Body Lift

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A body lift combines various procedures—frequently a butt lift, thigh lift, and tummy tuck—to lift and remove excessive skin. The procedure is typically performed following massive weight loss that has left skin stretched and saggy. LEARN MORE ›

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New Confidence (And a Super Cute Bellybutton) After Massive Weight Loss! - Corning, NY

Three years ago, I started a weight loss journey that I will never regret. I had gastric bypass surgery and lost (and have kept off through a complete shift of nutritional and exercise habits) over 135 pounds. This weight loss has been life changing, but still left visual scars in the form of... READ MORE

Lost Almost 100lbs Naturally and Was Ready to Get Rid of the Excess Skin I Was Left With - Dallas, TX

I have been overweight my whole life. I finally was able to lose almost 100lbs naturally through hard work and eating clean. After losing so much weight I was left with excess skin that made me feel insecure and I did not look like the athlete I had become. I finally was ready to make the next... READ MORE

41 Yo Post Wls Lower Body Lift. Bellevue, WA

After finishing with several consultations I have chosen a doctor and committed to a surgery date. I am both excited and terrified if I'm being truly honest, but can't imagine not doing this. I am curious for inside and opinions about things to have on hand helpful tips for recovery etc. I will... READ MORE

Lower Body / Leg Lift in 2012

Since I have had 2 procedures I am posting on both topics. The titles are the same for both and the other blog is under Arm Lift. Also, on my arm blog I have before and some arm after pictures. I had my lower body lift 13 days ago. Briefly, I lost a lot of weight slowly and steadily for no... READ MORE

46 Yr Old, 4 Kids Including Twins and a Much Needed Body Lift - Golden Valley, MN

I migrated to the United States from the Middle East in what is referred to as an arranged marriage. Due to the conservative culture and upbringing, I was not able to workout or go out in public without full cover. I had two beautiful girls during that time until I divorced my husband. Couple... READ MORE

Weight Loss Reconstruction: LBL, Arm Lift, Breast Reconstruction, Neck Lipo/Chin Implant, Thigh Lift. Folsom, CA

I have been on real self for quite some time before I scheduled my surgeries. Originally, I had no plans of sharing my experience on here since there were so many who do. But I find that I experienced some things that I have not heard mentioned (or found mentioned) and believe it would be... READ MORE

42 Year Old, Weight Loss, Body Lift with Breast Reduction to Follow - Phoenix, AZ

I am 95% ready to do this. I am confident I have found the doctor. My husband is super supportive. I just need to go for it. I had the lap band in 2008. I have been stalled at 172-175 for too long. I box and kickbox a few times a week, but I have a hard time doing everything because of my tummy,... READ MORE

So Very Happy!! Lower Body Lift with Dr. Joseph Capella - Hackensack, NJ

After losing approximately 120 pounds, I was left with saggy skin and flesh that no amount of exercise could fix. I am extremely grateful to Dr. Capella and his physician assistant, Scott, for their competence, artistry, and kindness - my results exceeded my expectations and I am extremely... READ MORE

Lower Body Lift...

Never thought any of this was possible, I figured I was just too old and I have lived with a troubled bottom half my whole life, so just thought that was the way things had to be. Never in my adult life have I even worn shorts or a skirt above the knee. I have always had fat knees and fat... READ MORE

Almost Dirty 30 - Miami, FL

Gooooooig for it again yesssss I luv my body but I have some tiny issues I need to get rid of like 2inches but in reality like 5 I'm 185 slim thick 5'4 and my ass is a 47 soooo I'm a 38-29-47 uppppp alllll booty sike I'm not big at all slim thick slim thick slim thick slim thick keep telling... READ MORE

Lost the Weight. Need to Remove Excess Skin. Castle Hill, AU

Lost about 40kg after gastric sleeve. Had to get rid of excess skin via Bodylift and Bilateral Medial Thigh Lift. Remarkably well the day after operation. Up on my feet next day, though it takes about a week to feel 'normal' again. Takes about six weeks to recover well and you have to wear a... READ MORE

Circumfrential Lower Body Lift - Wellington, FL

I have battled my weight my entire life. I had gastric sleeve in November 2011 and lost 126 lbs total. This left my body with a lot of extra skin. I worked out 2-3 hours a day with no improvement in my tummy. Dr Nir recommended a circumferential lower body lift. The surgery lasted about 9 hours... READ MORE

29 Yrs Old LBL, FG to Butt, Mexico, MX

WELL! I have been all over this website for about two years now. If you have had a lower body lift on this planet and written about it here on Realself, then i most likely have read it and looked at your pictures. There are so many amazing stories on here. I love that this community has been... READ MORE

Body Lift After 150lb Weight Loss. Huntersville, NC

I had visited numerous plastic surgeons in the Charlotte area, but when I met Dr. Kortesis and his team I knew that this was where I would have my surgery. Due to the large amount of weight loss I have had over the past 4 years, I needed more than just a tummy tuck. Dr. Kortesis was the FIRST... READ MORE

Former Obesity, 95lb Natural Weightloss & 2 Babies Thru C-Section = Extra Skin! - Tallahassee, FL

I had wanted a tummy tuck for some time after initially losing some weight. I was always a "big girl" and at 5'1" my top weight (OUTSIDE PREGNANCY) was 220lbs. My family has a long history of obesity and 7 family members have had gastric bypass! I really wanted to avoid that but it wasn't until... READ MORE

19 Years Old Had a Gastric Bypass Left with Loads of Skin and No Breasts

I believe I need a body lift with implants in the breasts and a buttox uplift with thigh uplift as well as arm and stomach I had a gastric bypass over a year ago and have since lost 11 stone, I am 19 and just want to have a body that I can look at in the mirror without being so ashamed I... READ MORE

One Month post op brachioplasty, bra roll lift and lipo of hips/flanks scars from LBL BL/BA 13 months post op

Well after stalking this site for a couple of years, I am finally ready to make my dreams come true. I am 49 y/o 5'5 170 hoping to be 150 by surgery or close to it. I work out 6 days a week with beach body programs, but really feeling deflated by not seeing the results of my hard work.. I... READ MORE

38 Year Old Mom of 4 Down 135 Pounds. So Much Loose Skin! Folsom, CA

Over the course of eight years - dieting and exercising on and off, I dropped 135 pounds. I went from a size 24 to a size 10. I went from 305 pounds down to about 174. For the past 12 months I've worked out 5 days a week in a crossfit type setting. I am in the best physical shape of my life, yet... READ MORE

Lost 100lbs naturally and had a lot of loose skin I had a total lower body lift with and breast lift with 400cc implants.

I am a few weeks out from my Total Lower Body Lift and Breast lift with Implants! I am getting so nervous but excited. I met with my PS last week and before meeting with him I was feeling very anxious but after speaking with him I feel so ready to do this. He's amazing with such great bedside... READ MORE

33 Years Old, 173lb Weight Loss, 2 Children. - Danville, PA

My surgeon was Dr Alexander Moya at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pa. him and his team did a wonderful job. I will continue to post pics of my progress as time goes on, it's only been 4 days today. I will be going back for a medial thigh lift, breast augmentation with implants, an arm... READ MORE

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