When you lose extensive weight through lifestyle changes or bariatric surgery, the results can change your life. The health benefits alone may even save your life. However, if excess skin remains, you run the risk of rashes, discomfort and infection. Not only that, but you may not be entirely satisfied with how your new self looks after all your effort.
Encompassing a variety of body sculpting techniques, body contouring improves shape and tone by removing excess fat and skin from almost anywhere on the body. Patients often schedule it after major weight loss, and our plastic surgeons use the latest techniques individualized to your goals and priorities.
It may involve procedures to get rid of extra skin, eliminate excess fat and reshape or contour the area. Body contouring does not usually help you lose weight. Instead, it helps shape the body and address specific areas where weight loss isn’t effective.
Body contouring procedures may include:
You’ll start by speaking with our doctors about your specific goals. From there, our surgeon will tailor a body contouring plan to meet your expectations. Together, we’ll develop a plan that works for your personal preference as well as our doctor's surgical judgment.