Skin Tightening in Southern California
Unfortunately, a person’s body transformation journey does not always end once the excess weight has been lost. Sagging areas of excess skin can often be left behind throughout the body and leave you still feeling embarrassed or uncomfortable with your appearance. A post-bariatric body lift with Southern California cosmetic surgeons Dr. Haiavy and Dr. Tower can help to firm and tighten the skin for a slimmer, sexier contouring of your body.
Is a Body Lift Right for You?
If you are struggling with excess skin after having lost a large amount of weight, you may be a good candidate for a post-bariatric body lift.
A body lift can help treat areas that are affected by loose skin, including the:
- Abdomen or hips
The goal of the body lift is not to address excess fat. Patients who have lost weight using bariatric procedures such as gastric banding or gastric bypass surgery may choose to undergo a body lift to help add the finishing touch to their new body.
The Body Lift Procedure
When you come in for your consultation with Dr. Haiavy or Dr. Tower, they will listen to your expectations and observe your body to develop a treatment plan unique to your condition. The pattern and length of the incision required for your surgery will be based on the amount of excess skin you need removed as well as its location.
With a full lower body lift, a circumferential incision will be made around your body (sitting at about waist level) to remove a belt of the loose skin. Dr. Haiavy or Dr. Tower can then carefully tighten the underlying tissue and repair the abdominal wall before pulling the skin tight and closing your incisions to achieve a smooth, tighter contour.
Recovery from your procedure will depend on the extent of your surgery. It will take time for bruising and swelling to fade, however you will notice the beautiful changes in the shape of your body almost instantly.
Southern California Body Lift
Ready to get the silhouette you’ve been wanting? Click here for your private consultation at Rancho Cucamonga’s Inland Cosmetic Surgery.
Service areas include: Rancho Cucamonga, Chino Hills, Corona, Riverside, Newport Beach, Victorville, Hesperia, and Upland, California.
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