Sagging Skin After Weight Loss? Here Are Your Options.

May 11th, 2016 | Body - Surgical

Weight Loss: You’ve worked hard and dropped the weight but, unfortunately, excess skin remains. This loose skin can be embarrassing, uncomfortable, and sometimes even lead to painful rashes. Finish your weight loss journey—learn about surgical options for removing this excess skin during a consultation with one of our board certified plastic surgeons. Tighten up that skin and love your body again!

Why Should I Consider Post-Weight Loss Surgery?

Healthy lifestyle changes aren’t easy to make, but you’ve done it! You’ve lost a lot of weight and are surely feeling healthier and better than ever … except for that excess skin. Here are a few reasons to consider surgery:

  • Feel better about your body.
  • Lose those final pounds (excess skin is heavy!).
  • Clothes fit better.
  • Minimize skin rashes.
  • Excess skin is uncomfortable.
  • It will be easier to exercise.

Am I a Good Candidate for Post-Weight Loss Surgery?

If you’re thinking about surgery to finish your weight loss transformation, give us a call. A consultation with a qualified surgeon is one of the best ways to learn about your options. After a thorough examination, we can recommend personalized treatments for your problem areas. Your treatment plan will vary, but the following procedures are common in patients after substantial weight loss:

  • Breast Lift
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Tummy Tuck (abdominoplasty)
  • Lower Body Lift
  • Arm Lift (brachioplasty)
  • Facelift/Neck Lift
  • Thigh Lift

The best candidates are generally close to their ideal weight (stable for 3-6 months or 1 year in bariatric surgery patients), are in good health, and have made lasting lifestyle changes to support their new weight. Our surgeons have worked with many post-weight loss patients, including bariatric surgery patients, and know how to support patients on their journey to a healthier lifestyle.

Call and schedule your consultation today!