Body Contouring – Liposculpture
The term body contouring refers to any procedure that slims, tones or otherwise improves, the appearance of the midsection. It often includes liposuction, a tummy tuckand any other technique, that rejuvenates and revitalizes a patient’s body. As a uniquely compassionate plastic surgeon, Dr. Tzamantaki never looks upon body contouring as a crutch for patients who are overweight. Instead, she uses it to complement the hard work that a patient has already put in their diet and exercise. In that way, she facilitates her patient’s good health while helping them look their very best.
WHY BODY CONTOURING?
There are several people who report losing significant weight with exercise, diet and/or surgery, but are disappointed to see stubborn fat deposits and sagging skin in numerous body parts, particularly around the middle abdomen. Hence, it becomes difficult to embrace the new body and find the right-fitting clothes.
The good news is that advancements in cosmetic surgery have allowed plastic surgeons to provide a very effective and life changing solutions to this problem: body contouring.
Besides removing the excess fat and sagging skin, a body contouring procedure also repairs an irregular and dimpled skin surface.
That procedure is usually performed in the following areas:
- Buttocks and hips
- Abdomen and waist (including the sides as well as lower back)
- Thighs (outer, inner or overall circumference)
- Ankles and calves
MAKING THE RIGHT DECISION
Body contouring is a major aesthetic procedure and should only be considered once, when all nonsurgical methods have failed to get the proper results. Body contouring works best on patients who are healthy, active and are relatively close to their ideal weight. Once this is the case, patients should avail themselves of all necessary information to discover if body contouring is right for them.
In the interest of delivering the best body contouring for you Dr. Tzamantaki has developed a unique surgical philosophy. After the consultation process her surgical plan will be in coordination with her patient’s goals and she will achieve them. If Dr. Tzamantaki accepts a patient for body contouring, it is because her experience tells her she will sincerely produce the desired results.
Prior to body contouring, Dr. Tzamantaki’s consultation is a turning point for every patient’s cosmetic journey. After learning about your personal goals, she then reviews your “aesthetic profile” gathering anatomical information to determine the best course of action. During any body contouring procedure Dr. Tzamantaki will take your entire body info accounting, not just your torso. In that way she tailors your results to be proportionate, flattering and perfect.
While independent research is helpful for educational purposes, it will never fully relate body contouring to your body. During a consultation with Dr. Tzamantaki in her office, your plastic surgery education goes beyond general information and becomes a personalized experience. With her exceptional aesthetic sense, she is known for her uncompromising assessment of the best option for you.