Dermolipectomies     
Body Lift / Body Contouring




A Complete Body Lift includes any such procedures that enhance the body contour like the arms (Arm lift), the thighs (Thigh lift), the buttock (Buttock lift) and the abdomen (Tummy Tuck). 
Like the face, the remainder of the body suffers the consequences of time, gravity and in some cases significant weight loss.

A complete body lift is a very powerful body-rejuvenating procedure, typically performed to remove excess skin following massive weight loss or to improve the results of gastric bypass, panniculectomy, or liposuction.
Patients who have had gastric bypass, Lap-Band, or other gastric restrictive procedures often require a dramatic body contouring to remove excess skin on several areas of the body, including:

- Facelift: to reduce sagging of the mid-face, jowls and neck
- Breast lift: to correct the apron of excess skin hanging over the abdomen
- Lower body lift: to correct sagging of the abdomen and buttocks
- Thigh lift: to correct sagging of the inner, outer and mid thigh
- Brachioplasty / Arm Lift: to correct sagging of the upper arms.

Complete body lift can also be performed to fight the effects of aging and childbearing, including excess skin, cellulite, and sagging fatty tissue.

 " ...the life changing rewards for patients, both functionally and aesthetically, make body lift surgery among the most satisfying of all the procedures performed by plastic surgeons." - Dra. Monica Rivera
Medical Editor, Salud y Vida: (International Press)

 

ARM LIFT (Brachioplasty)

PERFECT PROCEDURE:

·         To have a more youthful appearance and thinner contour to the arms.

·        To remove the excess skin that
make your arms look 'sagging'.

·         To forget about flabbiness and extra skin, especially in the upper inner arms.

·         To forget about folds of skin of the upper chest near the armpit, seen especially when the arms are down at the sides.


HOW WILL THE PROCEDURE BE PERFORMED?
The incision may be completely concealed within the armpit, or down the inside of the arm in an inconspicuous location for a variable length depending on how much skin and where the excess is.

Our surgeons approach arm lifts to meet your specific needs. This means adequately assessing the excess skin and excess fat (if any is present). Each of these components will determine which procedure is best for you. The incisions required are determined by the severity of your condition. Minimal skin excess may be treated with an incision in the armpit alone. Moderate laxity is treated with an incision from the armpit to the elbow.
In some instances, your plastic surgeon may recommend that liposuction be used alone or in conjunction with an arm lift to remove excess fat in the upper arms.

Arm lift surgery can be combined with other plastic surgical procedures.

ANESTHESIA
Local anaesthesia and complementary sedation, or general anaesthesia.

SURGERY LENGTH
Between 1H30 and 2 hours

STAY IN HOSPITAL
One or two days, depends on the surgeon.

RECOVERY
Some grogginess are present which persists for about a week.
You can resume many activities within the first week, and most by at least three weeks.
Dressings and a light compression garment is used for several days.

PAIN
There is only minimal pain that is mostly gone by the second or third day and easily controlled by medications.

REMOVAL OF THE STITCHES
The stitches are removed at ten days.

BRUISES AND SWELLING
Swelling is mild to moderate and peaks at two to three days then disappears rapidly over the next three weeks.
Minimal or no bruising is the usual.

SCARS
The resulting scars run from the elbow to the armpit, along the interior area of each arm.

Following arm lift surgery, many patients experience an immediate improvement in their self-esteem and discover a greater self-confidence. In addition, many also find greater access to different clothing styles and fashions and are less self-conscious at the gym, around the pool, or at the beach.

ARM LIFT

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THIGH LIFT
The thighs are a source of frustration for millions of men and women. Many patients have worked tremendously hard to lose circumference, fatty tissue and cellulite from their thighs to little or no avail. Many patients desire toned, slender, shapely legs that are virtually impossible to gain through even the most rigorous exercise regimen.

People who have lost a large amount of weight may experience loose, sagging, excess skin around their thighs. This skin has lost what is known as elasticity. It is stretched and hangs. Men and women with this condition may be ideal candidates for a thigh lift surgery.

Sometimes, this extra, loose and flabby skin in the thighs can cause quite a bit of discomfort. It rubs when the person is walking. It can make finding clothing that fits comfortably very hard. It can even make bathing and personal hygiene difficult. And, physically it detracts from the natural shape of the thigh area. After working so hard through diet or exercise-or perhaps after undergoing gastric bypass surgery for weight loss-it can be discouraging to look in the mirror and see all of that loose, excess, flabby or dimpled skin around the thighs and buttocks.

If this sounds just like what you hate about your thighs, now's the time to do something about it !!

PERFECT PROCEDURE:

·       To reshape your thighs.

·      To remove excess skin from your thighs

·      To improve the appearance of  your thighs by removing the “dimpled look”
produced by cellulite.

·        To achieve a  more attractive balance and symmetry to the body.

·        To forget about the fat pockets that are resistant to diet and exercise.

HOW WILL THE PROCEDURE BE PERFORMED?
There are several different types of thigh lifts that target certain areas for specific results. During your first consultation, your surgeon will discuss with you your treatment options and the results you can expect from thighplasty (thigh lift).

Inner Thigh Lift
As indicated by its name, an inner thigh lift targets the inner thigh. This surgery is used to treat reduced skin elasticity caused by the aging process or weight loss. During an inner thigh lift, an incision is made at the junction of the thigh and pubic area. A wedge of skin is then removed and the skin in tightened to provide an improved leg contour and enhanced skin elasticity.

Bilateral Thigh Lift
The bilateral thigh lift procedure is designed to tighten skin on the front and outside of the leg. During a bilateral thigh lift, the surgeon makes an incision at the top of the leg where the lower edge of a bikini bottom or pair of underwear would be. A certain amount of skin is then removed before the surgeon pulls the remaining skin up and attaches it to the same area. In this way, a bilateral thigh lift serves to tighten skin along both the right and left side of the leg. This procedure is especially helpful to those who have excess skin after an extreme weight loss.

Medial Thigh Lift
A medial thigh lift reduces excess skin on the upper portion of the inner thigh. It is designed for patients who are dissatisfied with the shape of their legs or who would like to remove excess skin after an extreme weight loss. During a medial thigh lift procedure, an incision is made in the groin that goes to the back of the crease of the buttock. Skin in then lifted to improve the shape of the leg and tighten the skin.


ANESTHESIA
 Local anaesthesia and complementary sedation or
general anaesthesia.

SURGERY LENGTH
 
About 1h30 to 3 hours depending on the extent of lift required.

RECOVERY
You will have to rest at the clinic for 48 hours.
You should avoid strenuous activities for several weeks as your body heals.
You will have to wait a bit longer before doing any hard work or physical exercise.

PAIN
The pain experienced is minimal, although you may feel pressure, movement, or a vibrating sensation.

REMOVAL OF THE STITCHES
Between 1 week and 10 days after your surgery.

BRUISES AND SWELLING
Most of the bruising and swelling should subside within three weeks.

SCARS
Thigh lifts do leave scars. However, thigh lift scars are usually located in a relatively inconspicuous location and, in the minds of many patients, pale in comparison to the benefits provided by the procedure. In many cases, thigh lift scars are easily concealed by underwear or bathing suits.

The procedure is often combined with the firming of the buttocks and with any remodelling of the hips.
 

THIGH LIFT + THIGH LIPOSUCTION

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THIGH LIFT + THIGH LIPOSUCTION

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BUTTOCK LIFT

The butt lift is a relatively new procedure in the USA and Europe but very popular in Latin America. The buttocks lift can be performed as a solo procedure or as part of the total body lift. The procedure improves the contour of the buttock and makes it ‘perkier’.
 

HOW WILL THE PROCEDURE BE PERFORMED?

The butt lift can be achieved by two methods:

Method 1: Removing excess skin and tightening the skin above the upper part of the buttocks will lift the buttocks. For this butt lift technique, an ellipse of skin and fat is cut out from the upper part of the buttock at the junction with the lower back. Our surgeons are expert for this surgery and are very careful to hide the scar so that it is hidden even with a bikini bathing suit. The butt lift is easily tolerated as an outpatient procedure.

Method 2: The butt can also be lifted with fat injections or implants. The fat injection procedure is also referred to as the Brazilian butt lift . In addition to more volume and prominence, the fat injections give the butt more projection or lift. For more information on this butt augmentation technique please see our Buttock augmentation section .
 

Should I remove excess skin to get the lift or should I do the Brazilian butt lift?

1) If the buttocks are very large, the patient may first benefit instead from liposuction to reduce the overall size of the buttock. If, on the contrary, you want larger buttocks with more projection, you might be better served with a butt implant or fat injection to the buttocks. Implants or fat injections will fill out the butt and lift the buttocks. Fat injections to the butt are also known as the Brazilian butt lift.

2) However, if your buttocks are sagging, but you do not want an augmentation, the butt is lifted by removing tissue and tightening skin. If the sag is minimal, a ‘butt wedge’ excision might be indicated. The tissue is excised at the buttock crease. This leaves a relatively unnoticeable scar at the buttock crease.

This butt lift technique cuts out tissue at the junction of lower back and buttock. This allows for a true elevation of the buttock tissues and a reshaping of the entire butt. In combination with a liposuction of the hips or thighs it can result in a dramatic reshaping of the entire backside.

Can our surgeons do both lifting techniques on my buttocks?
Yes, our surgeons can lift the butt by removing excess skin and then also inject the buttocks with fat.

ANESTHESIA
The butt lift can be done under local anaesthesia + sedation or general anaesthesia.


RECOVERY
If the patient choose to carry out a buttock implant surgery, is advised not to sit for 3 days so as not to stress the operated area. You may return to work in 10 days if you do not do a lot of extensive sitting.

 

BUTTOCK LIFT WITH BUTTOCK IMPLANTS + TUMMY TUCK

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BUTTOCK LIFT WITH BUTTOCK IMPLANTS

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BUTTOCK LIFT WITH FAT INJECTIONS

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After a Complete Body Lift

A complete body lift usually involves several areas such as abdomen (tummy tuck) Thighs (inner thigh lift), Arms (arm lift or brachioplasty), Breast lift (mastoplexy), Buttocks, and Neck Lift.

Body Lift is a major surgical procedure and requires significant recovery time.
Most patients remain in the hospital for two to four nights.
Pain and discomfort are first managed with intravenous or intramuscular medications, and later with oral pain medication.

COMPLETE BODY LIFT 1:
 
COMPLETE LIPOSUCTION + TUMMY TUCK+BREAST LIFT+THIGH LIFT

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COMPLETE BODY LIFT 2:
  
COMPLETE LIPOSUCTION + TUMMY TUCK + BUTT LIFT +THIGH LIFT

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COMPLETE BODY LIFT 3:
 
COMPLETE LIPOSUCTION + TUMMY TUCK+ BUTT AUGMENTATION +
 
              BREAST LIFT + BREAST AUGMENTATION

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SCARS TREATMENT:  AFTER BODY LIFT
Patients dislike their scars for a number of reasons. Our medical team will make every effort to make your scars as inconspicuous as possible. Still, it's important to remember that body lift scars are permanent. Fortunately, the scars can usually be placed so that you can wear even low-cut tops.

Our health care specialists have many tools at their disposal to reduce and treat scars from every part of the body through special scar removal techniques.
A
fter your surgery we will offer you a free consultation with one of our health care specialists in laser treatment.
Laser treatment will help you to reduce the appearance of scars by 70 to 80 percent and  prevent their recurrence.
According to your skin quality, the laser scar removal technique will prevent the appearance of keloid scars, hypertrophic scars, or atrophic scars, which have the following characteristics:
- Keloid Scarring: Firm, raised, and reddish-purple scars that extend beyond the initial wound area and builds over time.
- Hypertrophic Scarring: Firm, raised, and pink scars that remain within the initial wound area and possibly naturally regress over time.
- Atrophic Scarring: Depressed pin-like pockets in the skin that can result from skin conditions or diseases such as acne.

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   PRICES:
         

 Arm Lift:   2500 $US / 2300

Thigh Lift: 2700 $US / 2400 €

 

   Buttock Lift: 3100 $US / 2950 €

  Buttock Lift with Implants:  4490 $US / 4210

Buttock Lift with Fat Injection + 1 Areas Liposuction:
3780 $US / 3500 €   
      



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