Body Contouring

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What is Body Contouring?

After losing a significant amount of weight, you may end up with residual fat deposits or excess and stretched skin that has lost its elasticity. Even with dedication to eating healthy and regular exercise, it may not be enough to get rid of the extra fat.

Body contouring can enhance your appearance and improve the ability to perform your daily activities. A body contouring procedure involves both surgical and non-surgical procedures to shape the body and give a toned and tightened appearance to various parts of the body. From thigh contouring to breast contouring, there are techniques available to help any part of the body that you’re unhappy with.

The surgery consists of a slimming procedure that helps make the targeted area look more proportionate. The results are wonderful for those having trouble wearing certain clothing styles or bathing suits or for those feeling self-conscious or uncomfortable with their intimate areas.

Body Contouring Miami

Body Contouring FAQS

Am I a candidate for Body Contouring?

If you are looking to get rid of excess fat after losing a lot of weight and improving your overall appearance, you are a good candidate for body contouring. You’ll need to have enough skin elasticity and be at a stable weight. You should not be a smoker and if you have any medical problems they should be under control with the help of your primary care physician.

What are the risks with Body Contouring?

There is always some risk involved, especially when more than one procedure is performed on the same day. Before, during and after body contouring Miami plastic surgeon Dr. Z, focuses on patient safety and takes every precaution to ensure your saftey. After years of practicing surgery, he helps his patients achieve their goals in the safest possible manner.

What are the results of Body Contouring?

Your initial results will be visible shortly after your procedure depending on what treatment you decide on. It can take up to two years to see the final results and they are long-lasting as long as you maintain a stable weight and keep a good exercise regimen.

Body Contouring Procedure

After major weight loss, there can be excess sagging skin and fat which can be improved upon through body contouring, leading to an enhanced and toned shape and trimmer figure. Body contouring procedures will result in a better-proportioned appearance for your target areas. 

There are a variety of body contouring procedures available to you that can correct sagginess of the skin of your upper arms, breasts, mid-face, jowls and neck, abdomen, buttocks, or thighs. It can also include procedures like fat grafting, tummy tuck and liposuction. There are many great benefits with a body contouring procedure since it offers many options for you to choose from. Here are some of the positive changes you can look forward to:

  • A more toned shape
  • Renewed sense of self-confidence
  • Enhance the quality of your social life
  • Eradicates excess skin
  • Feel less self-conscious
  • Feel more comfortable in your own skin
  • Improved levels of self-esteem
  • Kick-start your exercise regimen
  • Will want to stick with a weight management program
Body Contouring in Miami

The first step to receiving a smooth and safe body contouring procedure is to choose a certified doctor like Dr. Z to work with. He is an experienced surgeon leading a skillful team to get you the look you want. Begin your journey toward the body you’ve always desired.

Alexander Zuriarrain, MD, FACS

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Dr. Z is a quadruple board-certified and experienced surgeon with a proven safety record. He is always looking out for his patients.

The caring staff at Zuri Plastic Surgery go the extra mile to give you the best service they can. Dr. Z and his staff have years of experience providing quality body contouring in Miami. At Zuri Plastic Surgery, you will receive high personal care and life-changing results.

Dr. Alexander Zuriarrain was born and raised in Miami, FL, where he began his accomplished academic career at the prestigious Belen Jesuit Preparatory School. Dr. Zuriarrain, known by his patients as Dr. Z, was awarded a full scholarship, for his skills as a leader, to North Carolina State University where he graduated Cum Laude as a Park Scholar.

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Recovery After Body Contouring

Your recovery from body contouring will really depend on which specific procedures you get done. You may need more time to recover if you undergo more than one procedure on the same day. Here are some things Miami body contouring patients need to keep in mind during recovery:

  • Drink plenty of water or electrolyte drinks
  • Make sure to get plenty of rest
  • Pain medication is prescribed for your comfort
  • Antibiotics are prescribed to help prevent an infection
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Avoid bending and lifting for at least a few days
  • An ice pack can help reduce swelling as well 
  • Best to avoid strenuous exercise for at least a month
  • If you get a breast lift or breast augmentation, you should wear a support bra to support your breasts
  • If you elect to have a facelift, a special garment is provided to enhance your results
  • Light walking will help decrease the risk of blood clots in the legs
  • Swelling can last for several weeks but will eventually slowly fade away
  • You can expect to experience some discomfort for several days after your procedure
Miami Body Contouring

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