Body Contouring (body lift)
In body contouring, the surgeon makes a single incision around the lower abdomen to remove excess skin. Often used in conjunction with liposuction, this is a very effective way to lift and firm many areas of the body in one procedure. The areas of the body that can be Improved with body contouring are the waist, abdomen, hips, thighs, buttock, and arms.
Because it targets multiple areas, it’s one of the most dramatic examples of plastic surgery after weight loss and comes with some risks, such as infection, bleeding, fluid buildup, and scarring. Having a high BMI can exacerbate these risks. However, every major surgery comes with a certain degree of risk. Discussing these concerns with your plastic surgeon should help you decide if body contouring is right for you.