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Body Contouring in Turkey

Body contouring surgery is an excellent choice for those looking to get rid of unwanted fat and sagging skin. It is particularly effective in tightening loose skin, often resulting from pregnancy or weight loss. This relatively new cosmetic procedure has been developed specifically to achieve a more slim body appearance. Both men and women may opt for this surgery. Additionally, it is often combined with liposuction to tighten the skin. You can also have a safe and cost-effective operation by choosing the best clinic for body contouring in Turkey.

Body Contouring in Turkey
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Important facts about Body Contouring

It is effective on patients who have lost a lot of weight and they have redundant skin. Especially, on patients who lose their weight through exercising, dieting, and bariatric surgery, as well as patients who have had a recent pregnancy where they have redundant skin for removal.

Surgeons have various practices that they do in plastic surgery to change and shape the areas of the body that they’re targeting.  Body sculpting is one of those procedures that surgeons perform that are evidence-based. For instance, working on the face and neck areas where there’s excess skin. Surgeons sculpt the body in different areas, such as the abdomen, breasts, back, and upper and lower extremities.

What is Body Contouring

You may have areas on your body that you are not satisfied with due to excess fat or sagging. Contouring is a surgical procedure that helps you get rid of excess fat and sagging in specific areas of your body. In other words, body contouring in Turkey is a surgical procedure that removes excess fats, which obscure the beauty of the body muscles, and helps achieve a coordinated and toned body. The Vaser technique, which is based on high-frequency sound waves to break down deep fat under the skin, is very effective, especially for the abdominal area in body shaping operations. 

 

For certain patients, surgical procedures may be one-and-done, while others with multiple areas of concern, as determined by surgeons, may be suitable for combined operations. The decision regarding the approach is made during the initial consultation between the patient and surgeon. When multiple areas of the body require contouring, surgeons devise a comprehensive plan. For example, if the surgeon is working on the arms, but the patient also has extra skin along the lateral outer part of the chest wall in the breasts, the surgeon may combine all those procedures as one. In your first consultation for body contouring in Turkey, your doctor will discuss all of these with you.

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Enhanced Appearance

Body contouring can sculpt and shape the body, improving overall aesthetics and providing a more toned and refined silhouette.

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Long-lasting Results

Unlike temporary solutions, body contouring offers enduring outcomes, providing a lasting transformation that can be maintained with a healthy lifestyle.

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Increased Confidence

By targeting and removing excess fat and sagging skin, body contouring procedures often lead to increased self-esteem and confidence in one's physical appearance.

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Procedures

Including in Body Contouring

Usually, certain procedures are included in body contouring in Turkey. The main ones of these procedures are:

It is a minimally invasive way to remove fat from the undersurface of the skin. Thanks to this procedure, surgeons use suction to remove fatty deposits from various areas of the body, including the hips, stomach, buttocks, arms, neck, and thighs. Liposuction is not intended for those with obesity issues. Instead, it is suitable for patients who have localized fat deposits in certain areas of their body despite having a stable weight. Details..

A frequently performed procedure often observed in women post-pregnancy, weight loss or aging, aiming to remove excess skin from the lower abdomen, stretched during pregnancy. It also tightens the abdominal muscles for a firmer and more toned appearance, resulting in a flatter stomach while protecting your natural body type.  Details..

Body plastic surgery, also known as body lift, improves body contour by eliminating surplus skin and underlying fat. It focuses tissue elasticity and sagging skin issues, treating areas like the abdomen, buttocks, waist, thighs, and hips. It’s beneficial for those with significant weight loss, most often caused by diet, bariatric surgery or exercise.

An arm lift (brachioplasty) is a surgical procedure aimed at tightening and contouring the arms by removing subcutaneous fat tissue and sagging skin. This procedure is effective for concerns such as loose, sun exposure, weight fluctuations, gravity, and genetics. Surgeons perform the procedure under anesthesia. It lasts around one to three hours, and patients can manage post-operative discomfort with prescribed painkillers.

Thighplasty surgery aims to reshape the thighs by removing surplus skin and fatty tissue. It results in smoother skin not only for the thighs but also the lower body. If fitness efforts fail to achieve a more youthful and firmer appearance, thigh lift surgery may be appropriate. The procedure is not limited to fat removal and may be recommended alongside liposuction.

A breast lift or mastopexy is an aesthetic surgery aimed at correcting sagging breasts without altering their volume noticeably. The procedure involves removing redundant skin, reshaping breast tissue, and repositioning the nipple to a higher position. During the procedure, the main aims of surgeons are to restore the youthful appearance and firmness of the breasts. Details..

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Why Choosing Body Contouring in Turkey

Experts around the world appreciate the success of Turkish doctors who are skilled in aesthetic operations. Therefore, choosing Turkey for an operation such as body-contouring is a very smart choice. Prior to the operation, skilled Turkish surgeons will collaborate with patients to identify their specific goals for improvement. If patients express concerns about certain areas of their body, such as the breasts, arms, or abdomen, the surgeon will conduct a thorough assessment of those areas for body contouring in Turkey. Essentially, the surgeon will develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to the patient’s unique needs. Subsequently, the surgeon will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of body contouring surgery with the patient. Finally, the surgeon will perform a physical examination to evaluate the patient’s suitability for the procedure and ensure a safe operation.

Cost of Body Contouring Procedures in Turkey

Body contouring treatments in Turkey typically involve various procedures. Generally, the cost of body contouring in Turkey can be between  €3000 to  €5000. However, you should consider the cost of other treatments for the overall price. When you consult with your doctor to achieve your goals, they may suggest a combination of various surgeries. For example, they can perform a lower body lift procedure to tighten the abdomen, thighs, groin, and outer thighs. If deemed necessary, they can also perform a breast lift surgery to uplift sagging breasts. If you’re concerned about sagging underarms, they can address it with an arm lift procedure to eliminate upper arm laxity. The price ranges for other treatment methods involving body shaping in Turkey are as:  VASER Liposuction: €2250 – €3000,   Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty): €3350 – €3650, Body Lift: €4100 – €4400, Arm Lift (Brachioplasty): €2500 – €2800, Thigh Lift: €3300 – €3600, Breast Lift (Mastopexy): €3000 – €3250

Cost of Body Contouring Procedures in Turkey
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Advantages

Benefits of Body Contouring

Body contouring operation is a combined operation. Therefore, it includes a combination of body plastic surgeries such as liposuction, tummy tuck, BBL, and back lifting. Although the benefits of each operation are different, in general body contouring in Turkey has the following advantages:

  • Improved body definition,
  • Smoother and more youthful skin,
  • Youthful and slimmer appearance,
  • Immediate visible results,
  • Improvement in symptoms,
  • Boost in self-confidence,
  • Long-lasting outcomes.
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FAQ about Body Contouring in Turkey?

Body contouring recovery process has several key aspects. Here are some of them:

  1. After surgery, feeling discomfort is pretty normal. Your clinic will provide you with some prescription medication to deal with pain.
  2. The healing process can take several weeks, just like any other surgery. You need to rest well.
  3. The healing process depends on the person. Generally, many patients can return to work within four to six weeks.
  4. You may need to wear compression garments after surgery. It can reduce swelling and promote healing at the incision sites.

All post-operative instructions will be provided by your surgeon to ensure the best results.

If your surgeon approves, you can undergo multiple surgeries in a one-and-done manner. For example, liposuction and tummy tuck are procedures that are usually performed in one go.

Generally, patients stay in Turkey for three days to one week. However, it is possible to shorten this period depending on the urgency of the patient and the scope of the surgery. Since the surgery will be performed on an outpatient basis, the duration of your stay will vary depending on the speed of your recovery. It’s crucial to pay close attention to your care, particularly during the initial days.

For body contouring in Turkey, being over 18 years old is sufficient. Ideal age for body contouring is 18-50.

Body contouring in Turkey primarily focuses on reshaping the body by reducing excess fat deposits. Therefore, this procedure is not specifically intended to target stretch marks. However, some of our techniques such as laser skin tightening can help minimize the visibility of stretch marks.

Even mommy makeover surgery doesn’t affect your ability to have children in the future, so body contouring is not related to this issue. Our certified surgeons who specialize in body contouring in Turkey will guide you during the initial consultation regarding all potential risks; you can ask them.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there were certain protocols in place. However, currently, there are no restrictions.

Generally, our surgeons minimize scars or find a way to hide them. Depending on the skin structure of some patients, very light scars may remain. However, we have various operations to remove them.

Yes, but heavy exercises are not recommended before the first three months. However, the healing process will depend on the person. For this reason, the best way to listen to the instructions of your surgeon. 

Throughout your time at the hospital, our healthcare team will be by your side for all your needs. However, during your travel process, if you wish, a companion of yours can accompany you. You are free to bring your companion to the clinics in Turkey.

Article Reviewed By: Dr. Jyothi Shenoy V
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MBBS, MD – Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MRCOG(UK)
23 Years Experience Overall

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