Michigan Plastic Surgery

LEE H. COLONY, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Arm / Thigh / Body Lift in Lansing

Problematic inner thighs can be the result of many factors including genetics, age, or weight gain and weight loss. Fat and excess skin on the inner thigh area can be extremely difficult to lose, even with regular diet and exercise. In fact, even if the weight is lost, no amount of exercise can trim, tone, or reduce the appearance of loose skin.

Thigh Lift Surgery in East Lansing

One of the most effective ways to trim and sculpt your thighs is through a surgical procedure called an inner thigh lift. Dr. Colony performs thigh lift procedures for patients in Lansing and the surrounding areas. During a thigh lift, incisions are made – typically along the groin crease in front and extend behind into the crease beneath the buttocks –allowing access to the areas you wish to target. The tissue can then be tightened to create smooth, well-contoured inner thighs that no longer have chaffing and contact. Because a thigh lift is a major surgical procedure, it is performed under general anesthesia. Recovery following a thigh lift generally takes about two to three weeks. Early ambulation is encouraged and compressions garments are helpful to help keep swelling down in order to ensure a safe and steady healing process.

A Consultation at Michigan Plastic Surgery

If you struggle with the appearance of your inner thighs and are considering a thigh lift in East Lansing, call Michigan Plastic Surgery to schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr. Lee H. Colony. is a board certified plastic surgeon who has dedicated over 20 years to helping his patients look their best and boost their self-confidence through cosmetic procedures. Because no two bodies are the same, you and Dr. Colony will discuss your options in order to develop a plan that is right for you during your initial consultation. For more information and to schedule your consultation for a thigh lift, contact Michigan Plastic Surgery in East Lansing today.

Body Lift

Sometimes, a healthy diet and regular exercise are simply not enough when it comes to achieving a slim, well-toned body. Excess skin on the body is a problem that affects many people and it can create a less than desirable body shape and silhouette. There are a number of factors that can contribute to loose, sagging skin. Genetics, the aging process, and extreme weight loss can all cause the skin to lose its elasticity and firmness. A lack of elasticity combined with gravity can cause skin to become heavy and saggy. This loose, excess skin may be particularly troubling for people who have experienced extreme weight loss either through diet and exercise or through weight loss surgery. Even after the weight is gone, bodies cannot look their best with extreme amounts of excess skin.

A Body Lift Procedure

A body lift is a surgical procedure that is used to re-contour the body by removing unwanted excess skin to reveal a firmer, well-toned shape. During the procedure, incisions are made based on the areas to be targeted. The size of the incisions will depend on the amount of excess skin in that area. Once the skin is removed, it can be reshaped and tightened. Dr. Colony performs procedures for patients in the Okemos, Brighten, and East Lansing areas.

What to Expect from Arm Lift Surgery

An arm lift is a surgical procedure requiring the administering of anesthesia. Following the administration of the anesthesia, incisions are made on the inner upper arm, or underneath the armpit based on the amount of correction that is needed. Once incisions are made, excess skin can be removed and the arms can be reshaped.

Recovery After Arm Lift Surgery

Following surgery, recovery times vary on a case by case basis. Most patients can expect to be back to work and resume many of their normal activities within about a week or so. Pain and swelling of the arms is common and can be managed through the use of ice packs and by taking pain medications as directed. In East Lansing, Dr. Colony can guide his patients through the recovery process.

A Consultation at Michigan Plastic Surgery

If you are considering an arm lift in East Lansing, contact Michigan Plastic Surgery. At Michigan Plastic Surgery, Dr. Lee H. Colony is dedicated to helping his patients achieve the look they desire. With over 20 years of experience in the field, is an expert surgeon who is pleased to offer a wide range of cosmetic services.

For more information and to schedule a consultation with Dr. Colony for an arm lift, contact Michigan Plastic Surgery today.

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