Body Lift After Weight Loss
A body lift in Dallas after significant weight loss is typically performed to eliminate excess sagging skin and fat while enhancing the shape of the underlying supportive tissue. Although dramatic weight loss has positive health benefits, patients may feel self-conscious of their skin, which lacks the elasticity to return to their smaller body shape. A body lift is a highly customizable body procedure option, and each patient experience will vary. Schedule your consultation with Dr. Azouz by calling (972) 702-8888 to evaluate your condition.
Am I a candidate for a Body lift?
Patients with significant weight loss are ideal candidates for a body lift in Dallas. Also, aging and genetics contribute to poor tissue elasticity and make patients have sagging of the abdomen, buttocks, and thighs. Dr. Azouz can correct this condition with a body lift and create an attractive figure.
Body lift benefits
Patients with significant weight loss and other factors such as aging and genetics contribute to poor tissue elasticity, resulting in sagging of the abdomen, buttocks, and thighs.
- Firm and smoother skin
- Removal of excess skin
- Elimination of folds of skin
What to expect during your Body lift in Dallas
Body lift in Dallas may include any of the following procedures: facelift, arm lift, tummy tuck, breast lift, lower body lift, and/or medial thigh lift. The procedure’s extent varies based on your cosmetic concerns and desired changes and what Dr. Azouz deems appropriate. In most cases, superfluous, sagging skin is removed, and underlying tissues that support the fat and skin are tightened to improve the body contour. This may also improve cellulite appearance or a dimpled, irregular skin surface for a smoother, supple complexion. For every procedure, please visit each page to learn what to expect during your body lift procedure.
Anesthesia for Body lift
A body lift is often performed on an outpatient basis under local and sedation anesthesia.
Body lift recovery
In any case of surgery, it is necessary to follow Dr. Azouz’s specific aftercare instructions to ensure optimal healing, minimizing any risks or complications. There will be follow-up appointments scheduled to aid your recovery process and make sure you are satisfied with your results.
Body lift cost
The cost of a body lift procedure depends on the patient’s aesthetic goals. Dr. Azouz will discuss the goals of your body lift procedure and will complete a physical examination to determine the cost of your body lift surgery.
Schedule your consultation with Dr. Azouz
If you have recently undergone major weight loss, either from surgery or traditional diet and exercise, our body lift procedure can be the final touch in your weight loss journey. Restore your younger, slimmer body figure and improve your contours with just one surgical procedure. Contact Azouz Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery online today to schedule your consultation or by calling (972) 702-8888.
Frequently Asked Questions
A full-body lift is performed for patients who have had massive weight loss and/or are post-bariatric surgery. A full-body lift typically refers removal of excess skin from the arms, abdomen, back, thighs, and breasts. Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. David Azouz recommends performing these skin removal surgeries in stages.
A 360 body lift typically refers to the removal of skin from the abdomen and back by a plastic surgeon after massive weight loss or bariatric surgery.
The recovery from a body lift is dependent on the patient and their unique anatomy and healthy history. Most patients who undergo a body lift take 6-8 weeks to return to physical activity.
Loose skin surgery does leave scars but through advanced plastic surgery techniques, these scars are hidden in natural skin creases and in areas that can be hidden in underwear and with clothing.
Patients who undergo massive weight loss with bariatric surgery or through other means often have sagging and excess skin. Excess skin can be removed through plastic surgery techniques such as facelift, breast lift (mastopexy), tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), butt lift, arm lift, thigh lift and with the use of liposuction.
A lower body lift does typically include pulling up on the skin of the thighs to provide a better contour. The improvement of the thighs is moderate and a full thigh lift can further remove the excess skin.