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Body Contouring Surgery in Toowoomba

Many people who lose significant amounts of weight are still troubled by excess skin, which can make it difficult to move and find clothes that flatter your new figure. Some people also find that sweat and bacteria accumulate within the skin folds, causing bad odours and recurring infections.

Body contouring can significantly improve your comfort and quality of life. It involves removing excess skin and some fat from the body and shaping problem areas to have a more toned, slim, and youthful appearance. If you’ve reached your ideal weight but not your desired figure, it can help you look and feel better about your body.

It can be performed on the abdomen, flanks, buttocks, upper arms, inner thighs, back, breasts, jawline and neck. Almost any part of the body can benefit from body contouring.

Eligibility for body contouring surgery

To be suitable for body contouring, you should be a fully developed adult who is in good overall health save for having excess skin. You should have reached your weight loss goal and successfully maintained it for at least three months – body contouring does not stop the skin from stretching with future weight gain. If you are female, you should not plan to have any more children.

Body contouring is not intended to provide weight loss. Though your overall weight may reduce when sections of skin are removed, you are unlikely to experience dramatic changes and should reach your goal weight before undergoing body contouring.

You must also cease smoking and nicotine replacement therapies for at least six weeks before your procedure, and must maintain it for at least six weeks after.

What to expect from body contouring surgery?

There are many different types of body contouring procedures available, and the exact procedures are tailored to the patient’s physical needs and desired aesthetic outcome.

Body contouring is often performed as several operations separated by three to six-month intervals. Procedures include:

  • Abdominoplasty – tummy tuck
  • Flankoplasty – reducing love handles
  • Apronectomy – removing skin from lower belly
  • Mastopexy – breast lift
  • Brachioplasty – arm reduction
  • Thighplasty – thigh reduction
  • Body lift – combining two or more of the above for a more substantial improvement in overall shape and tone

Your time in surgery may vary according to your needs and the specifics of the procedures being performed. Body contouring carries no greater risk than other invasive surgeries, and your surgeon will discuss all potential complications beforehand. The results depend on a variety of factors including your gender, starting size, overall health, and how you care for your surgical wounds as they heal.

One of the most important reasons for choosing a reputable surgeon is that they will be by your side throughout the recovery process, ready to reassure and support you at every stage. Ask your surgeon what recovery will involve for you.

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