Total body lift surgery is helpful for patients who have generalized skin laxity all over their body. Excess skin can cause severe chafing and discomfort. Total body lift surgery addresses every part of the body that commonly accumulates fat and surplus skin, including the arms, breasts, abdomen, hips, thighs, and buttocks. Total body lift is a tandem of operations that are performed to correct the whole body. Some plastic surgeons perform the total body lift procedure in a single setting. Others, including Dr. Agha, prefer to break the total body lift into an upper and a lower stage. Although the procedures are done in stages, the final results of the total body lift will be the same if not better.
What is a total body lift?
Dr. Agha typically performs his signature “Total Body Lift”. The female physique embodies the true sense of a three dimensional shape in space. It not only represents curves in a two dimensional hour-glass form, but also curves that are appreciated as the bust in the front and the buttock in the back. Unfortunately, the body lift procedure is a purely one-dimensional correction of the vertical tissue laxity. It does not correct for the circumferential laxity nor for the lack of contours and projections. Dr. Agha performs his signature total body lift procedure that aims to return a three-dimensional correction to tissue laxity. This involves correction of both vertical and circumferential laxity as well as the third dimension of projection and contour. The latter is most applicable to the breasts, lower back, buttocks, and the abdomen.