Full body lift? Breast lift? Keep my nipples?

I have lost 150 pounds and have a lot of excess skin. I need a full body lift but I want to keep my nipples intact as I love my breasts. I simply want them shaped & lifted. Is it possible? What are my best options? I know the process will take months, possibly years. What order do you suggest I get the surgeries? I'm willing to travel for my surgeries if I find a suitable surgeon. I lost weight with the lap band and my own personal struggles have left my arms terribly saggy & my thighs as well. Please Help!

This is a kind of long recovery time after a full body lift. You should find a board certified surgeon to take care of you after the procedure.

The breast lift is a very satisfying procedure for the patient and you will keep your nipples. In my experience, the vertical breast lift produces the smallest scars with good survival of the nipples. Don't hesitate to discuss with your surgeon the range of possible complications after such extensive surgeries.

Monika Jachna-Grzesiak MD
Monika Jachna-Grzesiak MD
178A CzerniakowskaWarszawamazowieckie00-440PL

Monika Jachna-Grzesiak MD

Czerniakowska 178A, Warszawa, 00-440,
Poland

Congratulations on your impressive weight loss. Simply put, yes it is routine to keep your natural nipples when having breast lifts. There are many more details to discuss with your board-certified plastic surgeon. Their recommendations would be based on your examination, degree of droop, position of your nipples, volume of breast tissue, amount of loose skin, etc. Use of implants versus only your own breast tissue would be discussed. Single or two-stage procedures would be discussed. Review your surgeon's website for representative photos.

Mastopexy operations (breast lifts) are designed to reshape and lift your breasts, and give you a pleasing result. Best wishes.

Sutton L. Graham II, MD, FACS
Sutton L. Graham II, MD, FACS
615 Halton RdGreenvilleSC29607US

Sutton L. Graham II, MD, FACS

615 Halton Road, Suite 100, Greenville, SC,
29607-3403, US

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