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

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

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

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
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

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

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

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
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

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
  • 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

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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