Body Contouring

Body Contouring in Sherman Oaks and Pasadena, CA

What is Body Contouring?

Body contouring refers to a series of procedures designed to reshape and improve the appearance of the body. It is often sought after significant weight loss, pregnancy, or natural aging, when skin may become loose and saggy, and excess fat may be present in various areas.Body contouring procedures may include:

  • Liposuction: Removes stubborn fat deposits from specific areas of the body.
  • Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty): Removes excess skin and fat from the abdomen and tightens the abdominal muscles.
  • Body Lift: Removes excess skin and fat from the abdomen, thighs, buttocks, and/or hips.
  • Arm Lift (Brachioplasty): Removes excess skin and fat from the upper arms.
  • Thigh Lift: Removes excess skin and fat from the thighs.
  • Buttock Augmentation: Enhances the shape and volume of the buttocks using implants or fat transfer.
  • and more. Contact our expert team to schedule a consultation to see what Body Contouring procedures are right for you.

These procedures can help improve body proportions, enhance contours, and boost self-confidence.

Recovery From Body Contouring

Recovery time varies depending on the specific procedures performed and individual healing rates. Patients may experience swelling, bruising, and discomfort following body contouring surgery. It’s essential to follow post-operative instructions provided by your surgeon carefully, including wearing compression garments, taking prescribed medications, and attending follow-up appointments.

Risks of Body Contouring

Like any surgical procedure, body contouring carries risks, which may include:

  • Infection
  • Bleeding
  • Delayed wound healing
  • Scarring
  • Changes in skin sensation
  • Asymmetry
  • Fluid accumulation (seroma)

Your surgeon will discuss these risks with you during the consultation and provide guidance on how to minimize them.

About Our Doctors

Husam Elias MD DMD FACS and Dr. Pouya Vakilian are highly skilled and experienced surgeons. They are dedicated to providing personalized care and helping patients achieve their aesthetic goals.

Schedule a Body Contouring Consultation

If you’re considering body contouring to enhance your appearance and confidence, we invite you to schedule a consultation with us. Our team will assess your goals, discuss available treatment options, and create a customized plan tailored to your needs.

Contact us at our Sherman Oaks office at (818) 789-6622 or our Pasadena office at (624) 440-0099 to book your appointment today.


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Monday: 8am - 4pm
Tuesday: 8am - 4pm
Wednesday: 8am - 4pm
Thursday: 8am - 4pm
Friday: 8am - 4pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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