In these modern times, men are becoming more aware of their body image than ever before, and Dr. Jeannie MacDonald is receiving as many men as women in her clinic. At first, these consultations were mainly about facial signs of aging, but nowadays, more and more men are asking for treatments to improve their figures.
Two of the most effective body contouring procedures, liposuction and tummy tuck, are becoming more popular with men. Both procedures have the same objective–obtaining a more defined figure. However, these procedures have different indications, so it is essential you learn about them to find out which one can meet your cosmetic needs.
Liposuction is the most popular plastic procedure among men. Through liposuction, you can get rid of those stubborn fat pockets that don’t go away no matter how strict your diet is or how much you exercise.
This procedure is effective in areas like the lower belly and love handles and offers impressive results in little time. Surprisingly enough, men tend to be better candidates for liposuction than women as they usually have more localized fat deposits and thicker and more elastic skin that recovers better after the procedure.
Liposuction is an outpatient surgery and requires little downtime compared to other plastic surgery procedures, so it is an excellent alternative for any patient who wants to improve their body contours. However, it doesn’t achieve dramatic body transformations, so patients after extreme changes might need to consider alternatives like weight surgery.
A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is another increasingly popular alternative to improve body contours. It’s a more complex procedure but obtains even more noticeable results than liposuction. This treatment option often combines different surgical techniques, and it’s the perfect choice for those longing for a more toned and sculpted body.
Tummy tucks trim and define the contours of your abdominal region by removing skin folds and excess fat and tightening the underlying abdominal muscles. The effect on your muscles is one of the most significant benefits of a tummy tuck. Besides eliminating fat pockets, it also leaves you with a more toned and sculpted belly. In addition, as it also gets rid of excess skin, it is an excellent alternative for those patients who have lost a considerable amount of weight in little time.
This treatment is also an outpatient procedure, but it is slightly more invasive than liposuction. As a result, tummy tucks require some downtime. It’s crucial that you plan your recovery time in advance, as you might need to stay at home and be assisted for some days.
Male Body Contouring Surgery in New Westminster, BC
Are you dreaming about a body contour with a bit more tone? Please, contact us or call us at (604) 288-8517 to schedule a consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jeannie MacDonald. It’s not only about looking better. Getting rid of excess fat will make you feel more vital and confident.