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Back Lift Houston, TX

A back lift is one of the most powerful plastic surgery procedures to sculpt your body, crafting an alluring hourglass figure. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Vitenas is a seasoned expert in body contouring. Whether from significant weight changes, aging, or post-tummy tuck surgery, a back lift can unlock your hourglass shape.

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Uncover the reasons why individuals from all corners of the U.S. and globally select Dr. Vitenas as their top-choice surgeon in Houston.

“I was at a steady weight of 224, and I’m 5ft 9. I had Tummy Tuck, lower Body Lift, and Upper Back Lift done by Dr. Vitenas in Houston. The work was amazing. I loved it. Staff was friendly, responsible and very professional. Expensive $$$$ But well worth it. He removed the “spare tire” around my body, my scar is flat, I had no complications, everything in the process from email responses, to bedside manner was great!”

Back Lift Before & After Photos

Each Patient is Unique and Individual Results May Vary

Viewing before and after photos can give you a clear idea of what a back lift can achieve. Dr. Vitenas’s online gallery highlights real patient transformations, showcasing the dramatic improvements in back contour and appearance.

These images illustrate how a back lift effectively removes excess skin and fat, resulting in a smoother, more toned back. Each patient’s anatomy and goals are unique, so your results will be tailored to meet your specific needs.

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    Houston Back Lift Benefits

    A back lift procedure reshapes the back by removing excess skin and fat, yielding a smoother and more toned appearance. Ideal for individuals with significant weight loss or age-related changes, this surgery can dramatically enhance body contours. A back lift in Houston with Dr. Vitenas offers numerous benefits, including:

    What is Back Lift Surgery?

    A back lift is a surgical procedure that removes excess skin and fat from the back to create a more toned, contoured appearance. It can be done as an upper back lift targeting the bra line and upper back or a lower back lift that also lifts the buttocks and thighs.

    Upper Back Lift in Houston

    The upper back lift, commonly referred to as the bra line back lift, is a surgical procedure aimed at addressing surplus skin and fatty tissue around the upper back region, specifically focusing on the area surrounding the bra line. This intervention targets the reduction of sagging skin, often attributed to factors such as weight fluctuations, the natural aging process, or genetic predisposition.

    During the upper back lift surgery, a carefully placed incision is made either along the bra line or slightly above it. This incision allows for the precise elimination of excess skin and fat while enabling the reshaping and elevation of the upper back tissues. The intended outcome of this procedure is the creation of a more youthful and well-defined contour for the upper back.

    Lower Back Lift in Houston

    The lower back lift is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of excess skin and fat from the lower back and lifting of the buttocks. The incision for this procedure runs across the back above the buttocks, creating a natural, slim waist and elevated buttocks and thighs.

    This procedure is ideal for patients who have a significant amount of loose skin on their lower back and buttocks due to massive weight loss or aging. The procedure is also exceptionally good for changing innate body shapes from square to curving. The lower back lift can dramatically improve the body’s contour and provide a more natural and toned appearance.

    Ideal Candidates for the Back Lift

    A back lift procedure can be a transformative cosmetic procedure for individuals dealing with excess skin and fat on their back. Ideal candidates for a back lift in Houston typically include:

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    Back Lift Procedure Overview

    The back lift procedure is performed under general anesthesia and typically takes about two hours to complete. The exact steps of the procedure can vary depending on whether an upper or lower back lift is being performed. However, the general procedure often involves:

    Back Lift Recovery

    Recovering after back lift surgery requires diligent follow-up care and activity restrictions. Many patients may initially experience some swelling, bruising, and discomfort, managed by medication.

    Most patients can return to work in 7-10 days post-surgery. However, more strenuous activities and heavy lifting should be avoided for 6 weeks to allow complete healing.

    It’s crucial to attend all follow-up appointments with Dr. Vitenas during recovery so he can monitor healing progress, address concerns, and ensure optimal back lift results.

    Long-Term Results of a Back Lift

    The results of a back lift procedure are typically noticeable immediately after surgery. However, the final outcome becomes more apparent once the swelling and bruising subside. The procedure can produce a slimmer, more defined contour to the back and waist and lift the buttocks and thighs. Maintaining a stable weight and healthy lifestyle is essential to preserve the results of your back lift. Regular follow-up appointments with Dr. Vitenas are also crucial to monitor healing and ensure the best possible long-term results.

    Houston Back Lift Cost

    The cost of a Back Lift at Vitenas Cosmetic Surgery starts at $12,000, although this can vary depending on factors such as the specific technique used and the desired level of correction. An accurate quote requires an in-person consultation with Dr. Vitenas.

    During this consultation, Dr. Vitenas will conduct a physical examination, discuss your expectations, and show you before and after photos of previous cases.. The all-inclusive price quoted will cover the surgeon’s fees, operating suite, anesthesia and anesthesiologist’s fees, and all follow-up appointments.

    Request a Consultation with Dr. Vitenas

    If you are considering a back lift procedure for a more defined back contour, we invite you to schedule a consultation with Dr. Vitenas today. With over 30 years of experience in cosmetic surgery, Dr. Vitenas is committed to helping patients achieve their aesthetic goals. Contact us today at 281-484-0088 to schedule your confidential consultation.

    Dr. Vitenas’ Surgical Approach

    Why choose Dr. Vitenas?

    When considering back lift surgery in Houston, TX, choosing an experienced,  board-certified plastic surgeon is crucial for safe, beautiful results. Dr. Vitenas is a prominent plastic surgeon in the Houston area with over 30 years of experience doing both cosmetic and reconstructive procedures.

    Here are some of the top reasons to choose Dr. Vitenas for your arm lift:

    With his wealth of experience, artistic vision, and commitment to patients, Dr. Vitenas is a trusted choice for back lift surgery in Houston.

    Houston Back Lift SurgeryFAQ

    The back lift is a surgical procedure that removes excess skin and fat from the back to create a more toned, contoured appearance. It can be done as a lower lift that also lifts the buttocks and thighs or an upper lift that addresses the bra line area.

    While discomfort is expected after any surgical procedure, a back lift is not typically considered overly painful. Any discomfort can be managed with prescribed pain medication. Patients are usually able to shower the day following the procedure. If drainage tubes are used, they are typically removed within a week once the daily fluid output has decreased to acceptable levels.

    For an upper back lift, the incision is within the bra line. For a lower back lift, the incision is made on the back above the buttocks.

    Yes, back lift incisions will lead to scarring, but these can usually be hidden by underwear or a bra, depending on the location. Most patients report that the results are well worth it.

    The recovery time after a back lift varies depending on the type of back lift procedure performed. Recovery after an upper back lift is usually 7-10 days, while recovery after a lower back lift can take three or four weeks or longer. It's recommended to wait up to 6 weeks after back lift surgery before engaging in strenuous physical activity.

    The starting price for a backlift is approximately $12,000, but the final cost can significantly vary based on the complexity of the procedure or combination of procedures required and the extent of the work needed to achieve your desired outcomes. A back lift isn't a one-size-fits-all surgery; it can involve various specific techniques to remove excess skin and fat from the back area, tailored to fit individual needs and aesthetic goals.

    For an accurate assessment of the cost tailored to your specific situation, a consultation with Dr. Vitenas is essential. During the consultation, Dr. Vitenas will evaluate your condition and discuss what you aim to achieve with the surgery. Following this detailed consultation, we will provide you with a total cost estimate for your procedure.

    This estimate includes the surgeon's fee, the cost of using the operating room, anesthesia, the fee for the anesthesiologist, and all follow-up visits.

    A lower back lift involves removing excess skin and fat from the lower back and lifting the buttocks. An upper back lift, or bra line lift, involves removing excess skin and fat from the upper back and from beneath the bra line. The best procedure for you will depend on your specific needs and goals.

    After back lift surgery, it's normal to experience moderate discomfort, swelling, and bruising. Most patients can return to work within seven to ten days, but full recovery and return to more strenuous activities can take approximately six weeks. Regular follow-up appointments with Dr. Vitenas are crucial to monitor healing and ensure the best possible long-term results.

    Dr. Vitenas performs back lift surgery at the Houston Surgery Center located in the same building as his practice, Vitenas Cosmetic Surgery.

    General anesthesia is used for all cosmetic back lift procedures making for a comfortable procedure.