Body Contouring Manhattan

What is body contouring?

Body contouring refers to any procedure that improves the appearance of a specific body area. This can range from something as simple as liposuction to more complex procedures that will remove excess skin after massive weight loss.

How much does body contouring cost?

Because there are so many different procedures that can be included in body contour surgery, the fee will depend upon the specific procedure chosen.

What should I expect before body contouring surgery?

During the consultation, you will spend a lot of time with the doctor reviewing your surgical goals. An exam will then be performed and a surgical plan will be discussed with you at length.

What are the steps of a body contouring procedure?

The specific steps for surgery really depend upon the procedure. Most of them are performed under deep sedation or general anesthesia and can take 2-6 hours depending upon the procedure.

What should I expect after body contouring surgery?

After surgery you should expect some swelling and bruising and some post-operative discomfort. You may have dressings in place, or be wearing a specific garment. You may also have drains.

What words should I know about body contouring?

Some terms that may be applicable include face-lifting, breast augmentation, or breast lift. Brachioplasty refers to arm lift surgery. Inner or outer thigh lifting can be performed. Tummy tuck or body lifting can also be included.

Body Contouring Frequently Asked Questions

Can ultrasound melt fat?

Yes some ultrasound devices can melt fat.

Does CoolSculpting hurt?

Cool sculpting does not hurt

Can you freeze your fat off at home?

No you can not freeze your fat at home

Do you lose weight when you have CoolSculpting?

You might lose a little weight after the procedure.

Does insurance cover body contouring?

Insurance does not cover body contouring.

Does body sculpting work on cellulite?

No cellulite will not improve with body sculpting.

How can I lose my stomach fat?

Fat can be suctioned, or excised during a tummy tuck.

How do you smooth out cellulite?

It is very difficult to treat cellulite. Sometimes the fibrous bands can be cut and fat can fill the deficit.

How much does it cost for body contouring?

The fee will depend upon the various procedure you choose to have.

How long does bloating last after CoolSculpting?

Swelling can last several months after CoolSculpting

How safe is body sculpting?

Body sculpting is a very safe procedure.

How long does body contouring last?

The result will depend upon your ability to maintain your weight and also by your overall genetics and aging.

Is body contouring permanent?

The result will depend upon your ability to maintain your weight and also by your overall genetics and aging.

How long does CoolSculpting last?

The result will depend upon your ability to maintain your weight and also by your overall genetics and aging.

Is Cool Sculpting permanent?

The result will depend upon your ability to maintain your weight and also by your overall genetics and aging.

Is CoolSculpting better than liposuction?

CoolSculpting is a non-invasive procedure that can reduce the fat volume by about 20% after one session. It will not remove as much fat as liposuction.

What is non surgical body contouring?

Non-surgical body contouring includes procedure like CoolSculpting

Is CoolSculpting worth the cost?

It depends upon your goals. If you are looking for a small change with no downtime, then CoolScupting is right for you.

What is the best fat removal procedure?

The best fat removal procedure is either direct excision as in a tummy tuck or liposuction.

Is truSculpt permanent?

The results of truScupt are permanent but like with anything, the body will change with age and overtime.

What is the best non surgical fat removal?

There is no one best non-surgical fat removal procedure.

What happens to fat cells when you lose weight?

When you lose weight te fat cells shrink.

What is ultrasonic body contouring?

Ultrasonic body contouring can be performed using different modalities. There are external ultrasounds which may improve the skin and fat content moderately. There are also liposuction devices that use ultrasonic energy which can remove fat.

Steven Wallach MD

Steven Wallach MD

Dr. Wallach is a board-certified plastic surgeon in New York City who specializes in performing cosmetic procedures of the face, breast and body. As one of the cutting edge experts in the field, Dr. Wallach consults on a regular basis with people in the beauty, media, and publishing worlds.

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