When you work hard to lose weight, you should be celebrating your accomplishments instead of being weighed down physically and emotionally by excess skin. Learn about the procedures available to reveal your new body after massive weight loss.
Congratulations on your weight loss! If you are unsatisfied with the excess sagging skin leftover from your massive weight loss, surgical body contouring can help. We are a plastic surgery practice skilled in conducting body contouring procedures. We thought it would be best to provide some helpful information to potential patients considering these procedures.
Body Contouring General Information
Body contouring procedures include the following:
- Arm Lift
- Body Lift
- Butt Lift
- Tummy Tuck
Am I a candidate for the procedure?
If you are considering body contouring procedures, you might be wondering if you are eligible. If you meet the following criteria, you will most likely be a candidate for body contouring surgery:
- An adult whose weight loss has stabilized
- Do not smoke
- Realistic goals
- Willing to lead a healthy lifestyle
What is the recovery process like?
After you receive surgery, bandages will be applied to your incisions. If you have excess blood or fluid, small tubes will be placed under the skin to drain it. Your doctor will provide instructions for the recovery. This will include how to take care of the site, medications to take, concerns to look for, and when to follow up.
What do the results look like?
Although the results will be immediately visible post-op. It will take about two years to see the final results. You will have visible scarring and the results will be long-lasted, if you maintain your weight and fitness levels.
Northeastern Plastic Surgery understands your desire for a beautiful, youthful looking body and facial appearance. We utilize the latest plastic surgery techniques to perform a variety of surgical procedures. Dr. Fodero and the staff are very friendly, helpful, and available to answer any questions you may have about the procedures we offer. We strive to ensure that your experience with us is positive. Please contact us today to learn more about the services we offer.