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Circumferential Body Lift – Safety and Effectiveness Evaluation

  The large amount of obesity isn America has created the need for bariatric surgery over the past two decades. With large amounts of weight loss has come the resultant excess skin issues which poses their own set of medical and personal hygiene and self-image issues. A number of bariatric plastic surgery procedures have been Read More…

The Body Lift or Extended Tummy Tuck

  A tummy tuck is a well recognized body contouring operation because it has been around for many years. It is generally perceived as a hip to hip excisional and tightening abdominal operation as it only affects the front side of the torso. The term ‘body lift’ however is less well defined in the eye Read More…

Case Study: Body Lift Surgery in the Extreme Weight Loss Patient

Background: Extreme weight loss has a lot of positive medical benefits for the obese patient, from cardiovascular health to an overall lifestyle improvement. The one negative effect from a generalized ‘body deflation’ from the weight loss is the discovery of loose and hanging skin that is seemingly everywhere. While it can occur anywhere from the Read More…

The Top Ten Instructions After Your Body Lift Surgery

Body lifts are almost exclusively done in the bariatric surgery patient who has undergone massive weight loss. (> 100 lbs) A body lift is a combined frontal tummy tuck and a posterior buttock lift with a resultant 360 degree (circumferential) scar. While good care after a body lift is not hard, the need for management Read More…

Circumferential Body Lift in the Bariatric Surgery Patient

  With the tremendous increase in the number of bariatric surgeries performed in the past five years, to no surprise there has been a near equal increase in the number of post-bariatric body contouring procedures performed to deal with the resultant excessive hanging skin. These bariatric plastic surgery procedures include arm lifts, breast lifts, abdominoplasties, Read More…

Upper vs Lower Lifts For Buttock Reshaping

Buttock Reshaping by Lifting Techniques The shape of the buttocks can be altered by liposuction, implants, fat injections, and lifts. Buttock lifts are reserved for those cases in which the buttocks sag, with skin overhanging the lower buttock crease. This condition is most common today after significant weight loss after bariatric surgery. In the past, buttock Read More…

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