Aging, genetic predisposition, weight fluctuations, pregnancy, breastfeeding, and medical conditions can cause numerous undesirable cosmetic changes in the body. However, most unwanted cosmetic changes are related to skin quality (sagging and laxity), fat distribution (unwanted pockets of fat), and the loss of muscle definition. Dr. Boustany performs a wide range of highly personalized body procedures to address your unique concerns, curating treatment plans that work with your anatomy. She helps you achieve a firm, sculpted, and contoured body.
About Other Body Procedures
An arm lift, officially known as brachioplasty, is a surgical procedure to improve the appearance of the upper arms. As you grow older, the skin on your upper arms might start sagging and become loose, making the undersides of your upper arms flap around. You can improve muscle tone in the area, but that won’t tighten your skin tissues. An arm lift involves trimming away excess skin between the armpit and elbow, thereby giving your arms a contoured and taut appearance. The scar won’t be visible to most people because the incision is placed on the undersides of your arms.
A thigh lift is a surgical procedure that removes excess skin and fat from your thighs and lower body, helping you achieve firm and youthful contours. As you grow older, the loss of collagen and elastin, and numerous other changes, can lead to sagging skin tissues on your thighs. During the thigh lift, the surgeon makes strategic incisions from the groin to the back of your thigh (inner thigh lift) or from the groin to the back (outer thigh lift). The surgeon trims away excess skin tissues and uses liposuction to remove unwanted fat pockets, making your thighs look firm and contoured.
MOHS reconstruction is a procedure where the skin cancer on the face is removed, and the remaining facial features are reconstructed to restore cosmetic appearance. This surgery generally treats basal cell carcinoma (BCC), squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), and melanoma, especially for fast-growing or recurrent skin cancer. The surgeon carefully removes the skin cancer cells while preserving the surrounding tissues. Once the cancer is removed, numerous surgical techniques might be used to reconstruct your facial features. MOHS reconstruction is usually performed as an in-office and outpatient procedure that lasts around 4 hours.
Skin Cancer Reconstruction
Skin cancer reconstruction is meant for patients with basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, or melanoma. If you’ve undergone MOHS surgery to remove the cancer cells from your face or body, you may opt for skin cancer reconstruction to restore your cosmetic features. During skin cancer reconstruction, the surgeon draws extra skin grafts from other parts of the body and moves them to the regions affected by skin cancer. Healthy skin tissues are literally transferred from one part of the body to another to restore cosmetic appearance. Skin cancer reconstruction is performed using extra small incisions, so you don’t need to worry about excessive scarring.
Why choose Dr. Boustany?
Dr. Boustany is a Harvard fellowship-trained plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in the latest, cutting-edge techniques for arm lift, body lift, thigh lift, MOHS reconstruction, and skin cancer reconstruction. She discusses your concerns, examines the treatment areas, and curates a personalized procedure that works with your anatomy to ensure safe and optimal results. She’s also incredibly empathetic and ensures her patients feel comfortable under her care. Please schedule an appointment to explore your body procedures in Boston, MA.