Body Sculpting for Swimwear
We’ve all seen the ads: beautiful, slim models wearing gorgeous, expensive swimsuits. The catalogs come in the mail; the TV weight-loss ads push swimsuit-clad women touting their amazing results; and women’s magazines, lined up in the candy aisle at the grocery check-out, are chock-a-block with stunning women in bikinis.
Inside, we realize that these are hyped up images geared to motivate us to buy the magazine, the swimsuit, and the weight-loss program. Unfortunately, most women also feel a twinge of self-doubt looking at these photos. Perfection is not just offered—the subliminal message is clear: if you don’t have a body like this, you aren’t attractive.
I think that’s a shame, as I’ve been working with thousands of men and women all over the Dayton area for many years, and not a single one of them was unattractive. Sure, they had features they wanted to change, but that was to make them happier with their appearance—not to turn them into supermodels. There isn’t a surgical procedure that I can perform to change your body into that of the Photoshopped images in the magazines, but there are several that we can think about that will improve your appearance a great deal. Here are some of them:
A tummy tuck can help any woman “recover” her figure after she has finished bearing her children. It’s also a great procedure for any woman with torso concerns, even if she never had children but has had weight loss/gains and/or has tummy sagging due to aging.
A tummy tuck sculpts the tummy by surgically reconnecting the muscle (called the abdominus rectus) that runs down the middle of the abdomen. After that, the tummy tissues are pulled down like a window shade to a tighter position. You even get a new belly button! My Dayton Tummy Tuck patients are ecstatic with their results, because a Tummy Tuck really gets rid of that bulge that is so tough to reduce with diet and exercise, especially after having babies. Also, if you have stretch marks, all—or at least most—of them can be removed with a Tummy Tuck. Next to liposuction, it’s one of the most popular body sculpting procedures that I do here in my Dayton cosmetic surgery practice.
Liposuction is often part of a Tummy Tuck because either due to pregnancies, weight gain/loss cycles and/or aging, spots of exercise-resistant fat often remain even after a Tummy Tuck. Liposuction can get rid of those little pockets of fat. While it’s not a weight loss method per se, liposuction will definitely make you look like you’ve lost weight. Because I only need a few tiny incisions to insert the liposuction wand (called a cannula), recovery is usually rapid for liposuction patients. It’s great for the tummy, love handles, thighs (inner or outer), back fat and even the area above the knees. Furthermore, if you have loose skin that might not “bounce back” after fat is removed via liposuction, laser lipo plus is a neat way to both remove fat and tighten the skin.
Brazilian Butt Lift
A Brazilian Butt Lift is an excellent way to reshape your bottom! Imagine your tush lifted, firm and tight! That’s the goal of a Brazilian Butt Lift.
If you’re concerned about the appearance of your body and you’d like improvement before this year’s swimsuit season starts, call 937-839-4681 to make an appointment. If you’re reading this after office hours, click the button below to submit an appointment request online!