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Transform Your Confidence with Upper Body Lift Surgery

Upper body lift surgery offers a comprehensive solution to address loose, sagging skin resulting from significant weight loss. This transformative procedure may encompass various treatments, such as an upper arm lift, breast lift (or gynecomastia treatment), or the removal of back fat rolls. If you’re struggling with the aftermath of weight loss and its impact on your self-confidence, the upper body lift procedures, including liposuction, can help create firmer and smoother contours, ultimately enhancing your profile and revitalizing your self-assurance.

Is an Upper Body Lift Right for You? Reasons to Consider the Procedure

An upper body lift may be the ideal solution for you in the following circumstances:

By considering an upper body lift, you can achieve smoother contours and renewed confidence in your appearance.

Who Is A Good Candidate For An Upper-Body Lift?

When you visit me, Dr. Yasser Khattab, to seek an upper body lift in Dubai, I would like to analyze your body type, listen to your expectations, and assess the potential changes the procedure can achieve for your body. But, before drafting a surgery plan, I would check your candidature on the following basis:

By meeting these criteria, you can be considered a good candidate for an upper-body lift, leading to transformative results and improved well-being.

Things To Know About Upper-Body Lift

The upper-body lift procedure brings about harmonious psychological and physical changes to a person’s body. However, it is crucial to understand that sustaining upper-body lift results requires consistent efforts in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. As your trusted cosmetic surgeon in Dubai, I, Dr. Yasser Khattab, would like to provide valuable insights into the merits, limitations, and essential preparations for an upper-body lift.

  1. Appearance Improvement: With the upper-body lift, you can enjoy wearing fitted clothes as your slimmer appearance will be enhanced.

  2. Removal of Loose and Wrinkled Skin: The surgery effectively eliminates loose and wrinkled skin, leading to a more youthful and rejuvenated appearance.

  3. Smooth and Even Contours: The procedure addresses uneven fat rolls and bulges that may cause self-consciousness, resulting in smoother and more sculpted body contours.

  4. Scar Healing: While a scar may be present at the site of the incision, it will gradually subside and fade away over the course of several months.

  5. Recovery and Rest: Complete rest is essential during the first week after the surgery, and the complete recovery process may take some time.

  6. Hospitalization or Skilled Nursing Care: Depending on individual needs, you may require one to three days of hospitalization or skilled nursing care at home.

  7. Preparation: Plan your household or work-related duties before the surgery to ensure a smooth recovery process.

What To Expect From Upper Body Lift In Dubai?

Patients can expect the following during the recovery period:

  1. Incision Site Changes: Slight bruising, bumps, and redness may be observed at the incision site.

  2. Pain Management: Pain in the initial days after surgery can be managed with prescribed analgesic medications.

  3. Scar Recovery: The scar healing process will take time and require proper care.

  4. Realistic Expectations: It is essential to have realistic expectations about the outcomes of the procedure.

  5. Visible Contours: The improved body contours will become visible in a few days.

  6. Possible Complications: While rare, there is a slight risk of infection and sores at the incision site. In such cases, contacting the surgeon immediately is crucial.

As your dedicated surgeon, I prioritize your well-being and satisfaction throughout the upper-body lift journey, ensuring you achieve the desired results and renewed self-confidence.

How Much Does Upper Body Lift Cost In Dubai?

The cost of Upper Body Lift in Dubai varies in each individual. The final cost is decided at the time of consultation.

Frequently Asked Questions About Upper Body Lift

An upper body lift, also known as an upper body contouring procedure, is a cosmetic surgery that aims to improve the appearance of the upper body by addressing excess skin, fat, and sagging tissues. It typically includes procedures such as an upper arm lift, breast lift (or gynecomastia treatment for men), and back fat removal. The surgery involves removing excess skin and fat, resulting in a more toned and sculpted upper body.

Ideal candidates for an upper body lift are individuals who have undergone significant weight loss through natural means or bariatric surgery, experienced sagging skin after pregnancy, or have excess skin around the arms, chest, or waist. Candidates should be in good health, with stable weight for at least six months, and have realistic expectations about the outcomes of the procedure.

The recovery period after an upper body lift can vary based on individual healing capabilities and the extent of the procedure. You may experience slight bruising, swelling, and discomfort, which can be managed with prescribed pain medications. It is essential to follow post-operative instructions carefully, including wearing compression garments and avoiding strenuous activities for a specified period. Full recovery may take several weeks, and the scars will gradually fade over time.

Yes, there will be some visible scars after an upper body lift, as incisions are made to remove excess skin and fat. However, a skilled surgeon like Dr. Yasser Khattab can strategically place the incisions in inconspicuous locations to minimize the visibility of scars. With proper scar care and healing, the scars will gradually fade and become less noticeable over time.

Like any surgical procedure, an upper body lift carries inherent risks, though they are generally low when performed by an experienced surgeon. Potential risks may include infection, bleeding, scarring, changes in sensation, and asymmetry. Choosing a qualified and board-certified plastic surgeon like Dr. Yasser Khattab can help minimize these risks and ensure a safe and successful upper body lift experience.

Life-Changing Results

Dr. Yasser Khattab's Expertise in Cosmetic Surgery

Saril Ali
Saril Ali
Dr Yasser is a surgeon with exceptional skills and unwavering dedication. One of the few plastic surgeons who not only specializes in hand surgery but also in paediatric plastic surgery with a compassionate approach.
Dr Yasir Khattab is an excellent hand and plastic surgeon. I have referred many complicated cases with an outstanding outcome .
Yaser Elgazzar
Yaser Elgazzar
Excellent experienced surgeon Highly recommended
Abed Ajaj
Abed Ajaj
One of the best surgeon in uae committed and honest with the patient
Hanna G
Hanna G
I was treated by dr Yasser few times and always was very happy with his attitude to patient. His diagnoses were always explained and plan for treatment was clearly stated.. Another experience was as doctor , colleague working with dr Yasser. I consider him as an excellent surgeon, very skilled, very modest and always very polite and respectful to all staff in OT.. Definitely I would recommend dr Yasser as a plastic, reconstructive surgeon.. Extremely skilled in surgical procedures like fractures or injuries of hand including construction of damaged nerves..
Randa Chad
Randa Chad
Dr. Yasser is very professional and helpful in all medical matters. Highly recommend if you have any issue in hand / plastic surgeries!
Olimpia Carmen
Olimpia Carmen
Excellent doctor, professional and empathetic with his patients, always in top with his expertise in his field, very respected by colleagues surgeons and any medical professional. His opinion counts, and he is trusted in all medical decisions taken, for the best of his patients. His hands are having healing powers, as well as his words of encouragement, support and guidance.
Neeb Aoun
Neeb Aoun
Dr Yasser has been an amazing surgeon. He has been welcoming and listened to my concerns and diagnosed the problems correctly and this helped improve my symptoms. I really wish best for this doctor.
Grace Salazar
Grace Salazar
Dr. Yasser Khattab, is extremely professional: he takes time to listen and to explain. I can tell he truly cares about his patients, his services are highly recommended.

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