Plastic Surgery Affiliates offers body lifts for men and women who have excess fat and sagging skin on the upper or lower body. For more than 20 years, board-certified plastic surgeon, Michael Hueneke, MD, has provided these services to patients in Nashville, Brentwood, Hendersonville, Franklin, Smyrna, and the surrounding areas of Tennessee.
What is a Body Lift?
Losing a large amount of weight is intended to improve your health and appearance. Dr. Hueneke has met with men and women who are unhappy after losing a massive amount of weight because of the unexpected cosmetic changes to their bodies. When you carry excess weight for a prolonged period, your skin stretches beyond the point where elastin can keep it contoured to your body. You may also find that you have areas of fat that cannot be reduced with diet and exercise. Before you feel disappointed with your weight loss journey, learn about body lift surgery at Plastic Surgery Affiliates.
Body lift surgery can be performed on the upper or lower body. Some patients benefit from both procedures. A body lift is tailored to your personal cosmetic needs and may involve the:
- Lower back
Dr. Hueneke describes his recommendations for your body lift during the consultation. He may recommend that your body lift be performed in stages so that you have time to heal after each surgery. Your surgical plan may involve one or more areas of the body, and you may need to stay at least one night in the hospital after your body lift.
What is the Cost of a Body Lift?
The average cost of a body lift is $11,700 – $17,000, although this does vary by patient. We can discuss the details of your cost for a body lift at the time of your consultation. For your convenience, Plastic Surgery Affiliates offers financing options for qualified patients.
What Are the Benefits of a Body Lift?
- Eliminates sagging skin and excess fat
- Gives the body a toned appearance
- Motivates patients to continue following the healthy lifestyle that resulted in weight loss
- Tailored to each patient’s needs and desires
What is the Recovery Time for a Body Lift?
Recovery time from your body lift surgery is highly variable. Dr. Hueneke explains what to expect from your recovery during the consultation as well as after the procedure. Expect to experience swelling, bruising, tenderness, tightness, and discomfort. You may be prescribed pain medication to use as needed after your body lift surgery.
If you are looking for a plastic surgeon for your body lift in Nashville, Brentwood, Hendersonville, Franklin, Smyrna and the nearby areas of Tennessee, entrust your care to Dr. Hueneke, a board-certified plastic surgeon who has worked with patients for over 20 years. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.