Body Procedures

Your body is your temple and you care for it inside and out. When you are in need of a little something extra to help you create the very best version of yourself, Dr. Li Plastic Surgery offers a number of different surgeries and procedures to help you achieve that outcome.

Before and Afters

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Liposuction slims and reshapes areas of the body by removing excess fat and improving body contours. This can treat:

  • Thighs
  • Hips
  • Buttocks
  • Abdomen
  • Waist
  • Upper Arms
  • Back
  • Inner Knee
  • Chest Area
  • Cheeks
  • Chin
  • Neck
  • Calves
  • Ankles

Arm Lift

Brachioplasty - Also known as an Arm Lift, reshapes the under portion of the upper arm, from the underarm region to the elbow. An arm lift is a cosmetic surgical procedure to improve the appearance of the under portion of your upper arms.

Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty, removes excess fat and skin and restores weakened muscles to create a smoother, firmer abdominal profile.

Post Massive Weight Loss

After dramatic weight loss, there may problematic areas of loose skin that can be treated with cosmetic or plastic surgery procedures.

Brazilian Butt Lift

A Brazilian butt lift is a specialized fat transfer procedure that augments the size and shape of the buttocks without implants. Excess fat is removed from the hips, abdomen, lower back, or thighs with liposuction, and a portion of this fat is then strategically injected into the buttocks.

How is a Tummy Tuck performed?

For a tummy tuck procedure, anesthesia is given for safety and comfort. A low horizontal incision is made across the bikini line. The skin is lifted, and the underlying abdominal muscles, which are separated or weakened after pregnancy, are tightened.

Excess fat is removed using liposuction. The skin is redraped, and the excess fat and skin are removed. A small drainage tube or two may be left in place temporarily to facilitate healing. The scars are hidden in the bikini line and belly button.

Some patients may be candidates for a mini tummy tuck, a limited tummy tuck, an extended tummy tuck, a flankplasty, or a belt lipectomy.

Where does the fat come from for a Brazilian Butt Lift?

One of the beautiful aspects of the Brazilian Butt Lift is that the augmentation is created with your own living tissue. For the Brazilian Butt Lift, fat is most commonly harvested from your abdomen, flanks, thighs, hips, and lower back.

Dr. Li uses a special technique that also removes extra fat from the sides above and below your buttocks to create even better curves.

After losing significant amount of weight, what is my best option?

Patients who have lost significant amounts of weight usually have numerous but similar areas of concern.

These areas usually include:

  • Excess skin around the front, the sides, and the back of the lower torso including the abdomen
  • Lower body lift, extended tummy tuck, or tummy tuck
  • Breast sagging and loss of volume
  • Breast lift with possible implant Sagging of the facial skin and neck
  • Facelift, Neck Contouring Hanging skin under the arm
  • Brachioplasty (arm lift)Wrinkling and excessive bagginess of the thighs
  • Medial thigh lift, lower body lift

Obviously, all of these concerns cannot be addressed simultaneously during one operation. However, two procedures can usually be safely combined.

During your consultation. Dr.Li will assess your anatomy as well as your own priorities to help you develop a comprehensive plan for your body contouring. It is not uncommon to start with a lower body lift.

Simple and Straightforward: Pay for the treatments or procedures you want, when you want them. Apply for the CareCredit healthcare credit card in our office, or online. Applying is fast and easy, with almost no wait time to find out if you’ve been approved.

To apply, you’ll need the following information: Use CareCredit’s online monthly payment calculator to estimate your monthly payments. We offer financing options for all of our services.

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