Mr Omar Tillo
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
There are numerous benefits which can be gained from undergoing a bra line back lift. However, before you undergo this procedure, it is important to understand the rare side effects which can occur.
Benefits of Bra Line Back Lift
Possible Side Effects
All patients should be in good health and have realistic expectations about what can be achieved with bra line back lift surgery.
We do not treat patients below the age of 18 years of age.
Healing is better if patients refrain from or quit smoking.
The procedure is ideal for women who have skin laxity on the upper back that has created a bulge around the bra line and have not able to get rid of it with just diet and exercise. Individual experiencing weight fluctuations may be considered.
Bra line back lift is performed under local anaesthesia to ensure maximum patient safety and relaxation throughout the whole procedure. The procedure is a day case procedure so the patient can go home on the same day.
The first stage of the procedure involves performing liposuction using ClearLipo™ to remove excess fat from the area. An incision is then made across the back that is used to cut off the excess skin, and the incision is then stitched up with dissolvable sutures. The scar is made in an area that can be easily hidden underneath the bra or bikini strap.
The procedure can help get rid of multi-back rolls by smoothing them out during the surgery.
Following the bra line back lift surgery, there will be some swelling and bruising that will fade away over time. It usually takes up to 10 days to fully recover, however, strenuous activities must be avoided for at least 3-4 weeks. Pain medication can be taken to ease any discomfort felt during the recovery period.
You should expect an aesthetically pleasing appearance of their rear view after having excess fat and skin removed. The bra bulge and back rolls will be gone, and will now appear flat. The circumference of the upper back will also be reduced giving a naturally appealing appearance.
The procedure is suitable if you have a bulge around the bra line area and are not able to get rid of it with just diet and exercise.
Liposuction with ClearLipo™ is performed to remove excess fat. Then an incision scar is made across the back that is used to remove excess skin and tighten the back for an appealing look. The incision is then stitched up with dissolvable sutures.
You are expected to quit smoking for at least 30 days before your bra line back lift surgery. Avoid taking aspirin or any blood thinners to prevent bleeding during the procedure
The procedure usually takes up to an hour.
Expect some swelling and bruising following your surgery that will fade away over time. It may take up to 10 days for you to fully recover. It is recommended that you avoid any strenuous physical activities for 4-6 weeks to allow the treated area to heal.
Bra line back lift does not come with many complications other than the ones associated with any surgical procedures like infection and bleeding that can prevented with a good aftercare routine.
An aesthetically pleasing contour and tightness of the appearance of your back. The result may be affected by weight gain, therefore, it is important to maintain weight to maintain your results.
You will be under local/twilight anaesthesia making the experience relaxing and pleasant throughout the whole procedure.
The incision scar is made across your back which will leave a thin line, however, it can be hidden with your bra or bikini strap easily.