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Body Contouring

Body Contouring Surgery – Skin Tightening Surgery – Greater Phoenix, AZ

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Overview

Body contouring surgery at John Williams MD, Plastic Surgery is a combination surgery that involves removing excess skin and tightening the remaining skin, for a taut, more youthful appearance. It is a common procedure for patients who have areas on the body that droop, sag, or have wrinkles due to weight loss, heredity, and aging. Scottsdale, AZ board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. John Williams, is a highly regarded body contouring surgeon, who employs advanced surgical techniques to address problematic areas of the body to create a smoother, sleeker silhouette. During body contouring surgery, underlying skin is reshaped, fat is purposefully removed, and sagging skin is trimmed. Dr. Williams combines cutting edge surgical techniques with over 25 years of experience to provide impressive, natural looking results that are often life transforming for the patients involved.

Surgical Procedure

The goal of body contouring surgery is to tighten, reshape, and contour areas of the body that patients are unhappy with. Common treatment areas include the arms, breasts, abdomen, thighs, buttocks, knees, and flanks. To minimize complications and maximize safety, Dr. Williams will typically plan a combination of procedures customized to the patients desired aesthetic goals.

During/After Surgery

The overall surgical technique varies for each patient. Traditionally, body contouring includes removing extra skin and shaping the underlying tissue with liposuction to remove fat. The duration of the surgery will depend on the case, and a hospital stay may be required to ensure healing and safe recovery.

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Procedures I Can Combine?

Procedures are grouped and timed in stages according to each patient’s personalized surgical plan. Our doctor considers overall health, body areas to be treated, and each patients aesthetic goals to provide a surgical plan customized to each patient. Common procedures to be combined are grouped with either the upper body areas or lower body areas. 

The Ideal Timing?

The ideal timing for body contouring is after significant weight loss, or after patients have come close to achieving their ideal body weight. Dr. Williams recommends women to be done having children because pregnancy can significantly alter the results.

Mommy Makeover?

A mommy makeover refers to a combination of body contouring procedures that are applied to areas of the body most affected by pregnancy, childbirth, and nursing. This typically includes the breasts, abdomen, hips, thighs and buttocks.

Will There be Scars?

Like all surgeries, body contouring will result in some scarring. Most surgeries result in scars that are hidden as the incisions are located in areas of the body not commonly visible. A skilled body contouring plastic surgeon like Dr. Williams will consider scarring carefully in the overall surgical plan and place the incisions in the proper, hidden locations. Post-surgical care and topical solutions may also be provided to to achieve a quicker, healthier healing process. Scars fade and blend with natural skin tone as time passes.

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