A body lift is an effective way to remove excess skin and underlying fat in the body. Body lifts remove excess skin to correct irregular contours of the abdominal area, buttocks, inner thigh, and upper arms. Many individuals with loose skin and uneven contours can often feel very self-conscious about their appearance.
Only a surgical intervention can create the youthful physique most patients are looking to achieve. Body lifts provide a way to tighten loose skin and enhance your appearance. The body lift procedure is safe, effectively improving the shape and tone of your body.
Body Lift FAQs
Your surgeon will make an incision in a location that will best hide the scar. The excess skin is removed, and drain tubes may be inserted. Your incisions will be closed with absorbable sutures or stitches that will be removed within one to two weeks following your body lift.
Body lift surgery is performed under general anesthesia, and the procedure typically takes around three to four hours to perform.
Swelling and bruising are to be expected following body lift surgery but will dissipate over time. You may be required to wear a compression garment for several weeks following your procedure to minimize swelling and support the healing tissues.
The smoother contour will be apparent almost immediately but it can take several months before you start to see the full results of your body lift.
Your surgeon will provide a list of post-operative instructions for you This list will make the after surgery process as smooth as possible. Generally, most patients resume normal activities and return to work after approximately ten days.
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A body lift can greatly enhance your body image. A smooth, toned silhouette that matches your body image and personal goals is achievable with this cosmetic procedure.
The results of a body lift will be long-lasting, provided that you maintain a stable weight and general fitness. There is no other method of body contouring that can restore body shape, skin appearance, and skin tone as effectively as a body lift. Dr. Klenke is dedicated to partnering with you to achieve your best results. We are here to help you meet your body goals!