A body lift improves the shape and tone of the underlying tissue that supports fat and skin. Dr. Gordon Kaplan specializes in body lift procedures for his patients in NJ. Excess sagging fat and skin are removed to treat conditions caused in part by poor tissue elasticity. In addition, the procedure(s) can improve a dimpled, irregular skin surface, commonly known as cellulite. At The Kaplan Center for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, a body lift procedure could include the
During a thorough consultation, Dr. Kaplan can curate a personalized procedure plan that is specific to your needs. Contact us in Edgewater, NJ and New York, NY, to learn more and schedule an appointment.
A personalized body lift surgery designed by Dr. Kaplan at The Kaplan Center for Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery has a number of positive aesthetic and functional benefits, including:
A body lift procedure can be beneficial for individuals:
Body lift procedures are not intended strictly for the removal of excess fat. Liposuction alone can remove excess fat deposits where the skin has good elasticity and is able to naturally conform to new body contours. In cases where skin elasticity is poor, a combination of liposuction and body lift techniques may be recommended.
A body lift procedure is designed based on certain target areas. This can be considered a full-body makeover as it you consult Dr. Kaplan on your reconstructive expectations at his offices conveniently located in New Jersey. The general steps to each procedure include the following:
During your body lift surgery recovery, dressings or bandages will be applied to the incisions after the procedure is complete. Small, thin tubes may be temporarily placed under the skin to drain any excess blood that may collect. You will be given specific instructions that may include how to care for your surgical site(s) following surgery, medications to apply or take orally to aid healing and reduce the risk of infection, specific concerns to look for at the surgical site or in your general health, how to care for your drains, and when to follow up with your plastic surgeon.
If you experience shortness of breath, chest pains, or unusual heartbeats, seek medical attention immediately. Should any of these complications occur, you may require hospitalization and additional treatment.
We are available to answer any questions or concerns you may have about the body lift treatment. As a premier cosmetic surgery and aesthetic treatment facility in New York and New Jersey, we are well-prepared to serve your body lift needs. To learn more about a body lift treatment with The Kaplan Center or request a consultation at our New York City or Edgewater, NJ, please call our office or contact us to discuss your options.