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Get Desired Body Shape with Body Contouring Procedure

Gone are those days when you had to rely on exercise & diet to achieve your ideal body type. Let’s face it, we all have been there & done that. Genetics and lifestyle can interfere with the body shaping journey. At MEDSTAR, we help you in achieving the desired results with safe body contouring procedures

What is Body Contouring?

  • Body Contouring/ Body Shaping / Body Sculpting consists of cosmetic treatments used to reshape body parts and help in achieving the results desired by the patient. It also helps in correcting the body posture. These procedures can be both surgical and non-surgical 
  • These procedures remove stubborn fat or tighten the skin to contour and reshape different parts of the body. These revolutionary techniques yield effective results with minimal side effects.

Who needs Body Contouring?

Body Contouring helps in reshaping the body in patients with:

  • Extreme weight loss leading to extra saggy skin.
  • Stubborn fat deposits 
  • Uneven muscle tone
  • Uneven weight loss and loose skin after pregnancy
  • Loosening of the skin due to ageing

Complications of Body Contouring?

  • Body Contouring usually has mild side effects which go away in a week or two, such as:
    • Redness
    • Swelling
    • Tenderness 
    • Bruising
    • Stinging
    • Numbness

  • Other complications of body contouring are:
    • Scarring due to surgical wounds
    • Uneven skin tone
    • Surgical wounds infection
    • Excess fluid accumulation
    • Internal bleeding

Are You Eligible For Body Contouring?

● The patients can opt for body contouring for personal reasons that could be aesthetical or functional. The patients can consider body contouring if:

○ To get rid of stubborn fat deposits

○ To correct saggy skin after weight loss or pregnancy or due to ageing

● The patient can consider body contouring if:

○ The patient has a healthy lifestyle that includes diet & exercise, for long-lasting results.

○ The patient is free from medical issues like diabetes.

○ The patient does not smoke or have quit smoking at least 2 weeks before the surgery.

● To achieve desired results with minimal complications, the patient must make sure to go to a certified & experienced surgeon.

Why choose MEDSTAR for Body contouring? The MEDSTAR advantage

Like any medical treatment, body contouring requires a skilled & experienced surgeon. So, that way, the patient can be satisfied with the results with the least complications.

At MEDSTAR, our cosmetic surgery team consists of highly experienced surgeons, who have yielded safe & effective results in body contouring for years. Our cosmetic surgeons are expert in performing body contouring procedures. We provide the advantage of consultation with a globally renowned surgeon with 30+ years of experience in plastic and cosmetic surgery, a full range of cosmetic treatments and comprehensive care to improve the appearance, health and self-esteem of the patient.

    • Non-surgical or minimally invasive body contouring procedures use low temperature, lasers, radiofrequency and fat loss injections to reduce fat and reshape the body. The patient can resume normal daily routine immediately after the treatment.
    • Non-Surgical procedures are:
      • Cryolipolysis uses freezing temperatures to destroy fat cells.
      • Laser fat reduction uses laser energy to destroy fat cells.
      • Radiofrequency lipolysis uses ultrasound technology to target fat cells.
      • Injection lipolysis uses injectable deoxycholic acid to destroy fat cells.
    • Surgical procedures require anaesthesia, incisions and removal of fat tissue.
    • Most of the cosmetic procedures are completed in a day and the patient can go home the same day.

    What are the Various options of Body Contouring available at MEDSTAR? 

    Spot fat loss injections aka Injection Lipolysis

    • Spot fat loss injections use phosphatidylcholine and deoxycholic acid to destroy fat cells (lipolysis). These lipolytic injections are a safe non-surgical option for reducing the stubborn fat of areas like the upper arms. thighs, abdomen, waist, hips and chin. 
    • In this procedure, phosphatidylcholine and deoxycholic acid are injected subcutaneously into the fat to dissolve the localized fat deposits under local anaesthesia. The patient might need multiple injections to achieve the desired results.
    • Kybella is a well known and common type of lipolytic injection used for reducing the fat under the chin (double chin). Read more spot fat loss injections (link)


    • VelaShape technology uses a combination of infrared light, bi-polar radio frequency energy and vacuum to destroy the fat cells. This procedure helps in both reducing the fat and cellulite along with the increased production of collagen. 
    • In this procedure, the patient is laid down comfortably and the VelaShape device is attached to the targeted area for a specific period of time. No anaesthesia or numbing agent is required for this procedure. Read more about VelaShape slimming (link)


    • Last but not least is liposuction procedure is used for the removal of stubborn fat. It is a minimally invasive procedure that uses a thin tube called a cannula to disrupt fat cells and a surgical vacuum to suck them out of the body. Liposuction helps in delivering long-lasting results with minimum scars, fast recovery and low risks. Visit liposuction for details and options.

        Pre-Body Contouring Instructions:

        • Drink plenty of water
        • Avoid taking blood-thinning medicines 
        • Engaging in some diet & exercise program to lose extra pounds. 
        • Avoid sun exposure because it makes skin more reactive hence more prone to bruising & scarring

        Post-Body Contouring Instructions:

        • Always plan for a healthy lifestyle that combines diet & exercise well. This yields desired results & reduce the frequency of sessions.
        • Follow the instructions given by the surgeon according to the procedure done
        • Inform the surgeon immediately if you experience anything abnormal like severe bleeding, pain, or swelling. 

        The patient will experience mild pain & swelling that are completely normal. Medicines are prescribed for these symptoms. The recovery period ranges from 3-12 weeks depending upon the procedure. Post-body contouring procedures, the patient will notice changes in appearance gradually. Cosmetic results can last for a longer period by following the instructions strictly and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

        What is body contouring without surgery?

        Body contouring consists of several surgical and non-surgical procedures for reshaping the body. Non-surgical procedures use alteration in temperature, ultrasound, radiofrequency, laser and electromagnetic waves to reshape the body. They are relatively safe with a short recovery time. They help in contouring the body by:
        ● Removal of stubborn fat
        ● Tightening of skin
        ● Improving the muscle tone

        What is the best body contouring procedure?

        The selection of body contouring procedure depends upon the type of treatment needed, skin tone and elasticity of the targeted area and number of sessions required for the desired results. Usually, laser procedures for body contouring are considered the most effective non-surgical procedures with long-lasting results. Also, results depend upon the experience and skilled approach of the surgeon, so make sure to choose the cosmetic surgeon carefully or you can opt for Medstar Aesthetics And Multispeciality Centre for safe and effective treatment options.

        What is body contouring surgery?

        Body contouring surgeries are procedures that help in reshaping and contouring the body as desired by the patient. These procedures have a surgical approach performed under anaesthesia by making an incision and removing excess fat or skin. Abdominoplasty, gynecomastia surgery, blepharoplasty etc are some of the body contouring surgeries. These surgeries not only help in enhancing the appearance but also improves the overall health and confidence of the patient.

        Is body contouring permanent?

        The stubborn fat removal and muscle toning by the body contouring procedures are permanent. But if the patient gains weight then the fat will again deposit. So the patient is advised to maintain a healthy active lifestyle for long-lasting results. After skin resurfacing and blemishes treatment, the patient is instructed to protect skin from direct sun exposure and keep skin hydrated. The long-lasting skin tightening results depends upon the elasticity of the skin and muscle tone of the patient.

        Is body contouring safe?

        Body contouring procedures are safe with mild symptoms of pain, swelling, redness, bruising and bleeding. These normal complications subside slowly in a couple of weeks with the use of prescribed medications.Other complications of body contouring are:
        ● Scarring due to surgical wounds
        ● Infection of surgical wounds
        ● Uneven skin tone
        ● Surgical wounds infection
        ● Excess fluid accumulation
        ● Internal bleeding
        All these complications can be minimized by the surgeon’s approach and post-treatment instructions followed by the patient.

        What is a body contouring laser?

        Body contouring by laser are the procedures that use lasers for the:
        ● Removal of fat for reshaping the body
        ● Skin tightening of saggy or wrinkled skin due to weight loss, pregnancy and ageing
        ● Skin lightening for removal of scars and blemishes
        ● Bulging veins in cases of varicose veins in legs
        Laser procedures are safe, precise and effective with long-lasting results. These procedures come under minimally invasive body contouring treatments.

        Why is body contouring important?

        Body contouring not only improves the appearance but also have a positive effect on the overall health and self-esteem of the patient. When regular exercise is not helping the patient to tone up the body or get rid of loose saggy skin after major weight loss or pregnancy, body contouring helps in regaining the body shape in such conditions with less effort and time. Body contouring also helps in maintaining the youthful appearance of the patient.

        Is body contouring a plastic surgery?

        Body contouring comes under the aesthetics or cosmetic department. It consists of both non-surgical and surgical procedures to reshape and contour the body of the patient. Body contouring includes the procedures that help in the removal of fat, tightening of the skin, skin lightening and toning of the muscles and help the patient in achieving the desired body shape.

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