Post Bariatric Cosmetic Surgeries

Body Contouring Surgery

Body contouring following massive weight loss are procedure performed by plastic surgeons to eliminate and/or reduce excess post-bariatric surgery. Body contouring improves the shape and tone of underlying tissue and removes excess sagging fat and skin, resulting in smoother body contours and a normal appearance.

Why body-contouring surgery?

If you lost a lot of weight after weight-loss surgery, this surgery may be an option for you. You may not like how you look if you have extra folds of skin tissue. These skin folds are not just unsightly, but they can also cause other problems. These can include:

  • Discomfort
  • Swelling, rash & infection
  • Trouble walking
  • Trouble urinating
  • Trouble with sexual activity
  • Poor self-esteem

Types of body contouring surgery

  • Abdominoplasty — More commonly referred to as a tummy tuck. This surgery removes excess abdominal skin, often referred to as an apron.
  • Mastopexy — More commonly referred to as a breast lift.
  • Brachioplasty — Also referred to as an arm lift. This procedure removes excess skin under your arms.
  • Lower body lift — Removal of sagging skin from the abdomen, buttocks, groin, and outer thighs.