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Case Study – Vertical Back Lift

  Background: The excision of loose skin and fat through a variety of lifting are common body contouring procedures. While usually done after large amounts of weight loss, many such excisional procedures are done for the abdomen, waistline, chest, arms and thighs. Back lifts are also done and have been described as braline lifts, back Read More…

Postoperative Instructions for Braline Backlifts

  Braline backlifts eliminate back rolls that at or below the braline. The back roll is cut out, including skin and fat, and replaced with a horizontal scar that is designed to lay along or within the braline. This creates a flattening of the back for the trade-off of a scar. The following are the Read More…

Consent for Plastic Surgery: Braline Backlifts

  Every plastic surgery procedure has numerous issues that every patient who is undergoing a procedure should know. These explanations are always on a consent form that you should read in detail before surgery. This consent form, while many perceive as strictly a legal protection for the doctor, is actually more intended to improve the Read More…

The Braline Backlift For Removal Of Back Rolls

  One of the many evolutions in plastic surgery has been the tremendous expansion of excisional body contouring procedures. Spurned on by the prevalence of extreme weight loss patients, particularly those from bariatric surgery in which large segments of loose body skin develops, the need for innovative and expanded uses of body contouring have been Read More…

Back Lift Surgery in the Extreme Weight Loss Patient

  The back is not spared from the extreme weight loss process. While skin may sag worse in the front (abdomen) after a lot of weight loss, sagging in the back occurs as well. It tends to not sag as much as other areas due to three factors: the thickness of back skin (one of Read More…

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