About Body Contouring
The term body contouring is one used in the cosmetic surgery world to illustrate a collection of surgeries that can help to sculpt a more voluptuous silhouette. Women and men who have undergone drastic weight loss or whose weight has changed frequently over time may desire body contouring to remove fat, tighten the skin, and sculpt the body. Body contouring can also be used for those who have found that at their age, diet and exercise are not as effective at shaping their bodies. New Orleans, LA plastic surgeon Dr. Jules Walters performs many body contouring choices, from abdominoplasty, liposuction, and breast lift surgery to fat grafting and laser skin tightening procedures. The options for sculpting your new body are endless.
Body Contouring Ideal Candidates
You may be a great candidate for body contouring if you have loose skin, droopy body parts (like the buttocks or breasts), or stubborn fat that is not responsive to diet and exercise. The hips, flanks, neck, abdomen, and lower back, for example, can each collect fat, causing unsightly bulges. Great candidates for this procedure are New Orleans, LA women and men who are at their goal weight and wish for a firmer, more chiseled shape.
"Dr. Walters Is The Creme De La Creme - I had a Mommy Makeover (extended tummy tuck and breast lift w/ fat transfer) with Dr. Jules Walters on October 24, 2018. Dr. Walters has truly been an amazing doctor. He’s patient, kind, listens to your questions and concerns and gives you his honest, professional opinion on what he thinks will give you the best outcome and most satisfying results for you personally. I am 2 weeks out from s..."- C. / RealSelf / Nov 07, 2018
"Dr Walters and his team are great; everyone is helpful, friendly and accommodating. Results from full torso lipo are coming along great, and I experienced very little pain after the procedure. Highly recommend!"- J. / Google / Feb 14, 2020
"Dr. Walters performed liposuction of the calves, ankles, interior and exterior thighs, and fat transfer. I was extremely pleased with the results. Dr. Walters and his staff were available to answer any questions that I had. I would highly recommend Dr. Walters to anyone who is looking for a plastic surgeon."- S.B. / Google / Dec 25, 2019
"BBL & lipo: Dr Walters was very kind af professional - Ever since I was a teenager I could never properly pants, my upper body Is like a medium lower body more an xl. I used to cry in front of my closet feeling fat and upset. So now at the age 28 after so many years of not feeling comfy in shorts dresses and skirts, I've finally made the decision to pursue lipo and while at it transfer some fat to my upper buttocks. My surgery happened 2 days ago and it's honestly a tough recovery so far. I did my surgery in New Orleans which is where I live. I realized going abroad and thinking I'd save money wasn't true. I got to go home the same day in my comfortable space with the people I love taking care of me. So far I'm pretty swollen so I know it will take a while before seeing permanent results. Dr Walters was very kind af professional, very quick in response over text for the few additional questions I had. The nurses were sweet, on the way home, we got hit by a car, thank god my husband and I are both safe. But it was traumatizing having to deal with that while still being gone on anesthesia. The first night I woke up to pee like 5 times and I could make it to the bathroom alone. I had to vomit each time I would move around even with the nausea pills and the patch behind my ear. But today I got to shower and take off my pads. I slept a lot and tried to eat a bit more. Hopefully each day will be a bit better! The pictures in red outfit are my before pictures."- N. / RealSelf / Dec 06, 2019
"Thank you , Jules love my new body !! Jewels from Dr. Jules Walters!!!!❤️"- M.H. / Google / Oct 26, 2019
Body Contouring Surgical Technique
At your initial visit, Dr. Walters will devise an aesthetic treatment plan for you. This could include both nonsurgical and surgical treatments. Surgeries, such as breast lift or augmentation, liposuction, and abdominoplasty, typically require the use of general anesthesia. The goal during surgery is to create small incisions that can be hidden behind clothing, and to minimize unsightly fat and loose skin, revealing a thinner, tighter silhouette. Nonsurgical services are typically completed without any need for sedation. This commonly includes laser skin tightening, radiofrequency treatments, and CoolSculpting.
What to Expect with Body Contouring
If your treatment plan includes a surgical procedure, you can expect to be sent home to heal and recover afterward. Nonsurgical services usually do not require rest and recovery. It's not uncommon for our patients to undergo many procedures at once on multiple body parts, which could require staying overnight. Body contouring was created to sculpt your body, so whether you have chosen nonsurgical or surgical treatments, or some of each, you can expect a thinner, trimmer silhouette and a more curvaceous physique.
Plan Your Procedure
Redefine Your Shape
If you desire a sexier shape, larger breasts, a rounder bottom, or a tighter tummy, body contouring at Walters Plastic Surgery can give you the body you want through a number of different surgical and nonsurgical options. We encourage you to contact our Metairie or New Orleans, LA practice so we can arrange a consultation, determine your aesthetic goals, and construct a custom plan for you. Our team looks forward to helping you.
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