So what is a body lift? A body lift refers to the lower body and that usually this is an extension for a full abdominoplasty. This is commonly used for a massive weight loss patients. It combines an abdominoplasty in front and elevating the soft tissue in the flank area as well as the buttock region to lift the soft tissues of the buttocks to minimize the droopy and sagging and to lift the areas in lateral and to take out the excess tissues as well. The front as well is a combination of basically an abdominoplasty combining these other 2 portions of the procedures.