What Is Included in an Upper Body Lift vs. Lower Body Lift?

Upper body lift A body lift is a cosmetic surgical procedure that removes fat and loose skin in select target areas to sculpt a newer, more toned, and shapelier you. However, those who consider a lower or upper body lift often wonder which section of their body to focus on.

Learn more about both types of body lifts to help you decide where to start.

What You Need to Know About Upper Body Lifts

An upper body lift treats everything from the bra line and up. That’s why this procedure is sometimes referred to as a bra-line lift. If you have upper back skin that’s loose and saggy, spilling over your bra and the sides of your chest, you may be a good candidate for this procedure.

Most men who receive an upper body lift complement it with chest contouring, while women regularly opt for a breast lift. However, these accompanying procedures are not required.

When you receive an upper body lift, our surgeon will cut a scar near the bra line. Then, we will tone and shape the skin, removing excess back fat. You’ll also have less loose skin and no more spillage.

All About Lower Body Lifts

Lower body lifts refer to any cosmetic surgery below the belt. The two target areas with these procedures are the buttocks and thighs. The sagging skin that results in this area is often caused by weight loss.

With a lower body lift, you’ll have a firmer and more toned backside and thighs you won’t mind showing off in shorts and swimsuits. The surgery will retain more volume in the buttocks for lasting results.

Some patients also decide to receive an abdominoplasty or tummy tuck while getting a lower body lift to reshape everything below the bra. During a lower body lift, the surgeon will make an incision near the underwear line.

Schedule Your Body Lift with Donna Krummen, MD FACS Today

If you are considering a body lift, look no further than Donna Krummen, MD FACS, for exceptional results and compassionate care. With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Donna Krummen is a highly acclaimed and trusted plastic surgeon in Cincinnati. Her dedication to providing the best quality care for her patients shines through in every aspect of her work.

From her extensive training and expertise in all areas of plastic surgery to creating a comfortable and safe environment for her patients, Dr. Krummen’s commitment to each individual’s unique needs sets her apart from other surgeons. Contact us today to schedule your consultation at our Cincinnati, OH, office by calling 513-985-0850 and take the first step toward achieving your desired transformation.

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