will finally be settled within the first year, with all scarring fading substantially.

There are risks involved including infection, adverse reaction to the anesthesia, numbing, blood clots and unsatisfactory scarring. All of these risks are minimized with the choice of an excellent plastic surgeon that is skilled at a full body contouring. Read more about Frequently Asked Questions About Non Invasive Body Contouring.

Find a plastic surgeon that is licensed, has no complaints against him or her with the medical board, and has a good reputation in the community. It is always helpful to have personal recommendations from others who have been happy with procedures that they’ve had done.

Full Body Contouring Procedure:

It is a surgical procedure that removes fat from all areas of the body, by either combining it with another procedure or using it on its own. Procedures vary from patient to patient and depend on what, if any, another surgery is being performed.

During full body contouring, the fat cells are sucked out of the body using a combination of operations. The level of success of the surgery is different for each patient, and many patients end up expecting the surgery to do much more than it can do. It can take a bit of time before a patient can see the full results of this contouring and they can vary depending on how elastic the patient’s skin is and their weight.

Who Can Benefit From Full Body Contouring?

Full Body contouring is also not appropriate for people with certain health conditions or concerns. Indeed, the ideal client is one who is already in an acceptable weight range, in good health, but has a few areas where exercise and dieting have failed to change.

Patients must understand that they have to stick to a healthy diet and exercise program after full body contouring is done for them to maintain the results they’ve achieved. To maintain results, patients should engage in a workout program at least three days a week and get into the habit of making healthy choices when eating. The best way to ensure success is to develop these habits before surgery, and then it will be easier to get back into afterward.


You should do lots of research before committing to this kind of contouring; make sure you understand the procedure and feel good that it is the right one for you, and also make sure your doctor is experienced and well suited to you. Ask as many questions as possible, and make sure your surgeon understands your needs, and that you listen to any advice he gives you with regards to the surgery and aftercare.

The average cost of full body contouring is estimated to be around $2,000. One survey from Real Self shows that the average patient, including those who paid for more than one treatment, spend around $5,000 total, on average, for these types of body contouring treatments.

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