VECTRA® XT & Computer Imaging
For those considering plastic surgery, it can be exciting to get swept up in the possibilities. What will your results look like? How will they change your life? At Max Gouverne Cosmetic Surgery in Corpus Christi, our sophisticated devices and software can help you see your likely results before committing to surgery, enabling you and Dr. Gouverne to work toward a common goal and a beautiful outcome.
Would you like to preview your results before you have surgery? Request a consultation using our handy online form, or call our office directly at (361) 993-2222.
The VECTRA XT Imaging System is the most powerful and technologically advanced computer imaging software available to plastic surgery patients in Corpus Christi and throughout the world. Dr. Gouverne is proud to use the VECTRA XT Imaging System during patient consultations as a tool to communicate and coordinate a shared expectation for both surgical and non-surgical procedures.
The VECTRA XT Imaging System utilizes 6 cameras to take photos of a patient simultaneously. These photos are turned into a realistic 3-D image of the patient using the VECTRA XT software. Dr. Gouverne uses the VECTRA images to show each potential outcome to help patients decide whether a procedure is right for them.
Computer imaging has been around for more than a decade and has been a staple in our practice for several years. We believe that computer imaging is one of the most important components of our in-office consultation, as it allows you the opportunity to be involved in your surgical decision and expected outcome. Simply put, computer imaging is about communication between you and Dr. Gouverne.
During your consultation, one of our staff members will take digital pictures of the area or areas you want to treat and input the photo into our imaging system. Once the image is in the computer, you and Dr. Gouverne will look at the photo head-on as others will see you, as well as a profile view. We'll then alter the image electronically so you can visualize your postoperative results, whether it's a brow lift, a nose surgery, wrinkles being softened, or thighs and buttocks being contoured.
The benefits of computer imaging are many. First, our patients routinely indicate that this exercise dramatically reduces their overall anxiety levels and helps them put unrealistic expectations aside. At the same time, Dr. Gouverne is better able to assess your expectations and determine whether you are psychologically a good candidate for surgery, in addition to communicating what he can do well and what isn't possible.
Please keep in mind, computer imaging does not make someone a better surgeon — nor does it guarantee surgical success. However, we strongly believe the addition of computer imaging as a component of your in-office consultation enhances your cosmetic surgery experience with us.