Losing significant amounts of weight is a major step for many people who are trying to slim their physiques and reduce risks to their health. Whether by traditional diet and exercise or advanced bariatric surgery, achieving dramatic weight loss is no small accomplishment and can have an extraordinarily positive effect on a person’s life. However, it is not uncommon for those who have lost weight to experience loose skin and excess fat deposits in a number of body areas. This typically occurs due to a loss of elasticity in skin and tissues, preventing them from conforming to the reduced size of the body. A number of plastic surgery after weight loss options can address these concerns by removing excess skin, tightening the remainder, and giving the body a firmer, more contoured, and “fit” appearance.
If you have recently had bariatric surgery, or if you are currently engaging in a diet and exercise routine to lose a substantial amount of weight, it is often a good idea to wait at least 12 to 18 months after the start of those events before considering plastic surgery to recontour your body. This will allow time for you to meet your weight loss goals and for your weight to stabilize. At this point, you will likely have a better idea of the areas that are most affected by loose, inelastic skin and the procedures that may be most beneficial to your needs.
Florida Plastic Surgery Group offers a comprehensive selection of body contouring after weight loss procedures that can help you take the next step on your journey to a happier, healthier life. Options include:
Every patient is different, which is why our after-weight loss procedures are customized to each individual. You may benefit from a number of these treatments in combination, or you may just need one or two to meet your goals. During your initial consultation, one of our experienced plastic surgeons will evaluate your needs and help you determine which options can help you improve upon the results of your weight loss and give you a firm, beautifully contoured physique!
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To learn more about plastic surgery and body contouring after weight loss, or to schedule a consultation, please contact Florida Plastic Surgery Group today.