What Is Included in an Upper Body Lift?

A woman in a white sports bra with lines showing where she wants a body lift procedure.

An upper body lift is a transformative surgical procedure focusing on enhancing the shape and tone of your upper body. This comprehensive approach targets key areas, including the chest, back, and arms, aiming to create a more contoured and harmonious appearance.

By removing excess skin and fat, the procedure strives to reveal a smoother, firmer upper body. The potential benefits? Beyond the physical changes, many find an upper body lift may significantly boost their self-confidence.

However, it’s important to approach this decision with realistic expectations, understanding that results can vary. 

Components of an Upper Body Lift

An upper body lift encompasses several procedures, each designed to refine and rejuvenate your appearance. This tailored approach allows for a customized treatment plan, addressing specific areas of concern. 

  • Breast Lift or Gynecomastia Treatment: For women and men, respectively, these procedures aim to create a more proportionate chest. A breast lift raises and firms the breasts, while gynecomastia treatment reduces excess male breast tissue.
  • Arm Lift: This component targets loose, sagging skin on the arms, resulting in a more toned and defined appearance.
  • Bra Strap Excision: Specifically designed to eliminate excess skin and fat along the back, this procedure smooths the area around the bra straps, enhancing comfort and clothing fit.

Considering Your Options

Exploring the possibility of an upper body lift, including bra strap excision, is a significant step towards enhancing your appearance and confidence. It’s crucial to consult with a qualified plastic surgeon to discuss your options and set realistic expectations.

Remember, your body and goals are unique, and personalized advice is invaluable. Prepare questions in advance and be open about your medical history and what you hope to achieve.

This conversation is your opportunity to understand the potential benefits and limitations. Seeking professional guidance is a positive move toward making informed decisions about your health and appearance, ensuring the best possible outcomes for you.

Schedule Your Upper Body Lift Consultation in Austin, TX

Considering an upper body lift or bra strap excision? Begin your journey towards a more confident you with Dr. Andrew Trussler’s practice. Located in Austin, TX, Dr. Trussler is dedicated to providing personalized, professional care. 

Discover your options and what can realistically be achieved by scheduling a consultation. Contact us today at 512-450-1077 and take the first step toward the appearance you’ve always envisioned.

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