AFTER WEIGHT LOSS BODY CONTOURING
Traditionally during weight loss, as the individual achieves their weight goals, leftover excessive and sagging skin becomes increasingly apparent. This often leaves the individual to feel defeated, as they feel like they have not achieved their aesthetic goals. Dr Samer Bassilios Habre, helps patients to shape and trim excess skin around the breasts, abdomen, arms, buttocks, legs, and face, to look healthy and toned, and finally be comfortable in their own skin. After weight loss surgery is one of the last surgeries completing an individual’s weight loss transformation.
When the body loses fat, certain areas may not shrink smaller along with the weight loss. For most patients, surgery is the only option to remove the skin deformity. The typical symptoms or conditions that result form a massive weight loss that can be treated with surgery include:
Sagging breasts that point downward
“Turtle neck” or flabby skin near the neck
Excess, hanging skin or pockets of fat around the abdomen or hips
Sagging skin and excess fat or wrinkling around the buttocks
“Bat wings” or sagging skin underneath the upper arms
Sagging skin and excess fat on the thigh and upper leg region
Body contouring surgeries are performed under general anesthesia and usually requires an overnight stay in the hospital. Scarring is an inevitable part of this surgery, but our talented surgeon uses the latest scar treatment methods to help minimize this as much as possible. For many individuals, after weight loss surgery provides results that are so positive, they are life transforming.