Body Lift in Egypt


What is
Body Lift ?

Body Lift surgery performed in Egypt is a cosmetic procedure that aims at improving the shape and appearance of the body.
It consists in removing the excess skin especially around the waist, the buttocks, the abdomen, the thighs and the hips for a more natural aesthetic appearance, this excess skin can be due to different causes such as weight variations, pregnancies, aging, genetic factors…

This operation is also known as circular lipectomy or circular dermolipectomy.

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How much does body lift cost in Egypt?

To obtain the price of Body Lift in Egypt, you will have to ask for a free online quote by filling in the quotation request form or calling us on our phone numbers to be in contact with one of our counselors for more details about this procedure.

Who are the good candidates for this intervention ?

Body Lift is for individuals who :

  • present a significant skin sagging in different areas of the body.
  • are in good health and do not present any disease that can hamper the process of healing.
  • have realistic expectations about this intervention
  • do not smoke.
  • are determined to maintain a healthy lifestyle after the operation with regular physical activities.

Preparing for your Body Lift surgery

To prepare for your Body Lift realized in Egypt, you must consult your surgeon to examine you and discuss with you about the procedure, its results, its postoperative phases, risks…while explaining him your desires and expectations.
He will also ask you some questions about your medical history which includes your previous surgeries, weight variations, medical conditions whether you suffer from certain diseases or if you take certain medications...
Moreover, he will ask you to do a complete medical check up and blood tests, stop smoking six weeks before the intervention as well as avoid taking certain medications such as aspirin, anti inflammatory drugs…

This interview is essential to determine whether the patient's expectations are technically possible. The main indications for a body lift are cases of very significant weight loss. The objectives of the operation will be explained to the patient, which in this case will be the retention of the abdomen and buttocks, but also the scars, their positions, their evolution with the variability of each one, the benefits and disadvantages of the operation as well as the post-operative follow-up.

A consultation with an anaesthetist should be scheduled no later than 48 hours before your body lift in Egypt.

The surgeon will choose the most appropriate correction technique and provide all the information needed to fully understand the procedure and this according to your case.. Photographs may be used to prepare for the operation.

The procedure

Body Lift surgery is realized under general anaesthesia, it lasts approximately 3 to 4 hours and the length of hospitalization is of 2 nights.
Your surgeon starts by doing a lower body lift to create a belt-like incision above the buttocks and outer thighs, then he will separate the thigh skin and later, he will suture this area and starts a tummy tuck.
The other stage of the intervention consists in making a horizontal incision along the pubic line area followed by a liposuction if the case of the patient requires it, then, the muscles will be tightened after the detachment of the skin and the remaining skin will be sutured and repositioned at the pubic line area.
The upper body lift is similar, but the incision will be made on the bra line.


Your surgeon will prescribe you painkillers in order to alleviate the pain.
Swelling and bruising may appear, but they will fade progressively.
The patient can resume his daily activities after approximately two weeks, but it always depends on the case of each patient.
Carrying heavy loads must be avoided.
Strenuous activities must be avoided for six to eight weeks.
The patient will wear a support garment for about six weeks day and night.
Following the surgeon’s advice and recommendations is essential.


The results of Body Lift surgery realized in Egypt are natural and excellent, they are long lasting if the patient maintains a healthy lifestyle with regular physical exercises and healthy meals.
Moreover, the results boost his self-confidence and allow him to feel more comfortable and have a wider choice of clothing.

Does one need to lose weight before Body Lift surgery ?

Before undergoing a Body Lift surgery in Egypt, you must have a stable weight that is why it is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle before your surgery.

What about the scars following Body Lift ?

After your Body Lift surgery, you will have scars placed within your pants line for the tummy tuck and around the back to the buttock crease in the midline concerning the buttock lift.
But, the goal is to have a scar that once it is completely healed, it will be invisible.

How to get rid of swelling after a body lift ?

After a body lift, it is important to follow your plastic surgeon's recommendations to promote effective recovery and reduce swelling. Here are some general tips that may help you manage swelling :

  1. Keep the area elevated : Elevate the affected body part as much as possible, especially during the first few days after surgery. This can help reduce swelling.
  2. Use ice : Apply ice compresses wrapped in a cloth to the swollen area. This can help reduce swelling and relieve discomfort.
  3. Wear compression garments : Your surgeon may recommend that you wear special compression garments to help reduce swelling and promote healing.
  4. Follow medical instructions : Take all medications prescribed by your surgeon as directed. Some medications can help reduce swelling and prevent complications.
  5. Avoid strenuous activities : Avoid strenuous physical activities and movements that could aggravate swelling. You should always follow your surgeon's recommendations concerning physical activity during the recovery period.
  6. Stay hydrated : Drink plenty of water to help flush toxins from your body and reduce swelling.

Opt for a healthy lifestyle.

What to eat after a body lift ?

After a body lift or any other major surgical procedure, it is important to follow the right diet to promote rapid healing and minimize complications. Here are some general tips on what to eat after a body lift :

  1. Protein-rich foods : Protein is essential for tissue healing and muscle recovery. Choose lean protein sources such as chicken, fish, eggs, low-fat dairy products and vegetables.
  2. Fresh fruit and vegetables : Fruits and vegetables are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, which promote healing and strengthen the immune system. Opt for a variety of colors to get the full range of nutrients.
  3. Fiber-rich foods : Fiber-rich foods such as whole grains, fruits, and vegetables can help prevent constipation, a common side effect after surgery. Be sure to drink water to help aid digestion.
  4. Nutrient-rich foods : Include nutrient-rich foods such as nuts, seeds, avocados and healthy oils like olive oil to provide your body with the essential fatty acids and vitamins it needs to heal.
  5. Healthy snacks : Opt for healthy snacks such as fresh fruit and yoghurt.

What kind of pain do I experience after a body lift ?

After a body lift, patients may experience various types of pain and discomfort, although this varies from one person to another depending on the specific procedure that is performed, their pain tolerance, and other individual factors. Here are some of the most common pains encountered after a body lift :

  1. Surgical pain : It is normal to feel pain and discomfort at the surgical site, where the incisions were made. This pain may be more intense for the first few days after surgery, but generally diminishes over time.
  2. Muscle pain : As body lift often involves a reduction in skin and fatty tissue, the underlying muscles may be affected, leading to muscle pain. This may be felt as a pulling or tense sensation in the treated area.
  3. Joint pain : Some patients may experience joint discomfort, particularly if mobility is limited during the recovery period.

Which areas are most concerned by body lift?

A body lift is a surgical procedure designed to reshape and firm several areas of the body at the same time. The areas most concerned by a body lift generally include :

  1. Abdomen : Body lift often treats excess skin and fatty tissue around the abdomen, including the lower abdomen and sides.
  2. Flanks : The flanks, also known as "love handles", are often included in the body lift procedure to achieve a smoother and more contoured silhouette.
  3. Buttocks : The body lift can also include a buttock lift to correct sagging and loose skin in this area, giving it a firmer, more toned appearance.
  4. Hips : The hips are often an area treated as part of a body lift to harmonize the silhouette and eliminate excess skin and fat.
  5. Thighs : A body lift can be performed on all or part of the thighs to treat sagging skin and excess fat, particularly in the inner thighs.

Depending on the patient's individual needs, other areas may also be included in the body lift procedure, such as the arms, back or upper body. It is important to discuss with your plastic surgeon about the specific areas you wish to treat and the goals you want to achieve through this procedue.

  1. Nerve pain : After surgery, you may experience tingling, burning or numbness around the treated areas. This is often due to irritation of the nerves during the operation and may take some time to resolve.
  2. Pain due to inflammation and swelling : Inflammation and swelling are responses of the body to pain.

When to exercise after a body lift ?

After a body lift, it is essential to follow your plastic surgeon's recommendations regarding resumption of physical activity. The recovery period may vary from one patient to another, depending on a number of factors, including the extent of the surgery, the patient's general health and individual healing speed. However, here are some general guidelines :

  1. Consult your surgeon : Before resuming any physical activity, be sure to consult your surgeon for specific advice based on your state of health and recovery progress.
  2. Follow post-operative instructions : Carefully follow your surgeon's instructions regarding resumption of physical activity. They can give you specific recommendations on when you can start exercising based on your recovery progress.
  3. Start slowly : When you're ready to resume exercise, start with light, low-impact activities. Avoid exercises that put too much strain on the areas treated by body lift, such as sudden movements or exercises that put excessive pressure on the abdominal muscles or buttocks.
  4. Listen to your body : Pay attention to your body's signals during exercise. If you feel pain or discomfort, stop immediately and rest.
  5. Gradually increase intensity : Over time, you can gradually increase the intensity and duration of your workouts as your body heals and adapts to exercise.
  6. Wear compression garments if necessary : Your surgeon may recommend that you wear compression garments during exercise to support treated areas and reduce discomfort.

By following this advice and staying in close communication with your surgeon, you can resume physical activity safely and effectively after a body lift.