FAQ: Skin Tightening
This surgery will lift and tighten the skin around the body and reduce the appearance of wrinkles/cellulite caused by excess fat and skin
The patient’s skin may have rippling, bagginess or experience pigment changes and asymmetry. Another possible but unlikely risk/complications is fluid retention/loss, shock, infections, bleeding, reaction to anesthesia, and permanent numbness.
You may use topical cream or laser treatments that will tighten the skin or tries to reduce the appearance of cellulite. Additionally, a healthy lifestyle and commitment to exercise could benefit the patient or control garments
An incision will be made at different sites of the body, where loose skin will be removed and sutured back together in order to tighten the skin. Additionally, small amount of fat and soft tissue will be removed and the muscles of the body will be tightened. This will overall reduce the appearance of wrinkles and improve the texture of the skin
Depending on the amount of excess skin and cellulite you have. It is an invasive surgery and will require general anesthesia.
Your body will be a little bit slimmer but the change will not be drastic. You will have tighter skin than before, less cellulite and an improvement in the texture/firmness of your skin. The degree of these results will vary from patient to patient.
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It should not affect movement or flexibility on the long run, however during the recovery period, the level of activity should be low
Yes. It is advised that liposuction is combined with a body lift to produce the most optimal results
It should last for a long time, as long as patients maintain a healthy diet and regular exercise, however as the patient ages, the body will accumulate fat more easily and their skin will loose its firmness
Additional surgery is usually not needed as long as the patient does not gain excessive weight over the period of time
You can discuss cost during the initial consultation after the examination it will be determine whether additional works needs to be done.
The surgery could take around 1-3 hours depending on the size and work needed to be done on the patient
The incisions will be made at the inner body or the posterior portion of the body. It is not possible to do this surgery without making a long incision
느슨한 피부는 흉터를 남기지 않고 제거 할 수 없지만 이러한 흉터를 숨기려는 시도가있을 것입니다.
The swelling usually subsides after 2-3 weeks
It will take around a year to have full recovery but only a couple of months to look presentable
In the short run, you will feel temporary pain, swelling, soreness, numbness, bruising and tiredness. All of these side effects will subside after a month of recovery
It will be moderate but you will be given pain medication to help manage with this
You will be given mild narcotic during the first few days after surgery follow by extra strength Tylenol after a few days.
I do not usually use drain after the procedure. However, if there may be a lot of drainage after the procedure, a small drain may be placed.
이름과 생년월일로 신원이 확인되었는지 확인하십시오.
You will be given a special garment that needs to be wrapped around your bodys. Other than that, it is suggested that patients wear loose and comfortable clothing
절차가 확인되었는지 확인하십시오
내 환자의 대부분은 외래 환자입니다. 준비가되면 퇴원 할 수 있습니다.
Make sure the correct site and side of your procedure has been marked
After 2-3 weeks, patients are able to return back to their normal routine
알레르기 및 부작용 확인
마약 진통제 복용을 중단하고 운전할 수 있다고 느끼면 운전할 수 있습니다.
사전 동의 양식을 이해하고 서명했는지 확인하십시오
Most patients return to work around 2-3 weeks after the surgery but if your work requires a lot of sitting, a cushion/pillow is suggested to help reduce any discomfort
내 환자의 대부분은 외래 환자입니다. 준비가되면 퇴원 할 수 있습니다.
I usually like the procedure to be done under general anesthesia.
You will meet with the anesthesiologist prior to the surgery in the preoperative area. You may arrange to speak to an anesthesiologist by telephone prior to your surgery date.
Yes, your medication list will be reviewed during your consultation and your pre-operative appointments. Please notify your surgeon of any changes or new medications at your preoperative appointment.
일반적으로 출혈 또는 출혈 시간 연장을 유발할 수있는 모든 약물을 중단하거나 변경해야 할 수 있습니다. 귀하는 가족 주치의와 이러한 약을 복용 한 전문가와상의하지 않고 약을 중단해서는 안됩니다.
Make sure your care providers wash their hands before and after your care
History and physical, EKG, CBC, and metabolic panel for patients over 55 years of age. Thyroid panel for patients with thyroid disorders.
- 화씨 100.4도 이상의 열이 있습니다.
- 숨가쁨 또는 흉통이 있음
- You notice increased redness, swelling, warmth, or pain around your procedure site
- You have persistent stiffness, numbness/tingling, or weakness in the procedural area
- You have pain that you cannot control
Follow your doctor’s instructions on resuming normal daily activities
그렇습니다. 처음 며칠 동안 운전, 무거운 짐을 키우고 애완 동물을 돌보는 데 도움을주십시오.