After losing weight, you may have problems with loose skin and isolated fat deposits on different parts of the body. At Cosmetique, we perform body contouring surgery correct these issues. With the right procedures, we can improve the shape and tone of your body after major weight loss.
Excess skin can significantly limit your mobility, as well has contribute to a host of medical and hygiene issues.If you’re frustrated with the appearance of loose, sagging skin following major weight loss, you may benefit from body contouring procedures.
Ideal candidates for body contouring are suffering from excess skin and fat after weight loss. Furthermore, they are:
Although body contouring cosmetic surgery cannot give you the perfect body, it can dramatically improve your physical appearance. Body contouring is used to effectively address loose, heavy folds of skin, as well as improve the shape and tone of tissue in the thighs, arms, buttocks, abdomen and face.
The best way to determine if you are a good candidate for body contouring is to schedule a consultation. Be prepared to discuss factors such as your medical history, current medications and cosmetic goals.
The length of your procedure will depend on which areas of your body are being treated. In some cases, more than one surgery may be needed to meet your cosmetic goals. We may recommend the following cosmetic procedures:
Prior to surgery, you will be administered either a local or general anesthesia. All body contouring procedures require incisions to remove excess skin. The incision length and pattern will depend on the quantity and location of your excess skin. Advanced techniques often allow incisions to be strategically placed in concealable locations.
Following surgery it is likely that you will experience some discomfort, swelling and bruising for several weeks. We can prescribe medication to help you manage discomfort. You may need to wear a compression garment for several days in order to minimize swelling and encourage healing. Most patients are capable of returning to work and other daily activities within two to four weeks. More demanding physical activities may be restricted for several weeks.
Immediate results will be apparent, but it may take several months before final results are visible. The results of you body contouring procedures will be long lasting. Significant weight fluctuations and the normal aging process may change your results over time.
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