Body Contouring Surgery: Does it Work?

Exercise and a little work on your diet are still probably one of the best ways to slim down or tone your body. However, there is another option that gained popularity over the years. Want to know what it is? It’s body contouring surgery in Oklahoma City. While we are pretty sure that you have heard about it, we also understand that many don’t know exactly what it is and does it work? This post will answer these basic questions and at the same time, tell you everything that you should know about body contouring.

What is body contouring?

Body contouring is a surgical option that people choose to tighten or tweak their buttocks, arms, thighs, or tummy. In simpler terms, body contouring is an option to improve the shape of a body. However, for best results, a person needs careful timing and planning, much like exercise and maintaining a diet. Careful planning is important to achieve a realistic as well as the desired outlook. With body contouring, you can tighten your skin, remove excess skin, or fat and re-contour your body. Ideally, people go for body contouring for these two basic reasons – to get rid of excess skin after a massive weight loss program for symptoms like rashes or to re-shape specific areas of the body to achieve the desired body shape.

How effective is it?

Now that the options for body contouring are discussed almost everywhere, right from beauty magazines to music channels, you should be careful. Remember, body contouring doesn’t work like magic wands; a good amount of planning, expertise, and thought process goes into it. Therefore, even if you think it as a magic wand, it’s the magician behind that wand who does all the magic. There were reported incidents where body contouring was done by practitioners who didn’t know much about their own formulation, the details, and the required skill sets.

Fast facts

Here are a few pointers that you should always keep in mind to get body contouring right and get the desired results.


Remember, Precision body contouring procedures are non-invasive to minimally invasive and nonsurgical procedures. It’s a common myth that body contouring demands a person to maintain a certain lifestyle for a very long time. The fact is that you can go back to your daily activities almost immediately after it is done.

Side effects and risks

In the year 2016, the total number of 169,695 body contouring procedures were performed and only short-term and mild side effects were reported by the patients. The side effects included pain, swelling, and redness. (Source: American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery) These are a few side effects that most patients complain about.


To answer the basic question: Does body contouring works? The answer is yes it does! However, as mentioned in the article, you have to be mindful of many factors and choosing the doctor is the first and foremost factor.

You can have the desired shape with body contouring only when it is done right. Therefore, you need to carefully plan it and make sure that you follow the instructions even after the procedure.

Contact US:

Sawan Surgical Aesthetics
Address:209 Lilac Dr #200, Oklahoma City, OK
Phone: (405) 285-7660