Upper Body Lift in Charlotte, NC

Being overweight takes a toll on your upper body, and you may have loose skin and areas of fat after you lose the pounds. Plastic surgeon Dr. Broc Pratt offers upper body lift procedures for men and women in Charlotte, Huntersville and surrounding areas in North Carolina.

What is an Upper Body Lift?

One of the little-known after effects of losing a large amount of weight is being left with sagging skin and areas of stubborn fat that is resistant to diet and exercise. At a time when most people would feel better about their appearances, people who have excess skin and fat cannot feel confident because they still must hide their bodies. An upper body lift addresses the problems with the fat and skin that remains after losing a large amount of weight.

What are the Benefits of an Upper Body Lift?

  • Remedies lax skin that develops when carrying excess pounds for prolonged periods
  • Improves confidence in achieving the long journey of weight loss
  • Minimizes the risk of infections and chafing in skin folds
  • Provides motivation to continue a healthy lifestyle

How is an Upper Body Lift Performed?

The upper body lift may involve the:

  • Back
  • Chest
  • Abdomen
  • Arms
  • Breasts

Each of these areas require techniques that restore natural contours, so the procedure is tailored to the patient. Dr. Pratt discusses his surgical plan during the consultation.

How Do I Prepare for an Upper Body Lift?

An upper body lift may require a lengthy recovery, so you should prepare yourself emotionally and mentally to be patient with your body and focus on the long-term benefits of the procedure. Dr. Pratt and his staff will provide the support that you need before, during and after your upper body lift surgery.

What is Recovery Like After an Upper Body Lift?

Pain, swelling, bruising, stiffness, tenderness and other symptoms may develop after the surgery. Compression bandages may be used to minimize the swelling. Dr. Pratt may prescribe pain medications to help you feel comfortable and rest quietly.

How Much Does an Upper Body Lift Cost in Charlotte, NC?

The cost of an upper body lift varies, so we can provide this information after your consultation. Financing for your upper body lift is available through CareCredit® for qualified patients.

Is an Upper Body Lift Right for Me?

If you are troubled by skin that hangs from your upper body or pockets of stubborn fat, you may be a good candidate for an upper body lift.

Do I Need an Upper Body Lift Consultation?

Because an upper body lift can be extensive, we recommend that you meet with Dr. Pratt to understand the procedure and what results may be achieved.

At Carolina Age Management Institute, Broc Pratt, MD, offers upper body lifts for men and women in Charlotte, Huntersville and surrounding areas of North Carolina. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.

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