Body Contouring in Worcester, MA
There are many procedures that provide body sculpting or body contouring by removing excess skin or fat and tightening skin and muscles. These procedures target problem areas that don’t respond to diet and exercise. At Salisbury Plastic Surgery in Shrewsbury, Dr. Deborah K. Ekstrom, a board-certified plastic surgeon, provides different options for body contouring for residents of Worcester and neighboring communities in Massachusetts.
What is Body Contouring?
Body contouring or body sculpting includes several procedures that tighten and tone the body. Body contouring eliminates fatty deposits that accumulate in problem areas and do not respond to diet and exercise.
Benefits of Body Sculpting
For many of us, diet and exercise alone are not enough to melt away stubborn fatty deposits accumulated in difficult problem areas. Body contouring can eliminate fatty tissue from problem areas, such as the abdomen, hips, thighs, arms, and back. Body contouring yields a streamlined body contour and for many patients, improved self-esteem.
Body Contouring Procedures
Here is a list of the body contouring procedures available at Salisbury Plastic Surgery.
Fat transfer involves harvesting fat from certain problem areas of the body and transferring it to other areas. The advantage of this procedure is that it uses your own body fat, reducing the risk of any allergic reaction.
CoolSculpting® is a non-invasive treatment that eliminates fatty deposits without surgery via a procedure called cryolipolysis, which breaks down fat cells by an application of cold.
Liposuction uses a vacuum-suction procedure to extract excess fatty deposits from problem areas. The process requires two very small incisions through which the fat is extracted via a very fine tube or cannula.
The tummy tuck is a procedure that involves surgical tightening of abdominal muscles. This procedure also trims off sagging skin, creating a flat belly and a more defined waistline.
For patients who only require tightening in the abdominal area below the belly button, the mini tummy tuck is a less comprehensive option.
Labiaplasty refers to a surgical procedure that reshapes the labia minora by trimming away excess skin, often used to correct asymmetry in the labia or excessive skin that may cause discomfort under certain clothing.
The mommy makeover is a specialized treatment that combines several procedures to tighten and re-sculpt a woman’s body following pregnancy.
Brachioplasty refers to an “arm lift,” a surgical procedure that extracts excess fatty deposits and trims loose sagging skin from the upper arm to create more definition and muscle tone.
The body lift is procedure designed for patients who have lost excess weight either through natural means or through surgery to trim away folds of skin that left loose and sagging in different areas of the torso. This procedure is often combined with other treatments, such as liposuction or breast enhancement to complete a total makeover.
A thigh lift is a surgical procedure that extracts fatty deposits and trims excess skin from the thighs to yield a more toned, contoured appearance.
Laser lipo is a procedure that uses state-of-the-art laser technology to eliminate fat from stubborn problem areas by liquefying fat cells and tightening the skin by triggering the production of collagen.
BodyTite™ is a device that uses radiofrequency assisted liposuction (RFAL™) technology to tighten the skin and may be combined with fat removal.
Am I a Good Candidate for Body Contouring?
The most important determining factor when considering a body contouring procedure is your overall health. Body contouring procedures are safe and effective for those who are in good general health and have already attained their ideal weight but want to eliminate unsightly fatty deposits that have become resistant to diet and exercise. Everybody contouring procedure is unique and personalized, targeting each patient’s specific problem areas.
How Much Does Body Contouring Cost in Worcester?
If your procedure is considered medically necessary, your health insurance provider may cover it, but most body contouring treatments will not qualify for this coverage. In order to provide affordable body contouring procedures for all our patients, Salisbury Plastic Surgery proudly offers flexible financing and payment options.
For those considering a body contouring procedure to achieve a tighter, more defined figure and a more youthful appearance, contact Salisbury Plastic Surgery in Shrewsbury, where Dr. Deborah K. Ekstrom provides personalized body-contouring treatments for men and women residing in Worcester and the surrounding communities in Massachusetts.