Body Contouring After Weight Loss

Serving Orange County: Newport Beach, CA

BODY-CONTOURING-AFTER-WEIGHT-LOSSFinally reaching your weight loss goal is definitely a victory worth celebrating. Yet, the excess skin and tissue that is often left behind can be frustrating. I understand the frustration, and want to help you look your best so you can feel great about all you have accomplished.

Is This You?

Here are some of the common reasons I hear about why a person is considering cosmetic surgery after weight loss:

  • I’ve lost the weight, but now I’m self-conscious about loose skin and lingering flab.
  • The excess skin I have after losing weight is uncomfortable and causes chafing.
  • The loose skin on my body reminds me of the person I was, not who I want to be.

I encourage you to contact us online or call 949-759-0980 today to schedule a consultation at my Newport Beach office in Orange County to learn more about plastic surgery after weight loss. Along with my supportive staff, I am committed to helping you reach your cosmetic goals, and I will take the time necessary during your consultation to give you my recommendations and educate you about all your options.

Everyone who has lost a lot of weight will have unique plastic surgery needs. I will work closely with you to develop a treatment plan that addresses your specific concerns for a comprehensive renewal.

– Dr. Savalia

Your Options

Body contouring procedures are designed to help post-weight loss patients achieve smoother, slimmer contours after they’ve already reached their target weight and maintained it steadily for several months or more. Your options include:

  • Abdominoplasty – Also known as a tummy tuck, an abdominoplasty specifically improves the contours of your belly, removing excess skin and tissue and tightening muscles that may have become lax.
  • Arm Lift – An arm lift tightens loose skin on the upper arm and can also remove fatty deposits for a more toned appearance.
  • Breast Enhancement – Women may choose breast reduction for a slimmer look after weight loss, breast lift for firmer, more youthful-looking breasts, or breast augmentation to enhance their curves.
  • Liposuction – Although liposuction alone won’t correct loose skin, it can be invaluable for creating natural contours and further refining your body shape.
  • Male Breast Reduction – Gynecomastia, a common problem for overweight men, can be resolved through male breast reduction.
  • Thigh Lift – A thigh lift can tighten skin on the inner thighs, outer thighs or both, lifting the skin and removing fatty tissue for a more streamlined lower body shape.
  • Lower Body Lift – Also known as a belt lipectomy or circumferential abdominoplasty, this procedure extends a tummy tuck incision completely around the torso to tighten the skin on the thighs and buttocks in addition to the abdomen.
  • Panniculectomy – The pannus, a flap of fatty tissue hanging below the abdomen that is often exaggerated after weight loss, can be removed with this procedure.

I will work closely with you to outline a treatment plan that addresses your specific concerns for a true whole-body renewal.

Recovery & Results

Recovery after body contouring surgery varies depending on the procedure or procedures that I perform, as well as the level of correction needed. For most body contouring procedures, you will need to wear a specially designed compression garment initially to help reduce swelling and discomfort while promoting recovery.

My body contouring patients usually are ready to return to work within a few weeks, although I usually ask patients to wait about eight weeks after surgery before engaging in more vigorous physical activities.

Body contouring can be an ideal solution for improving your figure after major weight loss by addressing the loose skin and excess tissue that simply can’t be resolved with any amount of diet or exercise.

For more information on body contouring after weight loss, I encourage you to contact us online today.