Body Lift Procedures

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Body Lift Procedures

These include a wide spectrum of procedures used to tighten the lax and sagging skin (due to aging or massive weight loss) in various parts of the body.

They commonly include:-

  • Thigh lift
  • Arm lift (brachioplasty)
  • Butt lift
  • Tummy tuck
  • Breast lift

Procedure

In general , they involve taking an incision in an inconspicuous location (thigh – groin crease, arms – inner aspect, butt – junction of lower back and upper buttock) and excising the excess loose skin and underlying tissue. The remaining skin is then tightened and sutured back.

There are several modifications to the above procedures which you may be advised accordingly.

Possible risks and complications

You may have a detailed discussion about this during your personal consultation. Some of the possible complications include – anaesthesia related complications, hematoma, delayed skin healing, skin necrosis, altered sensation, asymmetry etc.