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BODY CONTOURING PROCEDURES IN HOUSTON


Body-shaping surgeries can remove fat or excess skin and help recontour many different areas of the body, from the cheeks and chin to the calves and ankles, and everything in between. Body contouring can also improve the shape and tone of the underlying support tissues and muscles. The result is a more proportionate appearance with smoother contours.

Body contouring is a good option for people who have lost a significant amount of weight and have loose or sagging skin. It’s also an ideal solution for moms who are done having kids and for those who want to enhance or reshape a particular area of the body.

It’s our passion at Aesthetic Surgery Institute to help people look and feel their best. You can feel confident knowing ourdouble board-certified surgeon has performed thousands of body contouring procedures, including mommy makeovers, tummy tucks, and Brazilian butt lifts in Houston. Read our patient reviews.


Who is a good candidate for body contouring?


In general, good candidates for body contouring procedures are adults (18+) whose weight is stable and who have no medical conditions that impair healing.

Good candidates will also be non-smokers who have realistic expectations about surgery and are willing to commit to a healthy diet and exercise.  


What should I expect during my consultation?


During yourfree consultation you will have the opportunity to discuss any body contouring procedures you are considering, such as a tummy tuck, liposuction, or a Houston mommy makeover.

You should come prepared to discuss your goals, concerns, and expectations, any medical conditions you have, as well as any prior surgeries you’ve had.

With this information, Dr. Do will evaluate your general health and let you know if you are a good candidate for surgery. He may also examine your body and make recommendations for which procedures and techniques he feels will give you the best results.

It’s important to be honest with Dr. Do about any past surgeries you’ve had and any current medical issues or complications you’ve had in the past. This will allow him to thoroughly assess your risks and ensure your safety and satisfaction.


What questions should I ask during my consultation?


Your consultation is a chance to get your questions answered and assess your comfort level with the surgeon. Here are some questions you might want to ask during your visit:


  • Are you certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery?
  • What other certifications do you have?
  • How many years of plastic surgery experience do you have?
  • How many surgeries have you performed?
  • Is my procedure outpatient or inpatient?
  • Do you have hospital privileges? If so, where?
  • What kind of anesthesia will be used?
  • Am I a good candidate for this procedure?
  • What surgical technique do you recommend for me and why?
  • How long will my recovery take?
  • Is the procedure/recovery painful?
  • What are the risks and complications with this procedure?
  • What results can I expect?
  • How long will it take to see final results?
  • What are my options if I am dissatisfied with the results?
  • Do you have before-and-after photos for the procedure I am considering?   

What are the risks of body contouring?


Whether you’re considering a Brazilian butt lift or tummy tuck surgery in Houston, TX, all surgeries come with risks. Dr. Do will explain all risks and potential complications associated with your procedure, which can include:


  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Anesthesia risks
  • Blood clots/DVT/pulmonary embolism
  • Fluid accumulation
  • Poor wound healing
  • Skin loss
  • Unfavorable scarring

Discussing your concerns during your consultation will help you determine whether you are comfortable with the risks associated with your surgery. Keep in mind that choosing a skilled, experienced surgeon, like Dr. Do, can help reduce potential complications.


What can I expect during recovery?


How quickly you recover will depend on the particular procedure(s) you choose and other factors, including your overall health and how diligently you follow the surgeon’s post-operative instructions.

Depending on your procedure, Dr. Do may need to place small, thin tubes under the skin to drain excess blood and fluid. The surgical team will provide you with detailed instructions about how to care for the surgical site, medications you may need to take, what to look for at the surgical site to ensure good healing, and when to follow up with your surgeon.

You may need to avoid bending, lifting, straining, showering, and swimming for several days to several weeks. Your surgical team will let you know what to expect in the hours, days, and weeks after your surgery.


How much does body contouring cost?


This will depend largely on which procedure(s) you choose. Costs may include anesthesia fees, hospital or surgical facility fees, the surgeon’s fee, medication costs, medical tests, and others. Aesthetic Surgery Institute will provide you with a detailed breakdown of all costs.

Keep in mind that choosing a board-certified surgeon with whom you are comfortable is just as important as the final cost of the procedure. Aesthetic Surgery Institute offers financing options to make body contouring in Houston more accessible.


Hymenoplasty

Hymenoplasty is a procedure to cosmetically repair, restore, or reconstruct a woman’s hymen. It is a relatively simple surgical procedure that only requires local anesthesia.

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FAT TRANSFER

Our fat transfer in Houston, TX is a minimally invasive procedure that can help you achieve a fuller appearance in various areas of the body, including the lips, cheeks, chin, buttocks, or breasts.

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Tummy Tuck

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Recovery Time: 2 Weeks

Our tummy tuck surgery in Houston, TX involves removing extra skin and fat in the abdominal area to create a thinner, firmer appearance. It can also restore weakened muscles in the abdomen.

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Brazilian Butt Lift

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Recovery Time: 1-2 Weeks

If your backside has changed shape, begun to sag, or just isn’t as round as you’d like, our Brazilian butt lift in Houston can give you a fuller, shapelier behind.

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Mommy Makeover

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Recovery Time: 2-3 Weeks

A mommy makeover is a combination of multiple body-contouring procedures to tighten saggy or stretched body parts after pregnancy.

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Liposuction

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Recovery Time: 3-5 Days

Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure to remove excess fat from various areas of the body, including the abdomen, hips, calves and ankles, chest and back, and chin and neck.

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Brachioplasty (ArmLift)

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Recovery Time: 1-2 Weeks

An arm lift, also known as brachioplasty, is a cosmetic procedure to remove excess fat and skin to reshape the arm for a more contoured appearance.

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Tumescent Lipo Body Contouring

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Recovery Time: 6-8 Weeks

Tumescent liposuction helps prepare the treatment area before liposuction and speeds up recovery. A mixture of saline and an anesthetic is injected into the treatment area before the procedure.

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Thigh Lift

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Recovery Time: 6-8 Weeks

A thigh lift can help improve the shape and size of the thighs after substantial weight changes, which can result in excessive sagging, drooping, and rippled skin.

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Vaginal Rejuvenation

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Recovery Time: 4-6 Weeks

Vaginal rejuvenation tightens the muscles of the vagina and perineum, and the surrounding tissues. It can give you more tone, strength, and control of your vaginal muscles, enhancing sensitivity.

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