Noninvasive body rejuvenation is a nascent area of aesthetic medicine. Dominant past invasive procedures include liposuction, body lifts, and tummy tucks. The success of tissue tightening on the face in the past 5 years has led practitioners and researchers to explore this new frontier of body shaping. The main focus of body shaping is fat, whereas the focus of facial contouring is dermal. Thus, body shaping presents unique technical challenges that have not been encountered before. In addition, cellulite is a different pathophysiologic entity (Fig. 23.1) than either laxity or excess fat and cannot be addressed in the same fashion.
KeywordsBody Shaping Facial Contour Graphic Overlay Dual Wavelength Laser Body Lift
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