The topic of back contouring or back liposuction refers to improving the overall aesthetical look of your lower, middle, and upper back.
The topic of back contouring refers to improving the overall aesthetical look of your lower, middle, and upper back.
To achieve optimum contour, knowledge of the aesthetics of the human back is crucial.
One of the keys to back contouring is the narrowing of the waistline achieved by removing fat in the love handles and flanks. Removal of this fat is challenging with traditional liposuction techniques because this fat is very fibrotic. The fat in the flank region has superficial, middle, and deep fat rather than just superficial and deep fat. The middle and superficial fat of the back are very fibrous and tethered by retaining ligaments that make fat removal difficult with traditional techniques. Fortunately, 90+% of this fat can be removable with VASER high definition liposuction.
Creating an exaggerated back arch characterized by the Tilde curve "~" is critical to achieving an aesthetically desirable lipo result. Please review back curves created in patients presented to appreciate the transformations possible using the "Tilde" curve concept below:
Finally, superior back contouring requires management of upper, middle, and lower back skin redundancy. When present, skin redundancy can cause “back rolls” that may compromise aesthetic results. Fortunately, VASER liposuction alone usually creates enough retraction of the skin to eliminate back rolls. However, if moderate skin redundancy is present, other steps need to be taken; in the case of moderate skin redundancy, Renuvion subdermal coagulation can tighten skin further and eliminate back rolls. In the case of more extensive skin redundancy, an upper body lift and lateral thigh and buttocks tucking procedures should is worthy of consideration.