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Grace Diamond, United Kingdom
star star Jul 2021

Affordable and professional treatment

Fantastic!! Definitely recommend booking via flymedi, prices are affordable which isn’t the case where I live. So far everything’s running smoothly and any questions I’ve had have been answered honestly and promptly. very caring and professional towards your needs and no judgments

El, Canada
star star Jul 2021

Angela went above and beyond my expectations. She is very friendly and you can always feel at ease contacting her. She made sure I was comfortable with our choice of surgeon Dr. Can Karaca and set up a video call for me. Always ready to help and answer any questions (she would always be available despite the 7 hour time difference)! I wasn’t really sure about traveling to Istanbul, Turkey for my procedure until I met Angela and she explained everything from start to finish and stood behind her words to always be of assistance. Mind you I have been researching for months now for a good doctor and went back and forth between waiting 2 years to get my surgery done in Canada or even traveling to Mexico for it! I was thinking Turkey would be a difficult route due to time difference and the distance but I’m very happy I chose to go to Turkey with Flymedi and I’m glad my agent was Angela Sabou! Do not hesitate to work with Flymedi and especially request Angela if you can!!! - a very satisfied client

Suzan Desmond, United States
star star Jul 2021

Adonis Fertility International Caring Professionals

After trying IVF unsuccessfully in the US for many years Maria from Adonis Fertility International gave me hope. I was very impressed by her work ethic and I trusted she would work hard at helping us become parents. Her communication was top-notch. I choose Adonis because of Maria and then worked with Amy, Nancy, and Ivanna and ALL were Amazing. Everything is broken down for you in steps and very organized. There was always someone there to answer a question you may. Its been a very smooth process, with all the legal documents and made transporting the biomaterial stress-free. We are still in our beginning stages and I will give another review at the end but everything so far has been excellent and I would recommend Adonis to any US couple looking to try IVF and hopefully become parents.

Pete Tarantino, United States
star star Jun 2021

Excellent service

Excellent service. I was really hesitant at first, because I’ve never done anything like this before, but Kirstie did a great job of answering all my questions & concerns, in a timely manner. I would highly recommend using this service.

Omar Hansen, United States
star star Jun 2021

At the beginning, I was very hesitant about having my surgeries, especially the idea of having them in Turkey, which is a country located across the ocean of where I come from, the United States of America. When I initially started my research, I came across Flymedi, and I strongly believe that connecting with them was the best decision I have made in regards of having my desired surgeries. After entering my contact information, I was contacted from Flymedi by an agent named Abud. On one hand, Abud has been a great assist and support to my journey, as he was involved in every step throughout the process. He was very responsive to all my concerns and inquiries before and after the operations. On the other hand, everyone at the clinic that I was referred to (EstEthica) was very nice and welcoming. The in-person consultant on site (Lamia) was extremely helpful and kind. She, along with the whole clinic staff, made me feel so comfortable and made the whole trip seem as smooth as possible, despite the discomfort after the surgeries. In terms of the results, I can not speak of this just yet as it has only been a week since I have had my operations. However, I will definitely come back within a couple of months to update my review and speak about the results and any other additional notes along the way. In a nutshell, all I can say that I am grateful for everything so far, and I truly appreciate everyone that was involved in this process! P.S. as a word of advice, if you are having a hair transplant operation, I highly recommend having it at least 3 - 4 days before your departure flight back home, as the post operation instructions are a bit intense and not being in a rush would significantly help with the recovery process.

Recommended For Body Lift

Body lift surgery or body contouring surgery is usually recommended for patients who have undergone bariatric surgery or lost a significant amount of weight. Any individual with excess sagging skin and tissue around different parts of the body can benefit from body contouring surgery or body lift surgery. The procedure can also help individuals with cellulite, especially if they cannot get rid of cellulite with the alternative treatments such as regular exercises, firming body lift kits or body creams such as Clarins body lift cellulite control

Not Recommended For Body Lift

Body lift surgery or body contouring is not recommended for patients who have heart disease, lung disease, or diabetes. Heavy smokers should stop smoking before and after undergoing this procedure. Patients suffering from an active infection are not good candidates for this procedure.

Discharge From Hospital

1 to 3 nights stay in the hospital is required

Duration Of Operation

5 to 7 hours

Minimum Stay

2 to 4 weeks

Overview

Body contouring surgery or body lift surgery refers to any procedure in which the shape of different areas of the body is enhanced and contoured according to the patient’s needs or expectations. 

Body contouring surgery after weight loss refers to a set of procedures aimed at eliminating or reducing excess skin, along with fatty tissue. Body contouring surgery after weight loss is a very popular choice for patients who have already undergone bariatric surgery. 

Body lift surgery can include one or more of the following procedures: 

● Facelift 

● Neck Lift
● Breast Lift 
● Abdominoplasty 

● Arm Lift

● Upper body lift
● Lower body lift 
● Medial thigh lift 



Although body contouring surgery or body lift surgery is a popular choice for formerly-obese patients, a number of factors such as pregnancy, sun damage and the natural aging process which can influence tissue elasticity and ultimately lead to sagging skin due to loss of collagen or facial fat. 

Preparation

Patients need to avoid blood thinners such as aspirin, herbal teas, herbal supplements and anti-inflammatory medicines for at least 2 weeks before body lift surgery. Patients also need to have a stable weight before undergoing body lift surgery.

How It Is Performed

Body lift surgeons usually perform the body contouring surgery in one session, under general anesthesia. 

Body contouring surgery can be broken down into several, individual components: 

● Brachioplasty or arm lift surgery 
● Mastopexy or breast lift surgery 
● Abdominoplasty 
● Lower body lift which includes the tummy, outer thighs, and the area around the midsection

Body lift surgery usually lasts anywhere between 1 and 7 hours, depending on the procedures included. Once the procedure is over, patients will be required to spend between 1 and 3 days in the hospital, under close medical supervision.

Recovery

The recovery period depends on the procedures performed. If it is performed as a single, simple procedure, patients can return to their normal life routine including work in around one week. If multiple procedures are performed, complete recovery may take between 3 and 9 weeks. Patients usually spend the first 1-2 weeks at home, at rest. They may have to wear certain compression garments and smoking is strongly prohibited within that period. Most patients return to normal activities in around 2 or 3 weeks.

Risks

Body contouring surgery risks and complications can include: 

● Excessive bleeding 
● Infection 
● Anesthesia-related complications 

● Blood clots

● Poor wound healing
● Seroma 
● Dehiscence 
● Scarring on the arms, chest, stomach or legs 

● Persistent pain
● Revision surgery 
● Permanent loss of sensitivity in certain areas 
● Asymmetry

Side Effects

Body lift surgery side effects can include: 

● Slight bleeding 
● Pain and discomfort in multiple areas 
● Temporary loss of sensitivity in the incision area 
● Bruising in multiple areas 
● Swelling

● Numbness around operated sites

● Difficulty in bending forward due to the tightened skin

Success Rates

Body contouring reviews set the average success rate at 96%.

Before And After

Body lift surgery results can be noticed immediately after the surgery. The swelling will gradually subside over the next few weeks. Patients need to take certain precautions in order not to gain any more weight once the body contouring surgery is over. Although effects such as age and gravity will eventually cause some loss of firmness, a healthy lifestyle will go a long way in helping the patient shorten his or her recovery period and in the same time reduce scarring.

Faq

When Can I Resume Exercise After the Body Contouring Procedure?
Patients need to avoid exercise or sports for at least 6 to 8 weeks after the procedure because bending, straining or lifting is not allowed during this period. Although sports need to be avoided during the first weeks, less physically draining activities are recommended during the recovery period. Patients are encouraged to take walks and engage in less physical activities. 


Can Body Lift Surgery Be Combined with Other Types of Surgery?
Yes, besides the procedure itself is a combination of abdominoplasty, thigh lift and buttocks lift, some patients opt to have breast augmentation surgery at the same time.

 

How Long Do the Results Of Body Lift Surgery Last?
Body contouring brings long-lasting results, but it still depends on a number of factors, including the patient’s lifestyle, diet, exercise, age. 

How Long Before My Scars Heal or Disappear?
The scars generally take up to 18 months before they become less noticeable, but they will never disappear completely. Most of the scars will be quite discrete after 18 months, and mostly hidden in the bikini lines.

Back To Work

1 to 2 weeks

Back To Sports

6 weeks

Extra Content

This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in June, 2019.