Body Procedures

Dr. McLaughlin, West Magnolia Plastic Surgery in Fort Worth, Texas offers a wide variety of cosmetic body contouring procedures including Mommy Makeovers, tummy tucks, liposuction, arm lifts, thigh lift, body lifts, fat transfers, and butt augmentation with an on-site state-of-the-art operating suite. Patients enjoy not only extra pampering (comfy slippers, pretty gowns and soft blankets), but also the familiarity of Dr. McLaughlin’s regular staff, all with the added convenience and privacy that go with being able to have your procedure completed on-site.

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mommy makeover - Fort Worth, TX

A Mommy Makeover indicates breast and body rejuvenation after pregnancies. The combination of procedures involved is determined by the patient’s concerns and desires and is decided at consultation. A Mommy Makeover can consist of breast enhancement, body contouring and/or vaginal rejuvenation.

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abdominoplasty - Fort Worth, TX

A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is a procedure to address changes in the abdomen related to pregnancies or massive weight gain and loss.  This procedure allows tightening of the abdominal wall muscles and correction of rectus diastasis, a finding related to distention of the abdominal wall with pregnancy.

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liposuction - Fort worth, TX

Liposuction is the removal of excess pockets of fat on certain areas of the body. The most common areas include:

•  Abdomen • Knees

•  Neck & Jowls • Flanks (muffin top)

•  Upper back •Outer Thighs (saddle bags)

•  Inner thighs


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Brachioplasty (arms)

A brachioplasty is removal of loose skin and fat on the upper arms, generally a result of massive weight loss.

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Lower body lift

A body lift is a procedure that addresses loose skin on both the front and the back of the body. Most patients after bariatric surgery and massive weight loss reach their desired weight but are left with significant loose skin on their abdomen, buttocks and outer thighs. This procedure includes a tummy tuck with incisions extended all the way around the body to redrape the skin of the buttocks and outer thighs.

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fat transfers - Fort worth, TX

A process where a patient’s fat in an area of concern is aspirated…just like liposuction…but the fat is collected in a sterile process that allows it to be reinjected as a filler. The most common areas for fat grafting are the face: lip augmentation, facial fillers, soft depressions around the mouth. Fat can be grafted to the breasts to improve contour after reconstruction or cosmetic procedures or used to touch up areas after liposuction on the body.