Body Lift in Los Angeles, CA
Rejuvenate with a replenishing body lift for patients who have lost massive amounts of weight, performed at Beverly Hills Breast and Body Institute by board-certified plastic surgeon Jaime S. Schwartz, M.D., F.A.C.S. A body lift can empower all Beverly Hills and Los Angeles area residents who want to reclaim their body after undergoing massive weight loss.
What is a Body Lift?
Losing a large amount of weight is an important personal achievement that is the best thing for your health and well-being. Unfortunately, though, after you lose a significant amount of weight, your skin doesn’t necessarily retract with the lost weight, and it can drape loosely from your body along with little bulges of extra fat. Schedule your consultation for a body lift now with plastic surgeon Dr. Jamie Schwartz, who is passionate about his work and also utterly committed to always keeping safety at the top of his mind as he helps you pursue your optimal results.
Benefits of a Body Lift
During your consultation, Dr. Schwartz will thoroughly evaluate your aesthetic and physical issues. A body lift is performed to eliminate the excess fat and skin around your hips, abdomen and buttocks that occur following the loss of a great deal of weight. A body lift is similar to an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), but it goes beyond the abdominal area to include the buttocks and hips. While you may lose some additional weight through your body lift, this procedure is not meant as a weight-loss tool, but rather as a post-weight loss technique ideally suited to sculpting and contouring your body. It is often combined with a brachioplasty to rid the upper arms of sagging skin and/or a thigh lift, to lift the sagging skin on the thighs after a great deal of weight has been lost.
Is a Body Lift Right For Me?
Have you lost a great deal of weight and still have a lot of old skin lingering and draping all over your hips, waist, buttocks and abdomen region? Rejuvenate with a replenishing body lift to eliminate unnecessary flaps of loose skin. Contact us now to set up your consultation with Dr. Schwartz.
Elements of a Body Lift
During your consultation with Dr. Schwartz, he will suggest possible improvements while explaining your options. Many patients remark that Dr. Schwartz is the most knowledgeable and yet compassionate surgeon they have ever encountered. Schedule your consultation today and find out if a life changing body lift with Dr. Schwartz is right for you
What Is a Body Lift Procedure?
A body lift procedure is generally performed under general anesthesia on an outpatient basis, and it may be performed along with other body contouring procedures, such as a brachioplasty or a thigh lift. During the procedure, an incision is made from hip bone to hip bone around your entire body, (i.e., front, sides and back), to allow for the maximum extraction of excess skin and fat. The extra skin is removed with a superficial layer of fat, and the incision is closed to leave a taut skin surface once it has healed. This surgery generally requires about five to six hours to complete, as it also involves tightening the abdominal muscles and repositioning the buttocks.
How Long Is The Recovery After a Body Lift Procedure?
Following a body lift, you will wear a compression garment around the lifted area to help facilitate healing. You may experience some discomfort, so we advise that you plan to take one to two weeks off from work and other normal activities after this procedure. We will provide you with pain medications to take after you return home to alleviate any discomfort. You will need to avoid strenuous activities for at least a month. It takes almost three months for most patients to see the final results of this surgery. Please understand that body lift surgery cannot recreate a perfect contour, but the results will be much better than the previous hanging skin you experienced post-weight loss. Most of our patients are extremely pleased with their results, and they look forward to finally wearing fashionable and revealing clothes or going to the beach without hesitation.
How Much Does a Body Lift Procedure Cost?
You want to do your body lift right the first time, so choose Beverly Hills Breast and Body Institute, the best way for you to obtain the best possible body lift result. The atmosphere and environment at Beverly Hills Breast and Body Institute is not only professional but also soothing and comfortable, helping to put you at ease. The staff at Beverly Hills Breast and Body Institute is amazing and interacts with patients like they are friends, so you will feel like you’re an extended part of the family. Our state-of-the-art operating rooms come with all of the equipment you would find in a normal hospital setting. Your cost for the procedure will vary based on your personal needs, aspirations and safety considerations. During your consultation, Dr. Schwartz will discuss your options and together you will come up with a plan of treatment that is appropriate for you. Dr. Schwartz accepts all forms of payment and offers excellent financing options to make more procedures available to more patients.
What Should I Do Next?
You want to look like yourself, only better. A body lift can help, so please contact us now to set up your consultation with Dr. Schwartz, a RealSelf Top 100 “Top Plastic Surgeon” and Southern California 2016 Super Doctors “Rising Stars” who is a plastic surgeon who loves his job and is grateful to be able to improve the lives of his patients. We are dedicated to educating our patients so that they can feel empowered to participate in their own care and Dr. Schwartz will make you feel safe and confident about your decision to go forward with your procedure.
Board-certified plastic surgeon Jaime S. Schwartz, M.D., F.A.C.S., at Beverly Hills Breast and Body Institute, offers safe and effective body lift procedures to the residents of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and surrounding cities in California. Contact our office today to schedule a consultation.