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Lower Body Lift Before and After Images

A lower body lift adresses loose skin in the buttocks, hips and thighs, often resulting from large weight loss.

Dr Jeremy Hunt has performed a large number of lower body lifts throughout his 20-year career.

Lower body lift surgery may be performed on its own, or combined with other surgeries such as an adominoplasty (tummy tuck), upper arm (brachioplasty) or breast lift mastopexy. You can see a before and after gallery of combined surgeries here.

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.

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Lower Body Lift Surgery FAQs – Your Questions Answered About Lower Body Lift

When can I go home after LBL surgery?

You will stay in the hospital for five to seven nights following body lift surgery. Once you are comfortable and able to get to and from a bathroom, you will be able to go home. Once home, you should limit your movements to around the house for a week or so.

Will I have to return for post-operative care?

You’ll see Dr Hunt weekly for the first month after your surgery. As you progress, the time between visits will become longer.

How long will I be off work after Lower Body lift?

You will need to be off work for around three weeks following your lower body lift surgery.

When should I have a Lower Body Lift?

It’s important to note that a lower body lift should be performed when you are at your ideal body weight. Weight gain will stretch skin that has been tightened, undoing lower body lift improvements and weight loss will loosen and sag the newly tightened areas of skin. In order to remove excess skin, tighten muscle and remove any excess fat, I will make incisions across your waist and lower abdomen. A tummy tuck/abdominoplasty may also be performed at the same time.

Scarring will fade over time and where possible, incisions are made in areas not visible when in your swimsuit or underwear.

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About Dr Jeremy Hunt

Dr Hunt has worked with thousands of patients across his 20-year career. This is reflected in his role as Spokesperson for the ASPS – Australian Society of Plastic Surgery. Dr Hunt is also a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) and Supervisor of Plastic Surgery Training at Sydney Children’s Hospital.

Dr Hunt has a strong interest in helping his patients achieve their desired results by employing the most appropriate practices for each individual patient.

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