Surgeries after massive weight loss
Surgical procedures to recover the body contour after a large weight loss, or after a bariatric surgery, are intended to remove excess skin and fat that remain after the expansion that has suffered the skin, with the subsequent loss of elasticity of it. The hanging skin is usually located around the face, neck, arms, breasts, abdomen, buttocks, and thighs, preventing you from appreciating your new body after losing weight. Many patients may need what we call: total body lift, which will consist of: abdominoplasty, buttock and thigh lift, back liposuction, breast lift, arm lift, and face and neck lift.
The best candidates
If you have lost a lot of weight, either through diet and exercise or through bariatric surgery, you are in the ideal of your weight loss, you will be a good candidate for this surgery. The success of these procedures, whether to reduce or elevate, is influenced by several factors: their age, and by the size, shape and tone of the skin of the areas to be treated.
Some procedures leave only small scars, which go almost unnoticed, but others leave more noticeable scars, although most patients find these scars acceptable, and experience a great increase in their self-esteem by being able to wear swimsuits, or more tight since these scars will be in places where the skin makes a bend. It is common to perform multiple surgeries different parts of your body, depending on the size of the areas to be treated, and sometimes the treatment of different areas is done in stages.
Post weight reduction surgeries
After a large weight loss, the skin of the face may be limp, causing a fall of the cheeks, and the formation of jowls, resulting in a loss of definition of the line of the jaw, in addition, the neck may be fallen too. Face and neck lift surgery, correct the jowls and remove the hanging skin. The insitions are imperceptible since they are located in the natural lines of the skin, inside the scalp, and in the border area between the scalp and the skin of the cheek.
- Arms lifting
Technically called brachial dermolipectomy, or brachioplasty, or brachial lift .. With age, the skin of the arms can become looser, this surgery is designed to remove excess skin and fat from your arms, giving your arms a more contour Young and pleasant The insicion extends from near the elbow until next to the axial, by the inner side of the arm. In certain occasions we can suggest a liposculpture of the arms, to be used as the only treatment or together with a brachial lift.
- Breast lift
- Thigh lift
The internal thigh lift surgery will lift and tighten the skin on the inside of your thighs. The insitions will be located in the inguinal region,