Body Lift

A body lift is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of excess skin and fat from the abdomen, thighs, and buttocks.
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Body Lift In Abu Dhabi

Struggling with stubborn excess skin and fat on your lower body despite efforts with diet and exercise? Consider a body lift, also known as a belt lipectomy, as a potential solution. This surgical procedure involves the removal of loose, sagging skin from areas such as the abdomen, hips, buttocks, and thighs, resulting in a smoother and more toned appearance. Our team of board-certified plastic surgeons possesses the expertise and experience to help you achieve your desired results.

A body lift can effectively tighten and tone both the skin and underlying tissue, yielding a more contoured aesthetic. Typically recommended for individuals who have experienced significant weight loss, either through diet and exercise or bariatric surgery, and are left with excess skin, this surgery is performed under general anesthesia.

Recovery from a body lift may involve several weeks for swelling and bruising to subside, and it’s crucial to adhere to your surgeon’s post-operative instructions for a seamless recovery process. If you’re ready to explore body lift plastic surgery further, we invite you to schedule a consultation with one of our surgeons.

Rediscover Your Contours: Body Lift Surgery

A body lift is a surgical procedure designed to address sagging skin and excess fat in multiple areas of the body, typically including the abdomen, thighs, and buttocks. This comprehensive approach results in a more sculpted and toned appearance, making it an ideal solution for individuals who have experienced significant weight loss, aging, or other factors that have led to skin laxity.


Body Lift vs. Other Procedures

While a body lift targets multiple areas simultaneously, it can be complemented by other procedures for enhanced results:

  • Liposuction: To further refine contours by removing excess fat deposits.

  • Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty): For focused improvement of the abdominal area by tightening muscles and removing excess skin.

Aftercare & Recovery

  • Rest and Recovery:
    Allow yourself ample time to rest immediately after the body lift surgery. Elevate your legs when seated or lying down to minimize swelling.
  • Pain Management:
    Take prescribed pain medications as directed by our medical team to manage any discomfort. Over-the-counter medications may also be recommended for milder pain.
  • Wound Care:
    Follow specific wound care instructions provided by our surgeons. Keep the incision sites clean and dry to prevent infection.
    Managing Discomfort
  • Swelling and Bruising:
    Swelling and bruising are normal after a body lift. Applying cold compresses and keeping the head elevated can help reduce these effects.
  • Compression Garments:
    Wear compression garments as advised by our medical team. These garments provide support, reduce swelling, and aid in the contouring process.
  • Follow Up Appointments:
    Attend all scheduled follow up appointments with our surgeons. These appointments are essential for monitoring your progress, addressing any concerns, and ensuring a smooth recovery.
  • Gradual Resumption of Activities:
    As your healing progresses, gradually reintroduce light activities into your routine. Avoid strenuous exercises until cleared by our medical team.

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 Ideal candidates are individuals who have experienced significant weight loss, leading to excess skin and tissue laxity.

While liposuction and tummy tuck procedures focus on specific areas, a body lift is a more comprehensive surgery addressing multiple areas simultaneously. It is often performed in conjunction with liposuction or a tummy tuck to achieve optimal results.

Recovery times vary, but most patients can expect to return to light activities within a week or two. Strenuous activities should be avoided for a more extended period, and full recovery may take several weeks to months. Follow-up appointments and adherence to post-operative care instructions are crucial.

While scars are an inevitable part of surgery, our skilled surgeons take care to place incisions strategically to minimize visibility. Scars will fade over time, and our team provides guidance on scar care to optimize healing.

The procedure primarily focuses on excess skin and fat removal, and while it may improve the appearance of certain stretch marks, it is not designed to treat cellulite. Our surgeons can discuss additional procedures or treatments to address specific concerns during the consultation.