Body Lift Surgery

Body lift surgery is one of the most common procedures used to improve the body's appearance after weight loss surgery. It's also long-lasting, if you keep your weight stable. The surgeon makes one cut along the abdomen and removes excess, sagging skin.

What is a full body lift surgery?

A complete lower body lift treats the buttocks, tummy, waist, hips and thighs in one procedure. A circumferential incision around the body removes an apron of excess skin and fat and repositions and tightens tissue. Body lift surgeries are performed under general anesthesia with a one to two night hospital stay.

How long does it take to recover from skin removal surgery?

Recuperating from extensive surgical procedures can take time. Most people remain in the hospital for 24-48 hours after the surgery. Walking is important on the day of surgery. Sutures generally dissolve or are removed after a few days, and drains (if used) are usually removed after one to three weeks.

How do you lose weight after major surgery?

After surgery, your body requires a higher amount of energy and protein for the healing process. For this reason it is not an ideal time to attempt to lose weight.

How to Stay Fit Eating Right After Surgery?

Patient can start taking:
1. Small, frequent meals
2. Focus on lean protein
3. Eat more vegetables
4. Fiber
5. Adequate fluids

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