Body Contouring After Major Weight Loss
Body contouring after major weight loss refers to several plastic surgery procedures that can be performed in a variety of combinations to achieve body sculpting and skin tightening in patients who have lost a significant amount of weight. Not only can body contouring smooth irregular skin contours and tighten skin loose, excess skin for cosmetic purposes, it can also relieve discomfort and health problems associated with large, hanging flaps of skin.
Who Is a Candidate For Body Contouring After Major Weight Loss?
For patients who have experienced dramatic weight loss (more than 100 lbs.) as a result of bariatric surgery or simply following a healthy diet and exercise regimen, body contouring procedures are the best way to tighten stretched out skin that has failed to contract on its own. Body contouring is appropriate for adult men and women who are healthy non-smokers. During your consultation, Dr. Wittpenn will evaluated your medical history, physical and mental health and skin quality to determine whether body contouring after major weight loss is right for you.