What Are The Best Surgeries to Consider After Massive Weight Loss?
Losing weight and becoming healthier is quite an accomplishment and is something to be celebrated in more ways than one. When you lose a large amount of weight, it can change the look and feel of your body significantly. In many ways, this enhances people’s self-confidence in the appearance of their body, although some unintended side effects can cause self-esteem issues even after achieving an ideal weight. Each person’s body is different, but here are five common surgeries people choose to correct problem areas after weight loss.
Tummy tucks are a common surgery after losing a large amount of weight. Losing weight may leave excess skin and fat deposits in the abdominal region which not only makes it hard to exercise effectively but also impacts self-esteem drastically. Getting an abdominoplasty can give people confidence and an improved silhouette. In some cases, abdominal muscles are repaired or tightened during surgery. This can increase core strength and bodily functioning.
People who have a significant amount of sagging skin on the lower body may choose a lower body lift surgery. This surgery uses various incisions around the body to remove excess skin and fat. After surgery, patients will see a vastly improved figure with no sagging. The skin will be taut and smooth around the thighs, buttocks, and lower body. Patients will be able to wear pants and shorts with confidence once again.
Breast augmentation surgery is used to give breasts a pleasing shape and increase their volume. This can be beneficial after weight loss, as losing weight in the breasts can lessen the volume and change their shape. Breast lift surgery, on the other hand, removes stretched, sagging skin from the breasts to make them look higher and firmer. These surgeries can be done together for a dramatic transformation. This surgery will allow patients to fit into bras, tops, and swimwear again without worrying about sagging or other issues.
Sagging upper arm skin can be a problem for people after they’ve lost a lot of weight. They may choose to get an arm lift to fix this issue. Arm lift surgery removes the excess skin and fat that may be leftover. This procedure gives patients’ arms a slimmer, more attractive appearance. Patients won’t feel the need to wear long sleeves or hide their arms any longer and can wear any top with confidence.
Patients may notice a good amount of hanging skin on their inner and outer thighs after they lose significant amounts of weight. This area of the body does not always respond well to exercise, so surgical options may be necessary to get the results they want. Depending on their body and needs, patients can choose from inner thigh lifts, outer thigh lifts, or both to get the desired end result. Thigh lift surgery can give patients’ thighs a firmer, slimmer, and overall tighter look.
If you’re considering plastic surgery after losing a significant amount of weight, contact the team at Falcon Plastic Surgery today for a consultation. Pennsylvania plastic surgeon Dr. Christopher Falcon is highly experienced in both plastic and reconstructive techniques to help people of all sizes get relief and a refined body contour. Schedule a consultation by calling one of our office locations or contacting us online today.
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