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Patients in Lafayette, LA, who have lost a significant amount of weight or have areas of their bodies that do not respond to diet and exercise are ideal candidates for body contouring procedures performed by Darrell L. Henderson, MD

What is Body Contouring?

Body contouring restores your body to a more toned, youthful, and rejuvenated appearance. These changes also improve your body image and self-confidence.  Knowing which procedure is right for you can be confusing, so we invite you to schedule a personal consultation with one of our plastic surgeons. Your plastic surgeon may recommend one or more body contouring procedures. If you elect to have multiple procedures, your surgeon may perform the procedures during one or more surgical appointments.

Body Contouring Procedures

  • Liposuction
  • Lower Body Lift
  • Arm Lift
  • Thigh Lift
  • Tummy Tuck
  • Weight Loss Surgery
  • Labiaplasty

Body Contouring Benefits

  • Reshape his or her body
  • Achieve a sleeker, more youthful silhouette
  • Increased self-esteem

Body Contouring Procedure

Almost everyone can benefit from the results body contouring has to offer! During your initial consult, our experts will listen to you and evaluate your aesthetic goals, and then recommend the most suitable body contouring procedure for you. Your plastic surgeon also gives you the complete details of your body contouring surgery and welcomes your questions.

Preparing for Body Contouring

You see the results of your body contouring immediately after your surgery. While the procedures permanently remove excess skin and fat, you should maintain a proper exercise and diet regimen to extend the results.

Body Contouring Recovery

Body contouring procedures do not require overnight stays in the hospital, so we recommend that you bring someone who can help get you home after your surgery. Your recovery from body contouring depends on the type and number of procedures. However, more complex procedures such as tummy tucks, require you to limit your normal activities for longer amounts of time. Other procedures, such as liposuction, require shorter recovery times. You may be required to wear a compression garment, and prescription medications will help with any swelling, tenderness, and bruising.*

*Take note individual results may vary

What Does Body Contouring Cost?

We accept most insurance plans and we offer financing options through CareCredit®. The total cost depends on the procedure. After your consultation appointment, we give you a total cost that includes anesthesia, pre- and post-operative care, and other associated costs.  To learn more, call our office today.

What to Expect During your Consultation

We believe exceptional patient care is a right, not a privilege. Several areas will be covered during your consultation, including:

  • Your medical history
  • Discussion of your concerns and goals
  • Explanation of procedure and expected results
  • Customized treatment plan(s)
  • Applicable fees and financing information

Darrell L. Henderson, MD offers cosmetic treatments using the latest medical advances to patients in entire Acadiana region, including New Iberia, Abbeville, Lake Charles, Alexandria, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Shreveport, and Monroe. For your private consultation, contact our office today.


Darrell Henderson, MD
401 North College Road, Suite 3
Lafayette, LA 70506
Phone: 337-385-5836
Fax: 337-233-5054

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