Body Contouring After Weight Loss
Dramatic weight loss, whether achieved by proper nutrition and exercise, as the result of bariatric surgery, or from other forms of medical treatment, has many benefits. However, once you reach your weight loss goals, you may find that you still don’t have the fit and healthy body image you desire. Skin may be loose, sagging and in many cases, your body contours may appear irregular and disharmonious.
If you have undergone dramatic weight loss that has resulted in excess sagging skin, surgical body contouring may be right for you. In general, body contouring following major weight loss reduces excess fat and skin that has developed in multiple body areas. The result of surgery is a smoother, more attractive body contour. Body contouring after major weight loss is an important and rewarding phase of your challenge to have a healthier, more proportionate body, and can help you further enhance your body image and self-confidence.
The average payment for these surgeries may vary, it can range from $3,000 to $18,000. Please contact our Surgical Director to inquire about these fees 954-585-3800.
- Face, neck and jowls, resulting in a droopy, sad appearance
- Upper arms, resulting in a “bat-wing” appearance
- Breasts, causing them to flatten and hang with nipples pointing down
- Abdominal area, extending around the sides and into the lower back, resulting in an apron-like overhang
- Buttocks, groin and thighs, causing hanging pockets of skin
- Adults of any age whose weight loss has stabilized
- Healthy individuals who do not have medical conditions that can impair healing or increase surgery risks
- Individuals with positive outlook and realistic goals
- Individuals committed to leading a healthy lifestyle
- A discussion of your goals and an evaluation of your individual case
- The options available in body contouring
- The likely outcomes of body contouring and any associated risks The course of treatment recommended by your plastic surgeon
- How to care for the surgical site and drains
- Medications to apply or take orally to aid healing and reduce infection risk
- Specific concerns to look for at the surgical site or in your general health
- When to follow up with your plastic surgeon