Plastic Surgery Body Contouring

The cost of body lift surgery is determined based on the surgeon’s fee, the number of procedures planned, the amount of work needed, facility fees and the anesthesia fees. As an example, a lower body lift can cost anywhere from $15,000 to $30,000. The exact number not only reflects your surgeons experience but also the […]

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All surgical procedures, including arm lift surgery, have potential risks associated with their performance. The decision to have arm lift is extremely personal, and ultimately you’ll have to decide if this procedure will achieve your goals and whether or not the potential Arm Lift Complications are acceptable. Possible Arm Lift Complications Include: Unfavorable scarringBleeding/HematomaInfectionFluid Accumulation […]

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What to expect when you wake up from your arm lift surgery: When you wake up from your arm lift procedure, during your Arm lift recovery you will be in the post-operative holding area. Your arms will be wrapped with ACE bandages. These should be left in place for the first 72 hours of your […]

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Anesthesia: General or sedation. Location of operation: Surgery center or hospital. Length of surgery: 1.5 to 3 hours Length of stay: Outpatient (home same day). Discomfort: Mild to moderate. Anticipate 2-5 days of prescription pain medication. Swelling: Improves over 14-21 days. Bruising: Mild Bandages: Will be removed in 4-5 days. Stitches: Will be absorbable. Back […]

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First consultation with Dr. Agha- This will take about 1 hour. Pre-operative appointment- During this session, our surgical coordinator will cover any questions that you may have, will provide you with your prescriptions and pre- and post-operative instructions, surgery center paperwork, and your arm lift consent forms. Date of arm lift surgery- Arrive 1 hour […]

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Where will your arm lift procedure be performed? Arm lift surgery can be done on an ambulatory basis. Dr. Agha has staff privilege to operate either at accrediated surgery centers or one of the local hospitals. The choice of hospital versus surgery center is determined by your medical health. For most healthy patients, the surgery […]

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Who benefits from arm liposuction only? With arm lift procedures arm liposuction may be sufficient for people who’s arm skin is not damaged by sun, smoking, ageing, or weight loss. In these patients the arm skin has no stretch marks and has retained its elasticity. Following liposuction in an arm lift procedure, the deflated arm […]

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To thoroughly consider all the options available to you for your arm lift surgery, you will need a Arm Lift Consultation, and seek out a board-certified plastic surgeon. Siamak Agha, MD, PhD, FACS, is board certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery and is an expert in body contouring and plastic surgery after weight […]

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How much does an arm lift cost? Like any other plastic surgery procedure, the arm lift cost includes cost of anesthesia, operating room, and Dr. Agha’s professional fees. Also, the arm lift cost depends on other factors such as the length of surgery. The latter is affected by the type of the arm lift procedure […]

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Sagging, drooping upper arms can make one feel self conscious in a short sleeve shirt, and you will completely forget about that red strapless dress you have been eyeing at the trendy boutique. If this sounds familiar, you may be a candidate for an brachioplasty, or arm lift. With this popular plastic surgery procedure your […]

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Total Body Lift Surgery in in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Body Lift: Dr. Siamak Agha’s Signature Procedure The woman physique embodies the true sense of a three dimensional shape in space. It not only represents curves in a two dimensional hour-glass form, but also curves that are appreciated as the bust in the front […]

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* Individual Results May Vary Body Lift in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Upper Body Lift After Massive Weight Loss In weight loss patients, upper body laxity can present in a vertical direction as back rolls or a circumferential direction as excess tissue under the arm pits. The vertical upper body laxity often presents as […]

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Typical Body Lift Patients in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Typical Patients for Plastic Surgery After Massive Weight Loss You Are Not Alone Gastric bypass surgery (bariatric surgery) or massive weight loss (MWL) results in a variety of changes that most patients find disturbing. For some, a near normal appearance may be the result, but […]

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Recovery from Body Lift and Plastic Surgery in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Lower or upper body lift procedures may be performed as an outpatient procedure or in a hospital, depending on the planned extent of the procedures. Dr. Siamak Agha operates at the Newport Center for Surgery, an American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory […]

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Preparation for Plastic Surgery After Massive Weight Loss Timing for Plastic Surgery On average, gastric bypass patients lose 60% to 70% of their excess weight within the first 12 months after surgery in Los Angeles. Many patients regain some of the was able to drop weight during the ensuing years and on average regain about […]

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Surgical Risks and Potential Complications with Body Lift After Massive Weight Loss All surgical procedures have potential risks associated with their performance. The decision to have body lift procedures is extremely personal, and you’ll have to decide if the procedure will achieve your goals and whether or not the risks and potential complications are acceptable. […]

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Potential Complications of Thighplasty Thighplasty procedures carry a higher risk of both minor and major wound complications than other procedures. This may be related to a number of factors including the proximity of the incisions to the groin and buttock areas, the constant moisture of this region, and the gravitational force on the incisions, e.g. […]

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* Individual Results May Vary Vertical Thighplasty A vertical thighplasty is recommended for the treatment of loose thigh skin in a circumferential (horizontal) dimension. The procedure involves removal of a large ellipse of skin and tissue of the inner thigh through a vertical incision that starts at the groin crease and extends to the inner […]

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* Individual Results May Vary Spiral Thigh Lift Spiral Thigh Lift is the signature thigh lift procedure that Dr. Siamak Agha has developed for those who have vertical laxity of the thighs. As the name implies, the Spiral Thigh Lift improves the laxity of thigh front, back, and the inner surface. In many weight loss […]

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Thigh Lift and Thighplasty in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills One of the most challenging procedures in Post-bariatric Plastic Surgery is the thigh lift or thighplasty surgery in Los Angeles. This is because the thigh deformity is variable; the thigh contour is heavily influenced by the adjacent regions such as the abdomen, waist and buttocks; […]

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Ideal Thigh Aesthetics The ideal thighs present certain features that define an aesthetically beautiful and healthy figure. These include thighs that are proportionate to the buttocks, abdomen, and legs. There is a gentle and smooth convexity of the thigh front which conforms to the large muscle mass as opposed to the flattened thigh back. The […]

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Thigh Lift and Thighplasty in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Nature of Thigh Distortion after Weight Loss After significant weight loss, there is a variable degree of thigh tissue distortion that is dependent on the individual’s genetic predisposition, gender, extent of weight loss, and the remaining weight. For those patients who have been able to […]

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* Individual Results May Vary Body Lift in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Lower Body Lift After Massive Weight Loss The lower body lift is a combination of a circumferential abdominoplasty, buttock lift, and outer or lateral thigh lift. Through the circumferential abdominoplasty in Los Angeles incisions, the excess lower back, waist, upper thigh, and […]

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Body Lift Overview Body lift is a form of cosmetic surgery performed by a qualified plastic surgeon in order to repair or to improve specific areas of the body. Body lift procedures are a serious matter and should not be entered into lightly. A number of issues need to be understood when one is considering […]

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Your Consultation with Dr. Agha Your Consultation with Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon Dr. Siamak Agha Weight-loss patients are among the most informed of the prospective patients seeking plastic surgery in Los Angeles. During your initial consultation, you will be asked about your general physical and mental health status, pre-existing health conditions, prior surgeries, your medications, […]

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* Individual Results May Vary Body Lift in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Buttock Enhancement After Massive Weight Loss Most weight loss patients present with lower body rolls and buttock deflation and sagging. The buttocks become deflated, broad, and sag over the upper thigh region on the back. They also lose projection and roundness. A […]

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* Individual Results May Vary Breast Surgery and Body Lift in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Breast Reshaping After Massive Weight Loss Many of the aforementioned changes occur independently on each side of the body, and the degree of change is often asymmetrical. It is not surprising to find that the breasts are also asymmetrical […]

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* Individual Results May Vary Body Lift in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Arm Lift or Brachioplasty After Massive Weight Loss The aesthetically beautiful arm is considered to be lean and firm, displaying the underlying muscles. On the outer surface, the convexity of the shoulder deltoid muscle merges with that of the bicep muscle on […]

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* Individual Results May Vary Body Lift in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills Tummy Tuck After Massive Weight Loss There are many types of abdominoplasty in Los Angeles that are performed on daily basis in the realm of plastic surgery in Los Angeles. Most weight loss patients often benefit from a circumferential abdominoplasty in Los […]

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