A Full Body Lift Can Address Multiple Areas of Excess Skin After Substantial Weight Loss
Full body lift surgery is a comprehensive set of procedures designed for patients with excess skin caused by bariatric surgery or substantial weight loss. In the capable hands of Dr. James B. Lowe, patients can undergo a set of customized procedures to regain a younger, trimmer appearance. In addition to the significant aesthetic benefits of a full body lift, the procedure can also improve health and well-being. Dr. Lowe has extensive knowledge and experience performing full body lift surgery at our Oklahoma City, OK, practice and will ensure your results look completely natural and showcase your weight loss success.
Your Consultation with Dr. Lowe
During your consultation with Dr. Lowe, he will carefully evaluate the areas of excess skin or fat that you would like to address with surgery. After his evaluation, he will discuss his recommendations for the procedures to include in your full body lift to achieve your desired results. In this way, full body lifts are completely customizable based on your individual needs.
In addition to the significant aesthetic benefits of a full body lift, the procedure can also improve health and well-being.
Once the specific procedures you will need are determined, Dr. Lowe can give you an estimated timeline for your treatment. In some cases, he will combine multiple procedures into one longer procedure. Although this means a lengthier surgery, it can sometimes cut down on your recovery time. In other instances, he may recommend breaking your procedures down into multiple sessions to reduce your risk of complications. Based on the specific procedures needed, he will determine the type of sedation you will need. Dr. Lowe will provide you with all the educational materials you need to prepare, which can help expedite your healing.
Procedures You Can Include In Your Full Body Lift
You can include nearly any body lift procedure in your full body lift surgery to achieve your desired results. These procedures can address the upper, middle, and lower sections of the body to eliminate excess skin and fat. Your full body lift may include any combination of the following procedures.
- Brachioplasty, or arm lift
- Breast lift
- Abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck
- Thigh or leg lift
- Buttocks lift
Potential Incision Patterns
The location and pattern of your incisions will primarily depend on the areas of the body you need to address. For a comprehensive lower body lift, Dr. Lowe may use a “bikini pattern” incision. This allows him the ability to tighten the lower abdomen, groin, waist, thighs, and buttocks in a single procedure. Other patients may need a circumferential incision that goes completely around the midsection to eliminate excess skin and fat, and to reposition tissues as needed.
Schedule Your Consultation
The full body lift is a proven procedure for patients with excess skin, fat, and other tissues caused by significant weight loss. Contact our office today to schedule your consultation.