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MUSC Health’s surgeons perform migraine surgery on Denise Stout at Ashley River Tower.

Body Contouring Surgery

Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

  • Removal of excess skin and fat from abdomen along with muscle tightening
  • Slims and tightens look of abdomen
  • Operating room procedure
  • Recovery four to six weeks

Abdominal Skin Removal After Weight Loss (Panniculectomy)

  • Removal of excess skin from abdomen after weight loss
  • Some insurance companies will cover this procedure
  • Operating room procedure
  • Recovery four to six weeks

Arm Lift (Brachioplasty)

  • Removal of excess skin from upper arm
  • Slims and tightens appearance of arm
  • Operating room procedure
  • Recovery two to four weeks

Thigh Lift

  • Removal of excess skin from upper leg
  • Slims and tightens appearance of leg
  • Operating room procedure
  • Recovery two to four weeks

Liposculpture (Liposuction)

  • Removal of excess fat from different areas of the body to improve the shape and contour of those areas
  • Operating room procedure
  • Recovery one week with resolution of bruising and swelling in two to four weeks