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Is there an upper body lift procedure that involves suture lifting instead of horizontal incision across the back?
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I have tried everything from exercise to Lipodissolve to Endermologie to get rid of my bra bulge (over and under the bra line). I had a consulation with the surgeon who performed my tummy tuck and breast lift 7 yrs ago and she recommended an upper body lift. She told me that I should decide if the scars on my back would be more unsightly than the bulges around my bra line and I'm finding that it's really a tough call. I'm considering this procedure to look better in tight fitting clothes, but don't really want to completely sacrifice the option of wearing back revealing outfits/bathing suits forever. I know there have been innovations in the area of suture lifts for the face and butt, so I'm wondering if this may be an option for upper body and even thigh lifting.

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CosMed


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Tijuana, Mexico
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February 2, 2011 8:12 AM

Yes, there is a surgery crescent upper body lift that pull the skin from the back. The inscition will be located under your arm and extend to the under breast area (more)
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docblinski


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Miami, FL
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January 28, 2011 3:23 AM

Easy answer NO. Read and reread Dr Grossman's great posting. You can no escape the need for skin excision and the possible scarring. From MIAMI Dr. darryl j. Blinski (more)
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drgrossman


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New York, NY
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January 27, 2011 3:15 PM

If you have extra skin, you must have it excised. No other way about it. Sutures don't work either under any circumstances, except in patients with paralysis. I have been using all kinds (more)
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drredou


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vienna, VA
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January 26, 2011 4:02 PM

Please, show pictures and I'll be able to answer your question. (more)
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