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Plastic Surgery on the body is a growing field. In this guide, you’ll understand the benefits of body shaping and body contouring. You’ll learn why you might be a good candidate for body surgery. You’ll learn the best ways to meet with your surgeon, what you can expect during your body procedure and how your body will heal after the surgery is performed. You’ll also learn the best steps for body surgery maintenance.

We’ve also provided a list of glossary terms so that you can check out the body surgery terminology for yourself.

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Body surgery opens up a wide arena of possibilities for the look you want to achieve. There are surgical techniques to help shape and contour your body. Surgical procedures help lift and tighten the areas of the body that exercise and diet can’t touch. For these, think of tummy tucks, breast lifts and liposuction.


How will I know if body surgery is right for me?

By simply thinking about the idea of making a positive impact on your body, you’ve already begun the first step to becoming a new, improved you.

Some reasons you may choose to undergo body surgery may be due to the following reasons:

  • Pregnancy or Breastfeeding
  • Losing or gaining a large amount of weight or having gone through bariatric surgery
  • You’re not seeing any improvements from working out, dieting or exercising
  • Parts of your body seem disproportioned
  • You have breasts that sag or droop

I have many questions! How can I talk to someone about body surgery?

Before undergoing any type of plastic surgery, you must meet with your surgeon to discuss all the benefits of a body surgery procedure. Your surgeon will listen to your desires for the outcome of your surgery and pair that with real world experience and the knowledge of what can and can’t happen based on your body type, heredity and circumstances.

Your surgeon will have the opportunity to take measurements, learn more about your health history and discuss any details you may need to know before surgery. They’ll also be able to give you an in-depth discussion about what you can expect to happen during your surgery. Please don’t hesitate to come in for a consultation to get answers to all the many questions you may have about undergoing any type of plastic surgery.


Body surgery can come with a lot to think about. Here, we break down the terms for you so that you can understand what surgery options are available to you and what might be the best pick for you.



From the top of your head to the bottom of your feet, there is a whole bevy of body surgeries that can help you become confident and excited about your body. No matter which surgery you choose to have, your surgeon will meet with you to discuss the details of your specific surgery, how long your surgery will last and how long it will take to get you back on your feet again.

Depending on which procedures will be performed, your surgery length and recovery may vary. If you’re having an in-depth surgical procedure, there are certain things you may need to quit before surgery. Both smoking and aspirin can cause problems for your operation. In addition to changing certain habits, you’ll also be given instructions for bathing or eating the night before your surgery.

On surgery day, you’ll be given a general anesthesia so you won’t feel any pain. You’ll then undergo your surgery using the tools and procedure told to you by your doctor. Your surgeon will ensure all incisions are closed and that they are hidden as well as possible on your body.

For recovery, you’ll be taken care of and monitored while you wake up from surgery. Once you are able to handle all discharge requirements, you’ll most likely be able to go home to recover. If you’re having a procedure that is non-invasive, you may be able to return to work on the very same day.

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If you’re excited to make the leap and talk about your surgery, you want to find a surgeon and a team that you can trust! Our certified and trained surgeon will talk to you about getting you started on the journey to becoming your true self. There’s no time like the present to start making things happen in your life. We are happy to speak with you anytime about scheduling a consultation.


It’s imperative that you follow your surgeon’s recommendations for recovery after surgery. You’ll be given specific things you need to do like monitoring your incision for signs of infection or following up with your doctor’s office in the days after surgery. Make sure to follow all instructions as this will help speed your healing and minimize scarring.

For surgical procedures, the down time will be around a month to 6 weeks on average. Once your bruising and swelling go down, you’ll love seeing the results of your life-changing procedure. It’s always our favorite part to see our client’s reactions after their outcome is revealed.

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