Seattle Plastic Surgeon blogs about the influence of body type on body contouring procedures.
It is super important for your plastic surgeon to be aware of body type when he or she undertakes a body contouring consultation. A lovely hourglass waistline is on every patient’s wish list but sometimes it is not possible to achieve with body contouring.
Patients who are short waisted have a rib cage that almost abuts their pelvis. There is very little vertical room for a waistline. Those with long waists have a lot of vertical room between the rib cage and the pelvis and are move likely to get that lovely hourglass figure with body contouring.
But take heart, you short waisted women out there (I am one of your tribe). We usually have nice long legs where as our hourglass sisters usually have shorter legs.
The lesson here is, of course, to make the most of what you are blessed with. And choose a plastic surgeon who will give you a realistic idea of what sort of results you can expect.
Thanks for reading. Dr. Lisa Lynn Sowder