Seven Common Body Lift Myths about Contouring Surgery

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The 7 Body Lift Myths about Body Contouring surgery

Body lift surgery after significant weight loss is a major surgery. Reducing excess loose skin and tissue can help improve your appearance and make it easier to exercise. Having realistic expectations is key – Here are the 7 Body Lift Myths to consider before surgery:

Myth 1 – My body lift surgery will make me look 10 years younger

Be realistic – you are the age you are, body contouring surgery cannot turn back the clock you will receive many complements post the surgery but it can’t erase your physical years.

Myth 2 – One and done surgery – I will have everything fixed in just one go and achieve the perfect result

The body you envisage might take more than one surgery to achieve. Due to everyone’s individual shape and needs. There are specific areas that can be dealt with within one surgery others will need more than one surgery or even a first and second stage operation to achieve the optimal outcome.

Myth 3 – Scarless – l will have no scars and look like a supermodel

All surgery leaves scars. You will have scars, usually fine white lines which are eventually hardly noticeable, often hidden within the shape of your body but unfortunately, not all scars can be hidden. The specialty of plastic surgery is one where surgical scarring is reduced as much as possible using the best techniques products and equipment to provide the optimal surgical outcome.

Myth 4 – Surgery will fix my relationship issues and find me a new partner

Body contouring surgery cannot provide you the partner in life that you have been searching for.

Myth 5 – It’s Easy – My post-op healing will be easy and won’t impact my life and my responsibilities at all

Be aware of all the responsibilities you currently have such as family,  dependent children, pets,  jobs etc you will need to recruit help to manage any pre-existing responsibilities to enable you to focus on your surgery and recovery.

Myth 6 – Instant Results – I will get instantaneous and miraculous results from body surgery

Body lift surgery is not a quick fix. Recovery from major surgery takes many weeks and it can be many months before the final effect of surgery is achieved.

Myth 7  – The reason I am having surgery because my friend or partner thinks I should

Body contouring surgery is something you should choose for yourself, of course it will make your relationship and commitment to your partner and children easier, but it should be about you.

What Are The Benefits Of Body Surgery?

The optimal outcome can be achieved with a commitment to diet and recommended activity regime in partnership with wound healing and surgical care.

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How Body Lift Surgery Can Help

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