When it comes to surgery, you don't think of it as a choice. It's something that has to happen due to an emergency or to correct a medical problem. However, plastic surgery can open the door to elective procedures. It's intended to help you to enhance your body in some way or to change a feature that you are not happy about on your body. You need to understand that you will still be undergoing a surgical procedure when you opt for cosmetic enhancement as you permanently alter some part of your body. You need to be sure that it is what you want before moving forward with a surgical procedure that will change your life. As you consider a visit to a plastic surgeon like Dr. Palmer, think about some of the reasons you may want to surgically change your body.You Want to Sculpt and Trim Your FigureOne of the most common reasons people choose to visit a plastic surgeon is to sculpt or trim their body down to size. While it’s not a magical weight loss fix, plastic surgery can help you address those trouble spots where stubborn fat is hanging on after you have lost weight or had a baby.It can also take care of excess skin that needs to be eliminated. Consider plastic surgery when you have unwanted fat clinging to your midsection, your buttocks, or your thighs. Liposuction is a common approach for eliminating resistant fat. A tummy tuck can flatten your stomach and eliminate fat. A variety of body contouring procedures can help you if you have lost an extreme amount of weight and need to deal with the loose skin and remnants of fat that are left behind. Dr. Palmer can take what you already have and help you to tweak your body to get your ideal figure.You Want to Enhance Certain AreasIf you are looking for a bigger bust, our plastic surgeon can help you do it. Breast augmentation will work to pump up the size of your breasts. When you feel like your body needs to be fuller or curvier, our plastic surgeon can help you get the results you want to see.You're Looking to Turn Back the Hands on the Clock of TimeEveryone gets older. You can't stop time from marching on. That doesn't mean you have to accept those visible signs of aging. With plastic surgery procedures like the P.A.L.M.E.R. lift, Dr. Palmer can help you remedy the problem at Palmer Cosmetic Surgery, located in Fort Lauderdale. You can look more youthful again and improve your self-image. Talk to us about any concerns you have about your body image and discuss your options. Contact us today to set up your initial consultation. We'll work together to achieve your goals.