A body lift is generally performed on formerly obese patients who’ve lost a significant amount of weight. An incision is made above the pubic area and continues around the hip, ending just above the buttocks. There it meets the incision from the opposite side. The result is a much flatter, smoother abdomen, removal of waist rolls and lifting of the outer thighs and buttocks. In short, the skin is brought into line with your actual body form for a more pleasing, healthy appearance.

Contact us today for a personal, confidential consultation with Dr. Ching. Find out if a circumferential body lift is right for you and your body.

Are You Tired of Living with Excess Skin?

After a dramatic weight loss, whether through diet and exercise or bariatric surgery, your health is improved, and your appearance greatly enhanced – except for the remaining skin and tissue that was could not snap back around your new body contour. You are now ready for the final step in a total transformation. Many people who have undergone bariatric surgery are left with a great excess of sagging skin and tissue on various body areas, including:

  • Arms
  • Abdomen
  • Thighs
  • Buttocks
  • Hips

Your Custom Body Lift with Dr. Ching in Honolulu

The first step in achieving your aesthetic goals for your figure is to meet privately with Dr. Ching so he can evaluate your condition. Every person is unique, and your surgery will be 100 percent customized to match your individual needs. If you are ready to achieve the ultimate transformation after successfully losing excess weight, body lift surgery is the ideal approach. To be a good candidate for this surgery, you should meet certain criteria:

  • You are in good general health.
  • You have realistic expectations.
  • You understand the surgery, recovery, and expected outcome.
  • You are fully aware that body lift surgery requires incisions which leave surgical scars.
  • Your bariatric surgery was 12 to 18 months ago.

A Custom Body Lift: Types of Procedures

Every person is unique, and your procedure may involve treating several body areas. A body lift may involve more than one procedures, including:

  • Upper body lift: This surgery addresses the upper body, including arms, breasts, and any fat and skin rolls along your back.
  • Mid body lift: This procedure removes the excess skin and fat on the abdomen and lower back, creating a firmer, smoother look, and allowing you to wear tighter clothing with confidence.
  • Lower body lift: This surgery addresses excess fat and skin that remains on the thighs, hips, and your buttocks. The end result is a smooth, lifted look on your lower body.

Imagine wearing tighter clothing with confidence, and finally having the firmer, smoother, more attractive figure you deserve. Speak with us at our private Honolulu clinic to find out more.

Meet Dr. Shim Ching

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Shim Ching is one of Hawaii’s most renowned physicians for aesthetic procedures of the face, breast, and body. His attention to detail, skill, and mastery of surgical techniques produce remarkable, natural-looking results.

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