Beyond Liposuction and Breast Implants

Liposuction and breast augmentation are the most prevalent body contouring procedures, but by no means the only ones. Following are some other plastic surgery options for beautifying your body — and your face.

Tummy Tuck


This procedure flattens the abdomen by removing extra fat and skin from the lower abdomen and tightening the muscles of the abdominal wall.

Breast Lift

This procedure can raise and reshape sagging breasts—sometimes resulting from pregnancy, nursing, and aging—and can also reduce the size of the areola (darker skin surrounding the nipple) if desired. To enlarge as well as firm sagging breasts, breast augmentation may be chosen as a complement.

Breast Reduction

The procedure removes fat, glandular tissue and skin from the breasts to make them smaller, lighter, and firmer, and to reduce the size of the areola if desired.

Male Breast Reduction

Men with overdeveloped asts may benefit from this surgery, which removes extra fat or glandular tissue and excess skin from the breasts to achieve a more masculine contour to the chest.

Panniculectomy for Obese Patients

This major surgical procedure removes the large abdominal apron of fat in obese patients.

Facial Contouring

Facial implants in the chin, cheek or jaw can make a fundamental change in the face's shape and balance.

Like all plastic surgery procedures and other surgeries, the above procedures involve some risks, which vary based on the procedure and the patient.