Belt Lipectomy (Lower Body Lift)
A belt lipectomy or lower body lift is an effective surgical procedure for individuals who have lost a significant amount of weight through diet, exercise or bariatric surgery. This procedure involves the circumferential removal of excess skin from the abdomen, hips, back and buttocks. The lateral thighs are also lifted along with the pubis. The underlying abdominal muscles are also tightened at the same time.
Depending on your goals, the quality of your skin, muscle laxity and presence of fat tissue your surgery can be greatly personalized. A lower body lift results in a dramatic transformation redefining the waist, back, thighs and buttocks. This procedure is the ultimate in body contouring signifying the last step in a long journey of weight loss. A lower body lift will improve your self-esteem, confidence and looks.
At UELC we specialize in body contouring surgery and recognize the challenges and commitment patients have made to improve their body and over well-being. The years of experience in body contouring surgery coupled with the patient’s goals result in great patient satisfaction. We are here to help you.
After massive weight loss there can be excessive skin in the abdominal region that can become loose and saggy. Even after exercise the excess skin can remain. The fleur d’lis procedure is a unique skin excision that results removing the not only the excess skin in the lower abdomen but also removes skin vertically around the upper abdomen. This results in narrowing the abdomen and shows us a more hour-glassed shape. At UELC, the muscles are tightened, a pubic lift is performed with the Fleur d’lis procedure. This procedure addresses the anterior abdominal loose skin and is very effective. To determine whether a Fleur d’lis is right for you, book an appointment and we will be happy to help.
Abdominoplasty or “tummy tuck” involves the removal of excess skin and fat from around the abdomen with tightening of the muscle. This result is a toned looking abdomen. Sometimes liposuction is also performed at the same time to further sculpt the area. The techniques used at the UELC involve no external drains and are personalized with a designed to help with minimal downtime and discomfort. There are several types of tummy tucks that can be performed depending on your goals. If a flatter more toned sculpted abdomen is what you are looking for book a consult with the UELC surgeons they will be happy to customize your surgery and give you the body you always wanted.