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Should I get a lower body lift for flabby thigh/butt skin?

Yes. A lower body lift can address loose, hanging skin of the thighs and buttocks. By removing excess skin and repositioning the underlying structures, one can reshape the lower body. Please understand that this a major procedure and you should shop for the most experienced plastic surgeon you can find to do it. Read more...
Body Lift Procedure. The body lift is three procedures combined in one operative session. The procedures are the tummy tuck, outer thigh lift, and the posterior buttocks lift. In answer to your question, if you also have loose stomach skin, than the body lift procedure would likely help you. Dr. Ricardo rodriguez baltimore, maryland. Read more...

Where do I go to get a lower body lift done? At a plastic surgeon?

Yes!! Make sure they are boarded (or board- eligible) by abps @ asps member. Read more...
Plastic Surgeon. Plastic surgeons developed this procedure and are the experts in performing it. Find someone who does a lot of post weight loss surgery. Read more...
A Plastic Surgeon. A lower body lift is a major body contouring procedure. You should look for a surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery with experience with these procedures. Read more...
Plastic Surgeon. You want a 'board certified plastic surgeon'. This is an abms (american board med specialities) certified speciality. Do not confuse those docs who refer to themselves as board certified cosmetic surgeons, as that specialty is not abms approved specialty! once you narrow your choice, be sure to ask how many body lifts he/she performs a year. I have performed hundreds over the past 20 years. Read more...

Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the lower body lift?

Post Operative Pain. Any surgery will result in pain and discomfort, especially plastic surgery. Your surgeon will undoubtedly prescribe some pain medication for your post-operative recovery. Be sure you discuss any concerns you have about pain medicine dependency with your surgeon. Read more...
Body Lift Pain. You should definitely get a prescription for pain med following a body lift procedure. In addition, you might consider asking your plastic surgeon about a pain pump. A pain pump sends small amounts of local anesthesia to the area during measured periods in the post op period. This is not a narcotic. My patients love them because they do not have to take as much oral pain medication. Read more...

When will I be a good candidate for a lower body lift? After having gastric bypass surgery four months ago, I lost 100 pounds.

Congratulations! You need to plateau in your weight for several months. Make sure you see a board certified plastic surgeon. Read more...
Maybe. Should have a stable weight for at least 6 months. 100 pounds is great! congrats! doc should make sure you are not malnourshed - check Albumin levels. Read more...
Good Candidates. I ask that my post bariatric patients wait at least 18 months after the weight loss surgery date, maintain a stable weight for at least 2 month, and have a BMI (body mass index) of less than 40. Be sure to consult with board certified plastic surgeons who specialize in body lifts following weight loss and get case-specific information catered to you and your goals. Best wishes! Read more...

How much does lower body lift cost?

Depends. The cost of a lower body lift will depend on how much skin needs to be removed and how long the surgeon thinks the procedure will take. All surgeries factor in the surgeon's fee, as well as the anesthesia and facility fees, which vary with the length of the surgery. If you choose to stay overnight in a facility with around the click nursing, or at a hospital, that will also be an additional fee. Read more...
Varies by location. The cost for a lower body lift will vary by geographic location and extent of surgery and can vary from $12, 000 to $20, 000. Read more...
Body Lift Costs. Our average body lift procedures range in price from 18,000 to 20,000 (surgeon's fee, operating room fee, anesthesia fee, garments, and all post op visits), depending on the type of lift. If you are price shopping this procedure, be sure to understand what the price quote includes, specifically. http://www.cosmeticsurg.net/procedures/body-lift/ Read more...

What is the best lower body lift for adding mass?

Dumbells. Dumbells can be used for great lower body workouts as well. You can use them to do squats (make sure your back is against a wall when you do them), walking lunges, calf raises, standing lunges, dead lifts ... And the list goes on. Enjoy and be well! Read more...

I have scheduled a lower body lift. How long will I be off work?

Ask your surgeon. Your surgeon and you will have the best answer for that. It will depend on the extent of your surgery, your surgeon's preferences, your job description, your wound healing and your pain tolerance. No one can predict this with any certaintly but with your have a desk job or perform strenous labor it is unlikely that you will be able to return for a minimum of 2 weeks and 4-6 weeks may be the upper. Read more...
Depends. This depends on the type of body lift, if any abdominal muscle work is done, your surgeon and the type of work you do. I would discuss this at length with your surgeon. It may be anywhere from 2-6 weeks. Read more...
Body Lift Recovery. You should plan on being out from 3-6 weeks for the body lift recovery. Learn more about the body lift: http://www.Cosmeticsurg.Net/procedures/body-lift.Php dr. Ricardo rodriguez baltimore, maryland. Read more...

Would a torsoplasty give me a smoother shape than a lower body lift?

Similar operations. These two operations may be an example of symantics. An experiences plastic surgeon will look at you and explain what needs to be contoured in your particular case to get the result you desire. Then its just a matter of what they decide to call the procedure. Read more...
Body Contouring. Torsoplasty may be a combination of procedures to shape the chest, back and abdomen. Lower body lift may be a combination of procedures for the hips, thighs, buttocks and possibly the abdomen. The procedure or combination of procedures that is best for you can be recommended after consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon. Read more...