Body Contouring After Weight Loss
Excess hanging skin can be a troubling problem for patients who have lost a significant amount of weight.
Whether after bariatric surgery (gastric bypass or lap band surgery) or following a successful diet and exercise program, the loose skin of the abdomen, arms, buttocks, thighs and breasts can detract from the overall result of the weight loss.
Some patients report that they still feel "fat" despite reaching their goal weight and a few even feel that they looked better when they were overweight.
Dr. Peters can remove excess skin to reshape the patient's body and allow the thin person underneath to shine through, using procedures such as
These procedures are typically performed when the patient is at or near their goal weight, and their weight has been stable for several months.
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