Cosmetic Surgery Body Contouring

These days, more and more people are paying attention to the condition of their bodies. While many people look to attain a more shapely body through hard work at the gym, many others are turning to plastic surgery and non-invasive body contouring to achieve more defined abs, thighs, buttocks and more.

With many body contouring procedures, you can achieve results in very little time, if not instantly! Whether you’re looking for cellulite treatment or body contouring surgery to shape your legs, there’s likely a body contouring method to meet your needs.

In this section, we’ll cover a variety of body contouring procedures. We’ll list the pros and cons of each and also review the risks of certain plastic surgery procedures.

Lift Procedures

Over time, many areas on our bodies can begin to sag and droop. In order to lift body parts back to their original positions, some people turn to plastic surgery. Plastic surgery procedures exist to lift:

  • the breasts
  • the eyelids
  • the face.

In fact, some people opt to have entire full-body lifts to correct many sagging areas at once. While some lift procedures require major surgery, more and more people are opting to have minimally invasive lift procedures.

Fat Removal Procedures

When people think of fat removal procedures, they often think of liposuction and liposculpture. In both of these body contouring procedures, a doctor inserts a hollow tube through tiny incisions in your skin and sucks excess fat from targeted areas.

Liposuction can be used to remove fat from many areas, including:

  • abs
  • arms
  • buttocks
  • calves
  • chin
  • hips
  • thighs.

In addition to liposuction, other fat removal procedures exist.

Cellulite Treatment

Unfortunately, cellulite plagues many people. Both men and women and young and old bemoan the presence of cellulite and seek ways to reduce or completely eliminate it.

While many people swear that exercise and a healthy diet is the only way to effectively reduce cellulite, others stand by less traditional cellulite treatments, including:

  • anti-cellulite vitamins and herbs
  • anti-inflammatory medications
  • cellulite creams
  • cellulite lotions
  • cellulite surgery.

Thankfully, for those looking to treat cellulite, there are a number of cellulite treatments on the market.

Breast Enhancement

Women seek to enhance their breasts for a number of reasons. Some women simply want more shapely breasts, while others want to give their breasts extra volume or added lift. Luckily, for women looking for breast improvement, there are a number of breast enhancement options, both surgical and all-natural.

For natural breast enhancement, women can try breast enhancement exercises, herbal breast enhancements and breast enhancement creams.

Of course, there are also surgical procedures and breast implants for those women looking for immediate breast enhancement.

Resources

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Murad, Inc. (n.d.). Cellulite Treatment. Retrieved Aug. 14, 2007, from the Murad Web site: http://www.murad.com/cellulite-treatment.htm.

Plastic-Surgery.net (2004). Breast Enhancement without Surgery. Retrieved Aug. 14, 2007, from the Plastic-Surgery.net Web site: http://www.plastic-surgery.net/breast-enhancement-without-surgery.html.

SurgiCare (n.d.). Fat Removal (Liposuction). Retrieved Aug. 14, 2007, from the SurgiCare Web site: http://www.surgicare.co.uk/cosmetic-surgery/fat-removal.