Body Surgery

Abdominoplasty

What is the operation?

The removal of excess skin from the lower abdomen.

What are the main body concerns it helps to improve?

  • loose abdominal skin rolls
  • intertrigo (rash under the skin rolls)
  • loss of waist definition
  • It is a good operation to treat excess skin, but it does not treat excess fat. Weight loss is more powerful than surgery for excess fat.  The best candidates are in a healthy weight range BMI 20-25.

What is involved? 

  • 2-3 hour operation
  • 4-day stay in hospital
  • 1 drain
  • 6-weeks in a compression garment and binder with activity restrictions

Belt lipectomy

What is the operation?

The removal of excess skin from the lower abdomen and lower back.

What are the main body concerns it helps to improve?

  • loose abdominal skin rolls
  • intertrigo (rash under the skin rolls)
  • loss of waist definition
  • loose back rolls
  • sagging buttocks

What is involved?

  • 3-4 hour operation
  • 4-day stay in hospital
  • 1 drain
  • 6-weeks in a compression garment and binder with activity restrictions 

Brachioplasty

What is the operation?

The removal of excess skin from the inner arm.

What are the main body concerns it helps to improve?

  • loose arm skin rolls
  • poor arm definition

What is involved? 

  • 5 hour operation
  • day surgery
  • 6-weeks in a compression garment with activity restrictions

Liposuction

What is the operation?

The removal of subcutaneous and deep fat via small incisions and a liposuction cannula.

What are the main body concerns it helps to improve?

  • localised areas of excess fat
  • liposuction does not improve cellulite

What is involved?

  • 1-2 hour operation
  • day surgery
  • 6-weeks in a compression garment with activity restrictions

Medial thigh lift

What is the operation?

The removal of excess skin from the medial thigh leaving either a groin scar or a vertical scar.

What are the main body concerns it helps to improve?

  • loose medial thigh skin
  • loss of thigh definition

What is involved?

  • 2 hour operation
  • day surgery
  • 6-weeks in a compression garment with activity restrictions