Different persons have different body structure and problem areas. No one likes gaining weight and often is a nightmare for many. Often patients have concerns with different parts of the body, such as thighs, buttocks, breast, tummy and arms. A person can correct all the defective areas in a single session rather than having several surgeries. A Belt Lipectomy is the procedure and surgical method to contour the body after the sudden weight loss.
Candidates for Belt Lipectomy:
- Men and women both can undergo this surgery. Some people have a normal weight but have excess weight around the abdominal area and feel the need to improve their body structure.
- If someone has lost more than 100 pounds, that person can opt for the surgery. Due to weight loss they have massive loose skin around their stomach area, hips, back, and buttocks.
- Patients who are moderately overweight. Some people find it extremely difficult to lose the extra 30 to 50 pounds even after exercising and following diet. Such person can undergo this surgery.
How the surgery is performed?
The procedure is quite safe and takes around 4 hours to complete. General anesthesia is infused to the patient so that he falls asleep. It is an extensive tummy tuck procedure. The process removes loose hanging skin and muscles from the tummy area. The advantage is that it removes the looseness above the buttock area thus providing a lifted look.
The surgery begins with the patient in the belly down position and requires the body to be turned onto the back once the initial posterior buttocks and the lower back area surgery is completed so that stomach can be performed. Thus, belt Lipectomy procedure is completed.
The surgeon uses procedure to tighten the outer tight and buttock; and contour the body from the knee to the ribs area. Even Brazilian liposuction method is sometimes used. Your surgeon will discuss about the procedure before the start of the surgery.
Post care and recovery:
After completion of the operation, the surgeon will provide binders that need to be worn continuously for quicker recovery. If you experience some pain and swelling, your surgeon will provide medication for the same. You need to follow instruction of the surgeon after the operation and should control your diet for faster healing. Strenuous exercises should be avoided immediately after the surgery. However, after few weeks you can continue with light exercises. Most importantly, proper diet should be maintained.