If you battled with your weight for years and finally achieved your weight loss goals through sensible lifestyle changes or bariatric surgery, you should be proud of yourself. Overcoming obesity benefits your health in countless ways. Unfortunately, it might be hard to feel joy or pride if you have the uncomfortable reminder of your previous size: folds of redundant, loose skin.
Plastic surgery after weight loss, known as post-bariatric body contouring or skin removal surgery, treats loose skin so it fits your leaner, healthier body underneath. Folds of excess skin are removed and the remaining skin is tightened and re-draped over the body’s contours to create a smoother and more attractive physique.
Read on as Dr. A.J. Khalil shares three reasons to consider plastic surgery after weight loss.