A surgical procedure performed to reshape the lower torso and upper legs, the belly, hips, back, buttocks and/or thighs. Maybe performed in stages rather than in one surgical session.
Duration of Eyelid Surgery?
Approximately 4-8 hours.
Return to work in three to six weeks. Resume strenuous activity after six to twelve weeks.
Longevity of Results?
Permanent, as long as weight remains stable.
Body lifts are one of the fastest-growing areas of plastic surgery due to the increasing number of gastric bypass patients losing massive amount of weight. Surgery is best performed once weight loss has reached plateau. Pros: dramatic improvement in appearance.
Cons: extensive scarring and significant recovery time.