Abdominal Etching In Atlanta


Abdominal Etching

A toned 6-pack is a cornerstone of aesthetics for a midsection. It turns heads, looks sexy, and keeps your body feeling toned and strong. Not to mention, it takes beach days to the next level when it comes to individual confidence. It’s not always easy to achieve the coveted 6-pack. For some, relentless exercise and diet still don’t do the trick. At Dr. Lissa Plastic Surgery in Atlanta, GA, we are proud to offer a solution to achieving the abs of your dreams. We do this with a popular process called Abdominal Etching, a cosmetic procedure that is designed to enhance the appearance of your abdominal muscles. It is also known as “six-pack liposculpture” or “laser sculpting,” as it involves the removal of excess fat from specific areas of the abdomen to reveal underlying muscle definition. If you have a stubborn layer of fat that you’re struggling to get rid of, Abdominal Etching may benefit you, helping to open a door to possibilities you thought were unattainable.


What is Abdominal Etching?

Abdominal Etching in Atlanta uses liposuction techniques to remove small pockets of fat from the abdominal area. We may also use a laser to help contour and define the underlying muscle tissues. The goal is to create more defined, and prominent abdominal muscles, especially the rectus abdominis muscle, which is commonly known as the “6-pack”.The procedure is usually performed on an outpatient basis and may require several weeks of recovery time.

It’s important to note that Abdominal Etching is not a weight loss procedure. While sculpted, 6-pack abs are possible, patients who already have muscle tone will see the greatest benefit from this form of strategic fat removal.


What are the Benefits of Abdominal Etching?

We find our patients experience a number of amazing benefits when it comes to Abdominal Etching. The primary benefit of this procedure is to help create a more defined and toned appearance in the abdominal area; this enhances the overall appearance of the body and improves self-confidence. Other life-changing benefits of Abdominal Etching may include:

  • Improved muscle definition
  • Enhanced body contouring
  • Permanent results
  • Minimal scarring
  • Quick recovery

Who are the Best Candidates for Abdominal Etching?

Abdominal etching in Atlanta is typically performed on patients who are already in good shape and have a low body fat percentage but are unable to achieve the desired level of abdominal muscle definition. We find that the best candidates fall in line with factors below:

  • Over 18 years of age
  • Have small pockets of stubborn fat in the abdominal area
  • In good health without any serious medical issues
  • A nonsmoker
  • Within 30% of your ideal weight and have healthy muscle and good skin tone

Whats the First Step?

The first step to Abdominal Etching in Atlanta is to contact Dr. Lissa Plastic Surgery and schedule a consultation. During this initial appointment, you’ll have the opportunity to express your goals and expectations. Dr. Lissa will examine your medical history and assess your abdominal area to ensure that you are a suitable candidate for the procedure. Effective communication is vital during the consultation, and you’re encouraged to ask any questions or share any concerns you may have. Once you and Dr. Lissa have established a surgical plan that meets your needs, our Patient Coordinator will work with you to schedule a convenient surgery date and provide pre-operative instructions to help you prepare for the procedure.

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What to Expect on the Day of Abdominal Etching

On the day of your appointment at Dr. Lissa Plastic Surgery, you’ll be welcomed with confidence and reassurance that you’re taking a positive step toward enhancing your life. The procedure begins with Dr. Lissa carefully marking the abdominal area to identify the areas where excess fat needs to be removed and to define the “six-pack” muscle groups. Once the treatment site is numbed with local anesthesia, a small incision will be made to allow for the insertion of a small cannula. Smartlipo technology is used to deliver laser energy to liquefy the fat in the marked areas, making it easier to remove through suctioning. This process allows for precise control of the degree of etching on the stomach, resulting in enhanced muscle definition. Dr. Lissa uses her expertise to contour the abdominal area to create a more toned and defined appearance. Once the contouring is complete, we will supply post-operative instructions, it is crucial for a speedy recovery and optimal healing after abdominal etching.

Abdominal Etching Recovery

Your recovery is our own, and we aim to be the bridge to the best results. After the procedure, you’ll be provided with a compression garment that should be worn as often as possible to help the incisions heal and to encourage the skin to retract and conform to your new body contour. Within a few days, most patients are able to resume their daily activities, and after 6-8 weeks, they can return to workouts or more strenuous activities.

How Much Does Abdominal Etching Cost in Atlanta?

The cost of Abdominal Etching can vary for each patient and is determined on a case-by-case basis. To learn more about the specific costs associated with your treatment, it’s best to schedule a consultation. After Dr. Lissa has developed a personalized procedure plan tailored to your needs and goals, our Patient Coordinator will provide you with a detailed breakdown of the costs associated with your treatment.

For your convenience, we do offer financing options such as Carecredit, Alpheon, or United Medical. We also accept credit cards, and cash for our services.


Why Choose Us?

At Dr. Lissa Plastic Surgery patients receive personalized procedures and individualized attention from one of the most talented and experienced plastic surgeons in not just Peach State, but the entire United States. Dr. Lissa Bootstaylor is a highly knowledgeable and experienced plastic surgeon who leads a team of medical professionals and caring staff at her Atlanta location. With a wide range of plastic surgery procedures, including tummy tucks, mommy makeovers, twilight liposuction, and breast augmentation, as well as dermal fillers, skin rejuvenation, and various nonsurgical treatments, Dr. Bootstaylor and her team strive to help both men and women achieve their aesthetic goals. With over 30,000 cosmetic procedures performed, many of them on local Atlanta celebrities, Dr. Lissa has pioneered and perfected the use of twilight liposuction for body contouring in both men and women.


Schedule a Consultation

With the help of our expert team at Dr. Lissa Plastic Surgery; you can achieve the Abs you’ve been dreaming of! Reach out to us at 404-240-2804 to schedule your consultation. You can also use our website to request an appointment, and a member of our team will be in touch with you shortly.


Abdominal Etching FAQ’s

  • “Dr. Bootstaylor performed my plastic surgery several years ago in multiple areas. My results were amazing! She is a perfectionist.”
  • I don’t think there are words to describe the experience with Dr. Lissa and staff. The love and kindness is profound. They make you feel heard, but most of all, they make everyone feel beautiful. They treat you like family, not just another patient off of the street. Love, love love, Dr. Lissa Bootstaylor and the ladies of the office!
  • The entire staff was friendly and professional. They took the time to go over the entire procedure with me. As for Dr Lissa, she was very personable and she listened to me. And answered all my questions and concerns.

Patient Resources

We’re here to help, with a number of patient resources designed to make your experience as comfortable as possible. Read through the materials below, and don’t hesitate to reach out and set up your consultation to learn more about what we can do for you.

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