Five Body Areas that Are Addressed With A Lower Body Lift
A lower body lift, also known as a 360 tummy tuck, is a procedure that targets excess, loose skin and stubborn fat cells in the lower extremities, such as the flanks, buttocks, thighs, hips, and lower abdomen. Patients who have undergone significant physical changes due to bariatric surgery, extreme weight loss, or pregnancy can consider this popular body contouring procedure. When patients have exhausted all healthy diet and exercise efforts, lower body lift results are an excellent solution to help Oklahoma City, OK men and women achieve their personal goals.
Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Kamal Sawan and the Sawan Surgical Aesthetics team are proud to offer this life-changing procedure. When men and women lose a significant amount of weight, they are often left with excess, loose skin, and fatty deposits in certain areas. A lower body lift is a body reshaping option to tackle these aesthetic issues, allowing women and men to complete their weight loss transformation.
What are the typical target areas?
A lower body lift combines different body contouring techniques into one surgical setting to target areas of the lower body, such as the flanks, lower abdomen, buttocks, thighs, and surrounding areas. With fluctuating weight, your skin must stretch and shrink to accommodate these changes, losing elasticity over time. A lower body lift helps remove hanging skin, small deposits of unwanted fat, and aesthetically improve a patient's lower extremities. Dr. Sawan will utilize liposuction to remove fat before trimming away excess, loose skin with this customizable procedure to accommodate each patient's cosmetic needs, leaving them slimmer, and more-fit looking in the following areas.
1. Lower abdomen
One of the main areas that a lower body lift procedure tackles is the abdominal area. It is a tummy tuck that encircles the entire waist, also known as a 360 tummy tuck. Pregnancy or obesity can leave patients struggling with loose or wrinkled skin in their lower abdomen area. Lower body lift results narrow the waistline and decrease any bulging, so patients are left with a tighter, smoother midsection.
Another high priority area for Oklahoma City, OK patients who have lost a large amount of weight can be the thigh area. A thigh lift can be incorporated into a lower body lift to remove excess fat and tighten loose skin on the lateral area of the thighs, revealing a slimmer, more streamlined look in the leg area.
A butt lift is a cosmetic treatment to remove excess, loose skin in the buttocks. However, it won't reshape or add volume to the area. After a butt lift, patients may notice a flatter backside once hanging skin is removed and opt for a Brazilian butt lift procedure in conjunction with their lower body lift.
The flank or lower back can also be a common target area to be incorporated into a lower body lift procedure for patients who have experienced significant weight loss. By removing hanging skin and reducing unwanted fat cells with liposuction, patients are left with a smoother, more contoured silhouette.
Every patient has different needs after excessive weight loss, and the exact areas being targeted may vary slightly. In some cases, patients deal with fatty deposits and loose skin in their hip area after losing weight. A lower body lift can remove hanging skin on the hips and reshape a patient's profile.
What kind of lower body lift results can I expect?
A lower body lift's primary goal is to restore and contour different areas in the lower extremities to achieve a smoother, tighter, and more sculpted appearance. Men and women who have lost 100 pounds or more generally need body contouring assistance to remove loose, sagging skin after weight loss. While some patients may require a tummy tuck and thigh lift, others may need a butt lift with a BBL and body contouring help with their lower back or flank area. Lower body lift results allow patients to look tighter and more fit to transform their bodies to complete their weight loss achievement.
If you are ready to take your body to the next level, we invite you to call the caring team at Sawan Surgical Aesthetics in Oklahoma City, OK. You can schedule a one-on-one consultation with award-winning board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Kamal Sawan today and complete your journey of loving the way you look.