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Maybe full-on liposuction isn’t for you, but you still are in the market for some body contouring. What can you do? The answer is BodyTite body contouring in Houston. You can tighten skin and achieve notable contouring through a minimally-invasive process. With a faster recovery period and stunning results, it is easy to see why more and more patients are turning to BodyTite.
At Linville Plastic Surgery, we are committed to finding the right procedure for every patient’s needs and goals. BodyTite provides an accessible way to achieve body contouring for a wide range of patients. Call us today to learn more about BodyTite in Houston and get started.
What Is BodyTite?
BodyTite uses radiofrequency-assisted liposuction (RFAL) for effective fat removal and cellulite reduction with noticeable skin tightening effects. In practice, this means you can achieve stunning contouring results with less strain than traditional liposuction. But you get the added benefit of skin tightening! In fact, a typical BodyTite procedure can provide 40% more skin tightening than traditional liposuction treatment.
A young, healthy person with good quality skin may experience excellent skin contraction after the procedure. That means tighter, firmer skin that both looks and feels years younger. All in a single treatment in under one hour.
Can Bodytite be Combine with Other Procedures?
This body contouring procedure is often combined with liposuction. BodyTite can provide excellent results on its own. But many patients enjoy the combination as it is typically well tolerated. And it is ideal for combining with liposuction as the heat produced is capable of melting fatty tissue. This in turn allows for easier fat and cellulite removal during the procedure. Unlike procedures that require skin excision, BodyTite offers qualified candidates the advantage of body contouring and skin tightening using a minimally-invasive method and little downtime.
Likewise, additional non-surgical treatments can help preserve your results after BodyTite. Treatments designed to promote skin tightening such as microneedling and laser skin resurfacing can provide additional benefits.
Benefits Of BodyTite Treatment:
- Significant skin tightening (up to 40% skin contraction observed in clinical studies)
- Uniform treatment
- Consistent results
- Less bruising, swelling and pain
- Shorter downtime
- Improved safety
- Cellulite Reduction
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Who Can Benefit From A BodyTite Procedure?
If you want to improve your body contours, then this could be the ideal procedure for you. It matches especially well with patients who have discreet pockets of fat resistant to exercise and diet. Frankly, diet and exercise simply are not enough in many situations. Stubborn fat seems to stick around no matter what. That’s where BodyTite can work its magic, letting you say goodbye to those pockets of fat.
BodyTite is also ideal for patients with sagging skin. As we covered, its skin-tightening capacity is excellent. Weight changes, aging, pregnancy, and heredity all contribute to sagging skin. BodyTite is a perfect solution to achieve a desirable, more youthful appearance. It is especially beneficial for patients who do not want to commit to full surgery.
- “Bat wings”
- Love handles
- Abdominal fat
- Fatty knees and thighs
- Breasts can be lifted and tightened
- Bra line fat
- Male breast area
What To Expect from BodyTite
BodyTite can be performed under local anesthesia or light sedation. By avoiding stronger sedation, you put less strain on your body. Likewise, it also reduces any recovery period by allowing faster healing. While each procedure can vary, most patients can expect the treatment to take well under an hour. Sometimes BodyTite can be done in only half an hour. It depends on your treatment areas and if you are combining it with other procedures.
The downtime is approximately 2-3 days for the initial recovery. In some cases, you may need to wear a compression garment for about 2 weeks to promote ideal healing. Most patients achieve full recovery in a couple days. Likewise, any subtle scars will eventually fade over time and should be minimally visible. Usually, one treatment is sufficient for patients to get the results they want. While your results can last for years, it will also be important to adopt healthy habits. A good skincare routine can also help slow signs of aging.
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BodyTite for Men
BodyTite for men is a unique approach to the same minimally invasive procedure that combines the power of radio frequency and liposuction to achieve stunning body contouring results. When working with patients who want to achieve a more masculine body structure, Dr. Linville adapts his treatment technique to improve the shape and tone of common problem areas for men, such as the chest, abdomen, flanks, and more.
Male BodyTite treatments use the same system, but the approach takes into account considerations such as the male body’s skin thickness, natural shape and structure, and positions of fat deposits. By adapting the procedure according to these factors, Dr. Linville can use BodyTite to help men achieve non-surgical body contouring and skin tightening results that enhance their natural masculine features.
Fat can often settle differently in men than in women, and BodyTite treatments for men take this into consideration. By reducing certain pockets of fat and tightening specific areas of skin, we can restore and enhance a more masculine shape for our male patients. Our focus is on delivering a more sculpted, chiseled look for a dramatic enhancement in appearance.
Are you ready to take the next step?
Dr. Linville is a double-board certified cosmetic surgeon servicing the greater Houston area. Dr. Linville and his team aim to provide you with excellence through a variety of cosmetic and non-surgical procedures to enhance your appearance. Please call our office today at (713) 300 2567 to schedule your BodyTite appointment.