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Want to Get Rid of Upper Back Rolls? Consider a Bra-Line Lift

By: Dr. Rolando Morales


Are you self-conscious about upper back rolls? Do they prevent you from feeling confident in your favorite outfits? If you've been struggling with this issue, Dr. Rolando Morales at Morales Plastic Surgery in Houston, TX offers an effective solution: the bra-line lift. This specialized procedure, also known as torsoplasty, targets the area along the bra line, removing excess skin and fat to create a smoother, more contoured appearance. Let's delve into how a bra-line lift can help you achieve the look you desire.

What is a bra-line lift, and how does it work?

A bra-line lift is a form of body contouring surgery specifically designed to address upper back rolls. During the procedure, Dr. Morales makes an ellipse incision. This incision is made horizontally along the upper back and side chest to remove the maximum amount of excess skin possible, and the "rolls" of the upper chest. The scar is kept within the limits of the upper back to conceal the scar within a normal bra line.

Benefits of a bra-line lift for upper back rolls include:

  • A smoother, more toned back
  • Improved fit and appearance of clothing
  • Increased self-confidence
  • Long-lasting results with proper maintenance

Patients often pair the bra-line lift with other body contouring procedures for a more comprehensive transformation. Dr. Morales tailors each surgery to the individual's unique body shape and aesthetic goals.

Is a bra-line lift the best option for upper back rolls?

Determining if a bra-line lift is the best option possible for you involves a thorough consultation with Dr. Morales. He will assess the amount of excess skin and fat in the upper back area, as well as your overall health and medical history. Ideal candidates for this procedure are typically those who have experienced significant weight loss or have skin that has lost its elasticity due to aging. During your consultation, Dr. Morales will discuss the potential outcomes and answer any questions you may have. This personalized approach helps you have realistic expectations and feel confident in your decision. For many, the bra-line lift offers a targeted solution that diet and exercise alone cannot achieve.

What can you expect during recovery after bra-line lift surgery?

Recovery after bra-line lift surgery is key to achieving optimal results. Patients can expect some swelling, bruising, and discomfort in the initial days following the procedure. Dr. Morales will provide detailed post-operative care instructions, including how to manage pain and minimize swelling.

Key aspects of recovery include:

  • Wearing a supportive garment to aid healing
  • Avoiding strenuous activities for several weeks
  • Attending follow-up appointments to monitor progress
  • Keeping the incision site clean and protected

Most patients return to normal activities within a few weeks, although full recovery can take several months. Following Dr. Morales's guidelines closely will help achieve a smooth recovery process and optimal results.

Ready to transform your upper back? Schedule a consultation in Houston today

If you're ready to say goodbye to upper back rolls and embrace a smoother, more contoured appearance, consider a bra-line lift at Morales Plastic Surgery. Dr. Rolando Morales and his dedicated team are here to guide you through every step of the process, from your initial consultation to your final results. Contact our office in Houston, TX today to schedule your consultation and take the first step toward a more confident you.

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.