Post Weight Loss / Body Lift surgery
The surge in weight loss procedures such as gastric banding and duodenal switches along with other advances in dieting techniques often causes some people to loose weight so effectively that excess, loose skin can be left in areas of the body. Pregnancy can also cause such problems.
Plastic Surgeons may use post-bariatric surgery contouring techniques, including tummy tuck, arm lift, buttock lift, liposuction, complex circumferential body lifts or other body sculpting procedures, to remove drooping skin left behind after weight loss surgery.
It can be very discouraging to achieve weight loss, yet still have to contend with excess skin that keeps you from wearing the clothes you'd like. Excess skin can cause daily discomfort by causing rashes and possibly skin infections. Post-weight loss cosmetic surgery can be an excellent solution for anyone who would like to have loose, excess skin removed from his or her body. Body contouring procedures can help you achieve the figure you desire after weight loss surgery, pregnancy, or following weight loss achieved through diet and exercise.
Post Bariatric Surgery Patients
Patients who have chosen to lose weight through bariatric surgery must accept a lifetime of changes; eating habits, lifestyle adjustments, and medical risks must all be taken into account. In addition to these commitments, post-bariatric surgery cosmetic procedures may be considered as a way to remove excess skin that causes skin irritation and prevents post-weight loss patients from fully enjoying their new bodies. These procedures have been successfully used after weight loss surgery to refine patients' bodies and help them enjoy everyday activities. The same procedures can be used for post pregnancy patients or anyone not happy with the appearance of loose skin.
Body Contouring Options After Extreme Weight Loss
Depending on the amount of weight you have lost and the location of your excess skin, your surgeon may consider one of the following post-bariatric surgery cosmetic procedures at
Male Breast Reduction
Breast Uplift and Augmentation
Body Lift After Weight Loss Surgery
Many patients who lose considerable amounts of weight through bariatric surgery are left with excess skin on different areas of their body. For these patients, body lift post-bariatric surgery, which combines several body contouring techniques such as complex circumfrential body lifts, into a single comprehensive procedure, which can achieve outstanding results. Performed after weight loss surgery, body lift removes excess skin and fat from many commonly affected areas such as the arms, thighs, abdomen, and buttocks.
Spire Methley Park Surgeons have a large amount of experience at dealing with these types of procedures.
Because every area of the body is worked on in the same surgery, an experienced surgeon can achieve a more natural-looking, aesthetically pleasing result than if the body contouring was performed one area at a time.