Body lift surgery

Body lift surgery is a procedure that removes unwanted, excess skin usually resulting from extreme weight loss. It can also be performed on those with sagging skin due to the aging process or pregnancy. A full body lift addresses every area of the body that commonly accumulates fat and extra skin. Body lifts can be also divided into three regions-upper, mid, and lower-depending on where the excess fat and skin is most severe.

HOW DOES BODY LIFT SURGERY WORK?

During an initial consultation with Dr Daiza, a double board certified plastiuc surgeon, patients will be able to learn which type of body lift surgery is right for them. A lower body lift addresses the buttocks, hips and thighs, and can include a tummy tuck. An upper body lift addresses the breasts and the arms, and can include the abdomen. Many patients find that after dramatic weight loss, a full body lift is needed.

Body lift surgery can take anywhere from 4-8 hours, and is performed under a general anesthetic. Typically, total body lift surgery is broken into multiple surgeries, often first performed on the abdomen, followed by the legs, arms, and breast areas. Recovery time varies, but a patient is usually able to return to work within 2-4 weeks after surgery.

Body Contouring With Liposuction:
With the growing popularity of plastic surgery, you have probably heard a great deal about liposuction. But what exactly is liposuction and how do you know if it is right for you? Understanding the procedure and what it entails will help you to make better decisions, and of course Dr. Daiza, a double board certified plastic surgeon can discuss with you your options when it comes to liposuction.
 


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