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Body Contouring After Weight Loss Surgery

Those who have dropped a large amount of weight as a result of undergoing bariatric surgery typically experience the exhilarating feeling of greater confidence and relief. However, there is an aesthetic downside to losing so many pounds at once – that person may now be left with noticeably loose, sagging skin folds and fat in certain areas. At my Columbus plastic surgery practice, I treat many individuals who would like to improve upon their new size and shape with body contouring.

If you have reached your optimum weight loss goal and still feel that certain areas of the body appear distorted and irregular, then now may be a good time to learn about your options. If you are a post-bariatric patient (or someone who lost an excessive amount of weight in a relatively short period of time), you may be frustrated with the lax skin and fat that now resides in areas, such as the face, neck, upper arms, breasts, abdomen, buttocks, and/or thighs. The factors that cause the problem of excess skin and fat are: expansion of skin, loss of fat, and lack of tissue elasticity. Fortunately, body contouring surgery after major weight loss can effectively provide a more slender shape by reducing the excess skin and fat that is left behind.

After assessing your body and learning about your goals, I will determine which procedure(s) will help create a more desirable shape for you. Proud to help post-weight loss individuals avoid living a life of further annoyance and embarrassment, I offer several surgical options, including lower body lifts, arm lifts, and abdominal skin tightening.

Please feel free to turn to me regarding your body contouring needs. I strive to provide the final touches to your new shape successfully and in a safe manner. You can call (614) 482-2123 if you have questions or would like to schedule your consultation.