Sydney Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon, Dr Alex Phoon invites us into the operating room to get a front row seat for this patients final chapter in her weight loss journey.
After losing an incredible amount of weight, this patient was left with unsightly and uncomfortable excess skin that prevented her from being able to enjoy life to the fullests. As part of her surgery, Dr Alex Phoon performed a body lift, breast lift, brachioplasty and breast augmentation.
What is a body lift?
Sometimes referred to as body contouring surgery, a body lift is a surgical procedure that removes excess skin and fatty tissue from the abdomen, hips, outer thighs, back and buttocks after extreme weight loss. It can also tighten the muscle of the abdominal wall.
Learn more about body lift surgery and find qualified plastic surgeons who perform this procedure here.
Cosmetic Journey would like to thank Dr. Alex Phoon for his input into this blog post.