¬† ¬†A combination of various surgeries that aim at reshaping the body is called as body sculpting techniques. The goal of body sculpting is to tone and tighten the different body parts so as to enhance the overall appearance of an individual. Body sculpting is chosen by people who fail to attain the desired shape through diet and exercise. Body sculpting includes various techniques such as body lift, tummy tuck, liposuction etc. Some of the most popular among them are:
Also known as Brachioplasty, is a surgical procedure in which the excess skin in the upper arm is removed. The skin may lose its elasticity as a result of aging or rapid weight loss. The arm lift procedure aims at toning and tightening of the upper arm to regain the youthful contour. The arm lift can also be done through liposuction procedure.
Most women face problems with their sagging tummy after pregnancy and delivery. It may not be tackled with diet or exercise. Tummy tuck or abdominoplasty is done to remove the excess fat from the abdomen area. It also tone the underlying tissues of the abdomen that supports fat and skin.
The procedure aims at removing excess skin at different parts of the body. There are extensive body lift procedures that can target the whole body, which can be called ‘ a total body lift’. During body lift procedure, the excess skin and fat from the patient’s body is removed surgically.
Butt lift or buttock lift is a procedure to reshape and tone the buttocks. The procedure is also known as ‘Brazilian butt lift surgery’. In this procedure, excess skin from the buttocks area is removed and the area is tightened.
A procedure to correct and reshape the flattened, or sagging breasts. In some patients, a breast implant may be required to shape and resize the breast.
The procedure aims at correcting the sagging outer, inner, as well as the mid-thigh of the patient. The excess skin on the thigh will be removed and tightened after the procedure.
All these procedures will be done under a general anesthesia or an intravenous sedation. The surgeon will them make incisions in the surgical area. The length, pattern and location of the incision will be vary according to different procedures. The whole procedure of body sculpting is done by various steps. The procedure is completely dependent on the expected results and goals. A right candidate for surgical body sculpting is one who is healthy, and with realistic expectations. The doctor will ask him/her to stabilize their weight before going for the procedure. The patient will need to know the possible results and complications before starting the procedure.