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.

手术可能需要1-3个小时左右,具体取决于患者的体型和需要完成的工作

切口将在体内或体内的后部进行。不做长切口就不可能做这个手术

不能去除松弛的皮肤而不会留下疤痕,但是会尝试隐藏这些疤痕

肿胀通常在2-3周后消退

要完全恢复大约需要一年的时间,但是看起来只有几个月才可以恢复正常

在短期内,您会感到暂时的疼痛,肿胀,酸痛,麻木,瘀伤和疲倦。所有这些副作用将在一个月恢复后消失

会适中,但会给您止痛药以帮助您解决

手术后的头几天,您将服用轻度麻醉剂,几天后再使用强力泰诺。

手术后我通常不使用排水。但是,如果手术后可能有大量的排水,则可以放置一个小的排水管。

确保已通过姓名和出生日期确认您的身份
您会得到一件特殊的衣服,需要包裹在您的身上。除此之外,建议患者穿宽松舒适的衣服

确保您的程序已被确认
我的病人多数是门诊病人。准备好以后就可以出院了

确保标记了正确的部位和步骤
2-3周后,患者能够恢复正常

确认您可能有的任何过敏和副作用
一旦停止服用麻醉性止痛药并且感觉能够开车,您可能会开车。

确保您了解并签署了知情同意书
大多数患者在手术后2-3周左右恢复工作,但如果您的工作需要大量坐姿,建议使用垫子/枕头以帮助减轻不适感

我的病人多数是门诊病人。准备好以后就可以出院了

我通常喜欢在全身麻醉下进行的手术。

在术前,您将在手术前与麻醉师会面。您可以安排在手术日期之前通过电话与麻醉师交谈。

是的,您的药物清单将在您的咨询和术前预约期间进行审查。术前预约时,请将任何变化或新药通知医生。

通常,可能会导致出血或出血时间延长的所有药物都需要停止或更改。如果没有咨询您的家庭医生和使用这些药物的专家,则不应停止任何药物治疗。

确保护理人员在护理前后洗手
55岁以上患者的病史和身体状况,EKG,CBC和代谢状况。甲状腺疾病患者的甲状腺板。

  • 您发烧高于华氏100.4度
  • 您呼吸急促或胸痛
  • 您会发现手术部位周围发红,肿胀,发热或疼痛加剧
  • 您在程序区域出现持续的僵硬,麻木/刺痛或无力
  • 你有无法控制的痛苦

按照医生的指示恢复正常的日常活动
是的,请在头几天安排帮助驾驶,举重和照料宠物。

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