Body Contouring

The main purpose of body contouring surgeries to have body skin tightening by getting rid of the sagging caused by excessive weight loss is to remove the sagging skin and to support the underlying tissue.

Body Contouring

A body contouring operation can alleviate excessive weight irregularities by reshaping the subcutaneous tissues that support the fat and the skin. This procedure also removes sagging fat and extra skin. Sometimes, after weight loss surgery or considerable weight loss, skin and tissues become less elastic, making it difficult for them to adjust.

Preparing for Body Contouring

Our specialists will tell you everything you need to know about the procedures you want to have. For example, weight reduction must be steady before body contouring surgery may be undertaken. Losing weight after obesity will result in the development of sagging pockets. If you suddenly acquire weight, you will traumatically strain your already fragile and thinning skin, causing additional expansion of the skin and the creation of noticeable stretch marks and scarring. Plastic surgeons and doctors will work together to determine the optimum time to begin contouring surgery after weight loss surgery.

Body Contouring

Whenever there is extra skin or places where liposuction results would be inadequate, other modifications are required to correct the problem. It is important to mix several of the processes in several situations. In order to choose the most appropriate procedures for you, the surgeon will examine you in detail. After the body contouring treatments, you may have some redness and sensitivity in the treated region, but you may resume your normal activities immediately.
Within a few days, the redness and soreness will also be gone. As much as four weeks may pass before you feel comfortable again, and a healing process might take many months. You'll have a different scarring pattern based on the treatment you have done. In our health centre, you will receive the finest treatment possible since you will know exactly what to expect.

What is Body Contouring?

First of all, if you are one of the incredible people who succeded excessive weight loss, congratulations…
There is no doubt that excessive weight loss has many benefits for health. In cases of excessive weight loss obtained after weight loss surgery or by changing living standards, the skin and subcutaneous tissues do not have the capacity to shrink according to decreasing body volume. Because of this, saggy skin and subcutaneous tissue occur everywhere or in certain areas. Body skin tightening surgery aims to solve this problem by lifting procedures such as face lift, neck lift, inner thigh lift etc.
The main purpose of body contouring surgeries to have body skin tightening by getting rid of the sagging caused by excessive weight loss is to remove the sagging skin and to support the underlying tissue. In this way, the body lines are more proportional to what the person wants.

Is This a Single or Combination Surgery?

After excessive weight losses, there are usually the problems I mentioned above on most of the body and their correction can be done with the combination of lifting operations. But it has to be kept in mind that excessive weight loss is so good for your health.
and related lifting surgeries for males.

The benefit of Body skin tightening

Saggings on your face, inner thigh, tummy, arms and neck can be restored by a combination of body skin tightening surgeries. The most asked part for this surgery is inner thigh lift. Of course body skin tightening surgeries are not working like an iron to fix the problem.

What is the Ideal Timing for these Surgeries?

Since Body contouring surgery dealing with those who lost weight, the timing of this procedures is the one of the most important things of planning. Patients whose weight loss has stabilized for at least 3 months ideally 6 months are best candidate for body contouring. Each area has own specific timing. In this way the first lift procedure wood be inner thigh lift and arm lift. Breast lift and tummy tuck could be the first session as well.

Will the Scars be more than Normal?

Whole body contouring procedures require an incision to remove excess skin and correct the contours of that area. These incisions may be larger in cases of excessive weight loss, depending on the degree and width of the sagging. The location and shape of your scar will be decided in the preoperative plans according to body skin tightening surgeries to fit to your situation. Arm lift and inner thigh lift has their scars from the other procedures.
I draw the patient during the first visit in my clinic as if we were taking her/him to the surgery, and I let her/him clearly see where and how the scar would place. Especially arm lift and inner thigh lift scars has to be understood by the patient as they are in visible place. Although scars can be hidden in some parts of the body to remain inside underwear or swimsuit, this may not be possible in some areas. Each procedure has different type of scar. You may find detailed information on each procedure page in this website. Please don’t for get body skin tightening surgeries will leave scars but thay can be manegable.

Operation and Early Period of After Surgery

The body contouring is performed in single session or multiple sessions depending on the number of disturbed and planned areas to be operated. Session planning is completely personal. Depending on the number of procedures to be performed, the operation time varies. This also constitutes an important factor in determining the period you will stay in the hospital. Every procedure has its own specific states in both operation and recovery, you can find them on each particular page of body skin tightening procedures in this website. (Face LiftBreast LiftArm ReductionTummy TuckLower Body LiftInner Thigh LiftGynecomastia)
There will be some restrictions in body posture, especially after the procedures done on the body. At the same time, the lying position will be regulated. At the same time arm lift and inner thigh lift will restrict your extremity movement.
It is very important to get up and walk as long as your situation permits and to drink plenty of water at the same time to minimize clot development in the vessels called DVT (Deep Venous Thrombosis) in your leg. The medical compression stocking, which is worn on your legs before the surgery, should not be removed unless otherwise instructed.
The results obtained with body contouring procedures are generally long-lasting, provided that you change your lifestyle (balanced diet and sport). It is inevitable that we will face the consequences of gravity because of the weakening of the connective tissues with age.
When I asked all my previous patients for which part thaye are most happy, they indicate their face lift, inner thigh lift arm lift and tummy tuck.
 

Body Contouring Related Frequently Asked Questions

Is body contouring permanent?
The results obtained with body contouring procedures are generally long-lasting, provided that you change your lifestyle (balanced diet and sport). It is inevitable that we will face the consequences of gravity because of the weakening of the connective tissues with age.
Is body contouring painful?
Depending on the procedures to be done pain level may vary.
You may find detailed pain information of each procedure(Face LiftBreast LiftArm ReductionTummy TuckLower Body LiftInner Thigh LiftGynecomastia) on its page in this website.
Does body contouring leave scars?
Whole body contouring procedures require an incision to remove excess skin and correct the contours of that area. These incisions may be larger in cases of excessive weight loss, depending on the degree and width of the sagging. The location and shape of your scar will be decided in the preoperative plans according to your situation.
How long does body contouring last?
The results of this procedures are visible after surgery and may last long. However, this is totally based on how your lifestyle is.
What is a 360 lower body lift?
In some cases we need to consider circumferential (360 degree) lifting also called belt lipectomy in order to lift the tissues located in your abdomen, on the upper portion of the sides and front of your legs, as well as on your hips and waist, which is like pulling the pants up.
Will losing 80 lbs cause loose skin?
The formation of loose skin varies not only with excessive weight loss but also with the structure of the person’s connective tissue strength. However, giving 80 – 100 pounds in a short time frame is a serious factor in loose skin formation.
What is the cost of body contouring?
The pricing of this surgery is based on which procedures will be done at the same session. Due to the relevant legal regulations, it is not possible to share information on our website about procedure prices. However, you can contact us to have more information about the price and procedure itself.