About Abdominal Etching
Diet and exercise are not always enough to achieve the body shape and aesthetic that you want. When you have constantly worked to be fit and in shape, but just can’t seem to reach that “6-pack” look, the Nikko Cosmetic Surgery Center in Houston, TX, can help. With abdominal etching, Cosmetic Surgeon, Dr. Anthony Nikko, can bring great improvement to the overall look of your abdominals. This procedure will remove stubborn fat pockets and tighten loose skin for a sculpted and chiseled profile. Less intrusive than other surgery options, abdominal etching uses liposuction to emphasize the "washboard ab" look. Dr. Nikko and his staff can help you reach your desired goals and gain a higher sense of confidence in your appearance.
"I've been coming to Dr. Nikko for over 3 years for Botox and I can say that Crystal does a fantastic job! A very natural look! I've been to other places and they don't get what I want! If you don't want to look frozen, but instead look natural, Dr. Nikko's office is the place! I recommend to all!"- Z.A. / Yelp / Aug 10, 2017
"Let me start by saying I don't post reviews often but I knew I wanted to post the review of my experience with Dr. Nikko and his staff as soon as possible now that I have gone through the entire process of body contouring and all the follow ups and seen the final results. I know when I was doing my research on doctors I relied a lot on reviews and wanted to give my honest opinion and review of my experience. My experience was truly fabulous all around from the initial consultation to my follow up phone calls to the procedure itself and the post op consultations. Stephanie was my go-to contact and she was just so sweet and informative and I knew I was in good hands from the beginning. Mark took great care of me and ensured my comfort during and immediately after the procedure. Dr. Nikko truly has an eye for perfection and I couldn't be happier with my results. I feel that there are so many options in Houston for these procedures and even though I did my due diligence in research, when it comes to body contouring its also an art in my opinion and the doctor has to have a good eye for shape and symmetry. I have curves in all the right places that I never dreamed I could have and Dr. Nikko made it possible. He could see the future and the potential for my shape far beyond what I could have hoped for. I would highly recommend Dr. Nikko for any body contouring procedures you might be thinking about...life's too short...get the body you want and live your best life :) !!! I AM!!!"- K.C. / Yelp / Mar 21, 2019
"My experiences with every visit at Dr. Nikko’s are always so pleasant. The staff are very inviting and extremely enthusiastic. My go-to is Crystal for my Botox injections. She has been attentive to my needs and preferences since day one. After having a bad first Botox experience at another location, I was extremely hesitant to try it again. Crystal made me feel so comfortable but most importantly, listened!! I definitely recommend Dr. Nikko and his team."- M.C. / Google / Mar 21, 2019
"I always enjoy my visits to Dr. Nikko’s. The entire staff is always warm and welcoming. It’s always a pleasure to go there."- R.M. / Google / Mar 14, 2019
"Excellent staff. Kind and friendly every time."- S.O. / Google / Mar 01, 2019
After a consultation with Dr. Nikko to determine if you are a candidate for ab etching, the procedure will take place under general anesthesia at an accredited surgical facility. With a tumescent liposuction technique, the fat tissue beneath the skin will be reshaped according to pre-marked patterns over the patient’s flexed abs, ensuring natural looking results. The procedure is done through small incisions, as fat is removed in some areas and repositioned in others. Typically, the surgery takes about 45 - 60 minutes.
While the surgery leaves patients with some bruising and swelling, these effects should dissipate in a few weeks with the help of a compression belt. After 1 week, patients can return to work but strenuous exercise should be avoided for about 3 weeks. After about 6 months, patients should be able to see optimum results. However, a healthy diet and exercise schedule are encouraged to maintain sculpted results.
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Abdominal etching is a great option for patients with a healthy lifestyle who can’t quite reach that "washboard ab" look they desire. Ab etching provides that fit, sculpted look that is difficult to attain, even with a regular diet and exercise regiment. Call our office in Houston, TX today to find out more and set up a consultation.