Losing weight is good for your health and looks, but one of the undesired side effects of losing large amounts of body fat is leftover loose skin. While exercise can help to a small extent, sometimes those who have recently lost a large amount of weight need to consider plastic surgery.
Whether you lose the weight from gastric bypass surgery or through dieting, losing the excess skin afterward isn’t easy. This is why many turn to body and facial contouring to help them achieve their desired post-weight look. There are quite a few options, ranging from full plastic surgery to non-invasive cosmetic procedures that can provide all the important benefits.
Body lift – A body lift is exactly what it sounds like: A facelift for you entire form. This helps to reshape undesired contours and provide you with the natural shape of a thinner body after weight loss. This procedure can be performed on target areas or all over, as needed.
Neck lift – A neck lift is a facelift that focuses primarily on the neck and jaw line. This is an area that will show loose skin the most on someone who has recently lost a lot of weight, and toning it can do wonders for your overall appearance.
Thermage – For minimally invasive solutions, thermage uses heat to promote collagen regrowth, tightening up skin and providing anti-aging benefits at the same time. For many, this is an optimal procedure because it also requires the shortest amount of recovery time.
For anyone who has recently lost a great deal of weight, or is working to do so, and wants to use cosmetic surgery to achieve the final touches on their new body, contact Maryland Plastic Surgery.