How does your body look like after a massive weight loss? Body contouring following major weight loss improves the shape and tone of your underlying tissue that supports fat and skin and removes excess sagging fat and skin. The excess fat can be removed with tummy tuck, breast lifts and many other procedures that can bring you back to your ideal shape. You’ve accomplished the hard part with a good diet and discipline but what to do what the excess skin? Often, we see patients who come in with skin & tissues that often lack the elasticity to conform to the reduced body size. It’s a process and Dr Mirrafati and help with a full consultation.
What is body contouring?
Surgical body contouring following major weight loss removes excess sagging fat and skin while improving the shape of the underlying support tissue. The result is a more normal appearance with smoother contours.
Dramatic weight loss has many benefits. But after weight reduction surgery, or any substantial amount of weight loss, the skin and tissues often lack the elasticity to conform to the reduced body size.
Body contouring procedures may include:
- Facelift: sagging of the mid-face, jowls, and neck
- Breast lift: sagging, flattened breasts
- Tummy tuck: apron of excess skin hanging over the abdomen
- Lower Body Lifts sagging of the abdomen, buttocks, groin and outer thighs
- Medial Thigh Lift sagging of the inner, outer and mid thigh
- Arm Lift: sagging of the upper arms
Some questions you might want to consider:
What are the body contouring costs?
What are the steps in the body contouring procedures?
What are the risks and safety precautions to take?