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Body Lift A more comprehensive body contouring makeover

What is a body lift and is it right for me?

If you have recently lost a large amount of weight or have undergone bariatric or gastric bypass surgery, the thrill of attaining your goal may be overshadowed by the unattractive excess skins folds that now present their own brand of discomfort. Sagging skin, especially around the belly, buttocks, hips and thighs, can not only cause irritation, chafing and infection, it may also be a significant source of shame, a constant reminder of one's former overweight torso. Furthermore, these pockets of excess skin that have lost their elasticity cannot be controlled or reduced through

Fortunately, there is a safe, popular procedure called a body lift that can dramatically trim, slim and tone the figure's contours, resulting in a more streamlined, pleasing silhouette that beautifully complements your new, healthier lifestyle. diet and exercise, and thus are particularly frustrating. Dr. Saul Lahijani is one of the top providers of the body lift Los Angeles & Beverly Hills have to offer. As an added benefit, a body lift can also help to reduce cellulite.

Body Lift Lost Angeles

Good candidates for body lift surgery

  • have loose, sagging skin in multiple areas of the body
  • have maintained weight loss for 6 months to 1 year
  • are healthy, both physically and mentally
  • are non-smokers
  • have reasonable expectations for improvement
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Details of the procedure

The body lift, like the mommy makeover, may involve several procedures at once:

  • Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) - The tummy tuck addresses the excess skin between the naval and the pubic zone, and may also improve the stomach's muscle tone, slimming the waistline. Incisions are designed to produce minimal scarring.
  • Liposuction - When a surplus of fat is responsible for the body bulging rather than skin tissue, liposuction can be performed to improve contours. Often a combination of both liposuction and body lift procedures are required to achieve the most desirable outcome.
  • Panniculectomy - Sometimes the skin and fat directly above the pubic area, known as a pannus, will hang down like an apron, obscuring the genitals and even the thighs. This situation can cause extreme discomfort, poor hygiene, itching and chafing. A panniculectomy will remove this troublesome flap of skin, allowing the groin to finally breathe.
  • Belt lipectomy - This portion of the body lift focuses on reducing the area around the buttocks, hips and thighs, such as 'love handles'. A circumferential incision is made that allows the doctor to reshape the torso from all angles.

As is evident, body lift treatment times vary greatly, depending on the complexity of the procedures involved. Los Angeles & Beverly Hills body lift patients can expect surgery to last anywhere from 3 to 9 hours. The doctor may recommend that the procedures be staggered over several months, as this can greatly reduce discomfort during recovery.

Recovering from a body lift

After surgery, patients may be fitted with drainage tubes, compression garments, dressings and bandages. Pain medications and antibiotics will be prescribed by the doctor, along with an aftercare plan to address wound care, and answer questions about when to return to work and exercise. The total time for recovery can be anywhere from a few weeks to a few months. Beverly Hills plastic surgeonDr. Lahijani

will schedule the appropriate follow-up sessions to ensure you are on track for optimal healing. If any concerns should arise, Dr. Lahijani is available by cell phone for immediate support.

Body Lift Los Angeles & Beverly Hills

Los Angeles' premier body contouring guru

Dr. Lahijani is one of the most sought-after Los Angeles body lift surgeons in the field; having performed thousands of successful procedures. He is known for his unrivaled results and caring bedside manner, Dr. Lahijani will occasionally turn a patient away if he does not believe the procedure is absolutely necessary. Honesty, transparency and trust are the cornerstones of his practice. Surgery is performed onsite at our accredited, state-of-the-art operating suites, where advanced techniques meet cutting edge equipment and technology.

Getting started

With four convenient locations to choose from, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Upland and Valencia, it's easier than ever to begin your journey towards undergoing body lift surgery. Dr. Lahijani provides a detailed, personalized consultation in the privacy and comfort of his office at no cost. He will use the time to assess your needs, understand your goals, answer questions, and present a comprehensive treatment plan that best suits both your anatomy and lifestyle. Call today to get started.

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Schedule a Consultation

With four convenient office suites to choose from in Beverly Hills, Palmdale, Upland and Valencia, clients seeking rejuvenation can find the perfect location to suit their busy lifestyle. During your consultation, Dr. Lahijani will examine you, take down your medical history, review before and after photos, and create a personalized treatment plan customized to your body. If you are looking for a full body contouring makeover, the doctor can also give you information about additional procedures at this time, as one major benefit of combining treatments is less overall downtime for the patient.

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