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About Body Contouring

The phrase "body contouring" is one used in the aesthetic industry to represent a number of surgeries that can create a more voluptuous silhouette. Women and men who have recently lost weight, or whose weight has changed frequently over time, may desire body contouring at Cosmetic Surgery Affiliates in Jacksonville, FL to remove fat, sculpt the body, and tighten the skin. In addition, body contouring can be used for men and women who have found that at their age, diet and exercise are not as effective at shaping their bodies. Board-certified cosmetic surgeons Dr. Erik Nuveen and Dr. Courtney Caplin offer numerous body contouring options, ranging from abdominoplasty, liposuction, and breast lift surgery to fat transfers and laser skin tightening treatments. The possibilities to redefine and rejuvenate your physique are endless. Contact our office in Jacksonville, FL to schedule your body contouring consultation.

HOW IS BODY CONTOURING DONE?

You may be an ideal candidate for body contouring if you have loose skin, deflated body parts (such as the buttocks or breasts), or fat in areas that is hard to lose. The hips, flanks, neck, abdomen, and lower back are examples of areas where fat deposits can collect, causing unsightly bulges. The best candidates for body contouring are Jacksonville, FL individuals who are at a healthy, ideal weight and want a firmer, more chiseled look. After your consultation, Dr. Nuveen or Dr. Caplin will devise a body contouring treatment plan for you. This plan can consist of both nonsurgical and surgical treatments. Surgeries, like liposuction, abdominoplasty, and breast lift or augmentation, typically require the use of general anesthesia. The goal during these treatments is to create an incision that can be hidden by undergarments and to remove unsightly fat and extra skin, revealing a thinner, tighter silhouette. Nonsurgical procedures that could be a part of your treatment plan may include injectable fillers, laser liposuction, and laser skin tightening.

Body Contouring FAQ

How much does body contouring surgery cost?
Your cost for body contouring will be based on what is part of your customized treatment plan. In your initial consultation, Dr. Nuveen will listen to your goals before performing an examination. He will then give you suggestions and create your unique surgical plan. After this, he can estimate costs and discuss your options for payment. Cosmetic Surgery Affiliates takes many methods, including low-interest medical financing.

Will insurance pay for my body contouring surgery?
While most cosmetic surgeries are not typically covered by health insurance, there are cases where body contouring could be eligible for insurance coverage. When excess skin is causing medical issues, like chronic infections, you might be able to apply for coverage from your insurance. Coverage varies based on your carrier and policy, but if you would like to use your insurance, please let Dr. Nuveen know during your consultation. A team member at Cosmetic Surgery Affiliates will help you talk to your insurance for maximum coverage.

What will be part of my body contouring surgery?
The combination of procedures will be outlined during your consultation with Dr. Nuveen. Your body contouring might be scheduled in two or more stages based on your overall health and the number of areas being treated. Typically, the stages will be grouped by combining either the upper body (abdomen, arms, breasts, neck, face) or the lower body (thighs, butt, flanks, knees). This staging is done to minimize the risk of complications, like infection and blood loss. This also makes your recovery easier and faster.

Will I have scarring after my surgery?
In general, body contouring surgery will create scars. Most patients find that once the incisions heal, the scarring is no longer a worry as the results are so impressive. As an experienced cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Nuveen makes an effort to minimize the appearance of scars by placing the incisions inconspicuously. Post-surgery care is also important. Topical creams and ointments might be prescribed to improve the healing process. In time, the scars will fade and blend in with your natural skin.

How long will my body contouring results last?
With proper care, the results of your body contouring surgery will last for a long time. To help maintain your results, you should stay at a healthy, steady weight. Dramatic changes in your weight or pregnancy after your surgery can affect your results. Your body will continue to age naturally, so you may eventually see loose skin develop as you get older. Talk to Dr. Nuveen about suggestions that may help your results last.

Redefine Your Shape

If you desire a sexier shape, larger breasts, a rounder bottom, or a tighter tummy, body contouring at Cosmetic Surgery Affiliates in Jacksonville, FL can give you the shape you desire. Call our premier cosmetic care office to arrange a consultation today and allow us to discuss your aesthetic goals and design a customized treatment plan just for you. We can't wait to meet you!

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