Body Lift Surgery

Losing a large amount of weight can be immensely rewarding. But, one of the most disappointing side effects of extreme weight loss is the amount of excess, loose skin that remains. A body lift is a procedure by which loose, excess skin is surgically removed revealing the true and dramatic results of weight loss.

The South Florida Center for Cosmetic Surgery specializes in body lifts and has helped thousands of patients achieve a contoured, attractive body that they’re proud to show off. Body Lift surgery removes excess skin and tissue utilizing several surgical procedures. Our team of experienced doctors and patient advocates will work with you to create an individualized, surgery plan without compromising quality or safety.

A body lift is a very complex surgery and may include abdominoplasty, breast reduction/breast lift, outer thigh lift, Brazilian butt lift, and removal of skin and fat from the back and hips.

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  • Your surgeon will reshape your body for a svelte silhouette.
  • Folds and pockets of excess skin and tissue will be removed.
  • Body Lift surgery will tighten the muscles.
  • Your body will exemplify the hard work you dedicated to losing weight
  • Having Body Lift surgery is a major decision due to the complexity of the procedure. However, the dedicated, experienced professionals at South Florida Center for Cosmetic
    Surgery will provide you with outstanding patient care at each stage of the process.

The cost of Body Lift surgery depends on several factors, including the complexity of the procedure and the number of areas where surgery will be performed. Because Body Lift surgery is personalized to meet the needs of each individual patient, the actual cost will be determined after your initial consultation.

The South Florida Center for Cosmetic Surgery is committed to helping our patients find the most convenient payment method for their procedure. We work with three third-party financing companies to offer flexible payment plans with instant approval based upon your credit score. And, through our network of experienced physicians and vendors, and our agreements with competitive lenders, we’re confident that we can find a payment option that suits your lifestyle.


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The Body Lift Surgery Process


During your initial visit, expect to provide your complete medical history, including all your medications, allergies, and previous surgeries. You’ll also undergo an extensive physical exam, and blood tests before your surgeon takes photographs to aid in planning and performing your Body Lift. Finally, you’ll receive important instructions to prepare for treatment as well as a realistic explanation of the results you can expect to achieve.


Body Lift surgery may include abdominoplasty, breast reduction/breast lift, outer thigh lift, Brazilian butt lift, and removal of skin and fat from the back and hips. In addition, residual fatty tissue deposits may be removed through liposuction. Each Body Lift surgery is unique, dependant upon the needs of each patient.


After surgery, you will experience some discomfort once your anesthesia wears off. Our goal is to keep you as comfortable as possible. So, your surgeon will provide you with medication to mitigate your pain and soreness. It is imperative that you start walking the day after your surgery to reduce the risk of blood clots and refrain from smoking for at least two weeks following your surgery. You will receive specific instructions to follow during your recovery including rest and sleeping positions, bathing and showering techniques and exercises.

Post Surgery

Your surgeon will give you a compression garment to wear for approximately four weeks after surgery. You can resume normal activities after a few days and expect to be fully physically active in four to six weeks. You can typically expect to see about 50% of your total contour improvement two weeks after surgery and about 75% in one month.

A complete body lift is performed for those requiring maximum correction. A body lift may include abdominoplasty, breast reduction/breast lift, outer thigh lift, Brazilian butt lift and removal of skin and fat from the back and hips.

Your initial visit with your surgeon will help you prepare for your procedure and get an idea of what to expect during recovery. Your surgeon will also perform a complete physical examination, take blood tests, and take photos of your treatment area during the consultation. Feel free to talk to your doctor about the exact look you are hoping to achieve and any questions you have about your procedure.

Operating time is generally 3 to 5 hours depending on the scope of your specific situation.

Our professional M.D. Anesthesiologist always administers general anesthesia for all surgical procedures.

Yes. However, it will be necessary that you have someone to pick you up after the procedure, take you home, and stay with you for at least 24 hours.

You will need to start walking the day after your surgery. You can resume normal activities after a few days. You’ll regain full physical activity in four to six weeks.

Patient pictures are showing Before and After results are actual patients – Individual results vary. Client Testimonials are based on personal experience and are the opinion of individual clients. Any claims made on this website are intended to provide information about procedures provided here. Realistic Individual results will be discussed with you based on your information with an initial consult with a doctor or health care professional provided for your free consultation. The information provided is NOT intended as medical advice and is for your general knowledge only.