Your Body

From body contouring and liposuction to tummy tucks and labiaplasty, there are more options available today than ever before to help trim and tone your body's trouble spots. The following articles are written to help you understand all your treatment options in easy-to-understand language that also provides important tips on expectations, preparation, recovery and cost. There is a lot to learn, so get started now.

Body Contouring

Body contouring procedures can help shape, firm and tighten your arms, stomach, back, butt and face. From surgical procedures like the thigh lift, arm lift and bra-line back lift, to non-invasive body contouring procedures such as Thermage, you have a number of treatment options available.

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Labiaplasty

Labiaplasty — also known as labia reduction surgery or vaginoplasty — trims down and shapes the inner lips (labia minora) and/or outer lips (labia majora) of the vagina. Women with enlarged vaginal lips may experience pain during sex and suffer from poor genital self esteem. Labiaplasty can help treat genital pain and improve sexual satisfaction.

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Liposuction

A popular method of body sculpting, liposuction involves the removal of excess, unsightly fat from specific areas of the body, including the abdomen, hips, buttocks, back, thighs, knees, calves, ankles, upper arms, jowls, cheeks and neck. Liposuction can be performed with a laser (laser-liposuction), ultrasound (ultrasound-assisted liposuction) or via a body jet (water-assisted liposuction). This section also includes up-to-date information on liposuction cost.

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Tummy Tuck

Dieting and exercise can help to tone the abdominal muscles, but they don't do much for that loose, sagging skin; A tummy tuck can. Also known as abdominoplasty, tummy tucks flatten your abdomen by removing extra fat and skin, and tightening muscles in your abdominal wall. This section proviodes important information on tummy tuck cost.

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