Q: What to Expect on Scarring from Body Lift?

I have excess skin due to massive weight loss and it is recommended that I get a body lift. I did not have any surgeries, but was on medication for obesity and am insulin resistant. I am concerned about scarring on my arms. Any advice on what I can expect regarding scarring? A: Body lift, arm lift, and scarring A brachioplasty is the term for the… READ MORE

Q: Lift for Sagging Back Skin?

I am pretty thin, never had any weight problem and never had any plastic surgery on my body. However, I have sagging skin on both sides of my middle back. I can even pull it up to under my arms. It is only skin without fat. Is there a type of lift for that? It really bothers me a lot. Thank you for your help…. READ MORE

Q: Five Days Smoke Free Before Body Lift?

I am having torsoplasty (body lift) in five days and just stopped smoking today. Will five days smoke-free prior to surgery aid in my recovery as long as I continue not to smoke afterwards? A: Smoking and body lift surgery You should stop smoking about 2 to 3 weeks before and after any plastic surgery procedure, especially body contouring surgery. Smoking can increase your wound healing… READ MORE

Q: How Much Weight to Lose Before Body Lift?

I am a 41 yr old female and I weigh about 285 lbs. My height is 5 ft 9 in. How much weight must I lose to have a Body lift? A: body weight for a body lift You should be close to your ideal weight prior to having a body lift or any body contouring procedure.  Once you have been at a stable weight, for about… READ MORE