WHAT IS Body Contouring?
The term "body contouring" is one that is regularly used in the plastic surgery industry to describe a series of surgeries that can be used to sculpt a more voluptuous silhouette. Women and men who have recently lost weight, or whose weight has fluctuated over time, may desire body contouring at Tamburrino Plastic Surgery & Med Spa to reduce fat, tighten the skin, and sculpt certain areas of their frame. Additionally, body contouring can be used for women and men who have found that their bodies are not as responsive to diet and exercise efforts. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Joseph Tamburrino provides numerous body contouring choices, from liposuction, breast lift surgery, and abdominoplasty to fat grafting and laser skin tightening procedures. The options for redefining and rejuvenating your physique are endless. Contact our office in Doylestown, PA to schedule your consultation and learn more about your many options to enhance your figure and achieve the lean, sculpted body you want.
"After consultations with many plastic surgeons, Dr. Tamburino was by far the most knowledgeable and detailed. I’m so thankful I found him and I would recommend him over and over. Not to mention his staff is so welcoming and incredibly helpful. If you are thinking about a surgery/cosmetics this is the GUY to go to. Can’t say enough good things!"- M.M. / Google / Feb 05, 2021
"I was very reluctant to get a face/neck lift. I thought about it for a few years and it was seeing myself on video calls day after day that sealed the deal for me. I had heard from a friend that Dr. Tamburrino was an excellent plastic surgeon and decided that I would suck up the drive from South Jersey to Doylestown based on the recommendation. I am so glad I did! My neck and face have been restored to a much more youthful look and amazingly there are no tell tale signs of surgery. I feel a whole lot better about myself and my family and friends are very complimentary (and I think a few of them are now considering surgery for themselves). Dr. Tamburrino is a thorough , knowledgeable and accomplished surgeon who I put complete trust in and I'm forever glad I did!"- G.F. / Healthgrades / Jan 29, 2021
"The decision I made to put myself first and go see Dr. Tamburinno changed my life in the best way possible. I have never been more happy with myself and am grateful to him for being so knowledgeable and talented. From start to finish his staff is amazing and helpful beyond words ..... I have recommended him to many close friends and will continue to do so!! Lindsay Curtis"- L.C. / Google / Jan 29, 2021
"Dr. Tamburrino changed my life. After two failed breast implant surgeries after a double mastectomy, Dr. Tamburrino created beautiful breast and nipples that look amazing. He gave me back my life. I owe him everything and recommend him to anyone who needs reconstruction. And on top of that he has an amazing personality, I received amazing care. "- M.F. / Healthgrades / Jan 21, 2021
"Dr Tamburino is exactly who you hope for when faced with a difficult breast cancer surgery! He is a highly skilled surgeon, who is also caring and honest. He will tell you exactly what you need to know (though not always what you might want to hear) to get you through the long haul of surgery and reconstruction. I have had breast cancer with a bilateral mastectomy, chemo, radiation & expanders for reconstruction and have been going to Dr T for over a year. I feel now that he is the only plastic surgeon who was able to get me through my complicated journey. He always had my best interests at heart. I would recommend him to all my family and friends!"- M.D. / Google / Jan 08, 2021
WHO CAN GET BODY CONTOURING?
Body contouring could be ideal for you if you have sagging skin, droopy areas of the body where you would like increased volume (such as the buttocks or breasts), or fat in areas that are hard to lose. The hips, flanks, neck, abdomen, and lower back, for example, can collect fat, which creates unwanted bulges and an undesired look. Good candidates for body contouring are Doylestown, PA individuals who are able to maintain a healthy weight and desire a firmer, more sculpted shape.
HOW IS BODY CONTOURING DONE?
After your initial visit, Dr. Tamburrino will craft a body contouring treatment plan for you, which might include both surgical and nonsurgical procedures. Surgeries, such as a breast lift or augmentation, liposuction, and abdominoplasty typically require general anesthesia to maintain your comfort. The goal during surgery is to create small incisions that can be concealed underneath clothing and to reduce unsightly fat and excess tissue, leaving a slimmer, tighter contour, as well as firmer skin. Nonsurgical services are typically performed at Tamburrino Plastic Surgery & Med Spa without sedation. These commonly include injectable fillers, CoolSculpting, and laser skin tightening.
What to Expect
If your body contouring treatment plan includes a surgical procedure, you can expect to be sent home to heal and recover afterward. However, nonsurgical treatments typically do not require a rest and recovery period since they are minimally invasive and do not use incisions. It's common for our patients to combine several surgical procedures on multiple areas, which could require you to stay overnight. Body contouring is meant to enhance your frame so whether you choose surgical procedures, nonsurgical treatments, or a combination of both, you can expect to achieve a thinner, trimmer silhouette, as well as a sexier profile.
BODY CON FAQs
What will be part of my body contouring surgery?
The combination of procedures will be decided during your consultation with Dr. Tamburrino. Your body contouring appointment might be scheduled in two or more stages, depending on your overall health and how many areas are being addressed. Typically, the stages will be grouped by combining either the upper body parts (arms, breasts, stomach, face, neck) or lower body parts (buttocks, thighs, flanks, knees). This staging helps minimize the possibility of complications, such as infection and blood loss. This also makes your recovery easier and faster.
Will I have scarring after my surgery?
Since incisions are required, body contouring surgery will create scars. Many patients discover that when the incisions have fully healed, the scarring is a small price to pay for the stunning outcomes they receive. Dr. Tamburrino is a skilled, board-certified plastic surgeon who will make every effort to minimize the appearance of scars by creating incisions in less visible areas, like the natural skin folds. Scar care management after surgery is crucial for your recovery and results. Skin creams may be prescribed to speed the healing process. In time, the scars will fade and blend in with your normal skin tone.
How long will my body contouring results last?
With proper care, your body contouring results will last for a long time. The best way to maintain your results is to stay at a healthy, stable weight. Dramatic changes in your weight or childbirth after your body contouring surgery may impact your results. Natural aging will continue so you will eventually see loose skin develop as you get older. Ask Dr. Tamburrino about recommendations that can help your results last longer.
Redefine Your Shape
Whether you want perkier breasts, a fuller bottom, a slimmer waist, or a tighter tummy, body contouring at Tamburrino Plastic Surgery & Med Spa can help you achieve the look you desire. We invite you to call our Doylestown, PA practice and arrange a consultation. Allow us to determine your goals and design a tailored plan just for you. We look forward to welcoming you to our practice.
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