The world of plastic surgery is continuously evolving, with innovative technology offering patients a more personalized and accurate understanding of potential surgical outcomes. One such breakthrough is the Vectra XT 3D imaging system, which has transformed the consultation process in plastic surgery offices. Let’s explore how this cutting-edge technology is used to enhance consultations for cosmetic breast surgery, body contour surgery, facial cosmetic surgery, and breast reconstruction surgery.
The Power of Vectra XT 3D Imaging in Plastic Surgery Consultations
This sophisticated device uses six cameras to capture photographs of a patient’s chest, abdomen, or face. The software combines these six images to create one detailed three-dimensional image. Patients can view this 3D image from various angles, providing a comprehensive visualization of their body that mirrors can’t achieve.
Using 3D Imaging for Breast Augmentation and Breast Lift Consultations
The Vectra Breast Sculptor software is powerful for women considering breast augmentation or breast lifts. The software contains information on nearly every breast implant from major manufacturers like Mentor, Allergan, and Sientra. By incorporating the 3D image of a patient’s chest, the software can demonstrate what they might look like with specific implants. This personalized approach offers patients a more accurate idea of their potential appearance than traditional methods, such as placing implants inside a bra or using rice-filled baggies.
Transforming the Consultation Process
The Vectra XT 3D imaging system has revolutionized the consultation process in Dr. Kunkel’s practice. Although the technology doesn’t show patients exactly what a person will look like after surgery, it offers a more complete and interactive experience during consultations. Patients and Dr. Kunkel can view and modify the 3D images together, allowing for a finely tailored approach to choosing the most suitable implants. In this way, Dr. Kunkel doesn’t make decisions for his patients; he makes decisions with them.
Vectra XT 3D Imaging Beyond Breast Surgery
While Vectra XT 3D imaging is used most commonly for breast surgery consultations, the technology is also applicable to other plastic surgery procedures such as body contour surgery (abdominoplasty, body lift, liposuction), facial cosmetic surgery, and breast reconstruction surgery. The ability to create accurate 3D images of a patient’s body and simulate potential outcomes can empower patients and surgeons to make well-informed decisions together.
Schedule A Consultation
Dr. Kunkel was the first to utilize the Vectra XT 3D imaging system in Tarrant County. Let us know if you are considering breast augmentation, tummy tuck, or facelift surgery in Fort Worth. You can reach us by calling 817-335-5200.