If you feel your lower body is sagging and protruding in several places, not confined to one area, a circumferential body lift may be an effective solution. Plastic surgeons at OHSU have perfected the art of combining several procedures to treat the entire circumference of the front, back and sides. The lift has the greatest impact on the contour of the abdomen, waists, hips, buttocks and thighs, thus transforming the area into a firmer abdomen and lifted buttock for a more youthful look.
In a circumferential body lift, incisions are made around the entire circumference of the body. Excess fat and sagging skin are removed and surgeons reposition the remaining tissue. A body lift differs from liposuction because it tightens, lifts the skin and underlying tissue. This procedure also improves a dimpled, irregular skin surface known as cellulite.