Body shaping is a surgical procedure in which excess sagging skin and fat, following a major weight loss, is removed to improve the shape of the body. The surgery aims at offering proportioned appearance with smoother contours.

Dramatic weight loss has a number of benefits, but after a substantial amount of weight loss, may be due to a weight loss surgery or lifestyle changes, the skin and tissues lack the elasticity in order to conform to the reduced body size.

There are numerous body contouring procedures including:

Facelift: sagging of the mid-face, jowls, and neck
Tummy Tuck: apron of excess skin hanging over your abdomen
Breast lift: sagging, flattened breasts
Medial thigh list: sagging of the inner thigh
Arm Lift: sagging of the upper arms
Lower body lifts: sagging of the buttocks, abdomen, inner and outer thighs

Our expert plastic and cosmetic surgeons at Vimhans PrimaMed Institute of Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery specialize in body shaping procedures and perform a number of successful surgeries each year.

Ideal Candidate

Generally good body contouring candidates include:
Individuals whose body weight has stabilized
People with good health and no such medical condition that impair healing or increase risk of surgery
Adults with a positive outlook and realistic goals
People committed to lead a healthy lifestyle with proper nutrition and fitness


The procedures mandatory to achieve your purposes will be defined along with a plan for the timing of these procedures. Commonly maximum body shaping procedures are performed under the impact of general anesthesia. Maximum of these procedures require large incisions for the removal of skin. Sometimes, these incisions may be extensive.

Incision pattern and length depend more on the amount and location of excess skin to be removed, personal preference and surgeon’s surgical judgment. Latest techniques commonly allow incision to be placed in strategic locations where they can be concealed by the clothes.