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Plastic Surgery to Reduce Excess Skin and Improve Body Shape

Plastic surgery to remove excess skin, fat and tighten muscles
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Plastic Surgery to Reduce Excess Skin and Improve Body Shape

Plastic surgery procedures aim to remove loose skin and localized areas of fat, and (where necessary) tighten loose muscles. By contrast, lipoplasty (liposuction) only addresses the problem of body fat: it does not remove skin or tighten muscles.

Plastic Surgery Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty or tummy tuck surgery tightens loose skin around the abdomen.
  • An extended abdominoplasty treats the extra skin folds around the back.
  • A body lift combines the skin and fat excision of tummy tuck, inner thigh lift, and buttock lift.
  • A panniculectomy removes excess skin and body fat. comprising the 'apron' of abdominal fat and skin (abdominal panniculus, or pannus) found on patients suffering from obesity, or on patients who have experienced massive weight loss.
  • Thigh lift addresses the extra flesh of the upper legs.
  • Breast lift surgeries help with drooping breasts in women.
  • Gynecomastia helps to remove excess fat or glands from the male breast area.
  • An arm lift or brachioplasty treats excess skin about the upper arms.
  • Face lift and neck lift plastic surgeries help tighten the extra skin about the neck and face. Areas of residual fat can be removed by liposculpture (liposuction).

Bariatric Plastic Surgery Can Be Complex and Costly

Even though these body contouring surgical operations may be termed "cosmetic", they are serious procedures - many of which involve full anesthetic and surgical teams - and patients can expect normal levels of pain and recovery associated with such surgery. The costs of plastic surgery may be high and are commonly not covered by health insurance.

More Information About Plastic Surgeries

For additional information about how plastic surgery procedures can improve body shape, plus help finding a qualified board-certified plastic surgeon, see:
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
British Association Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

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Laparoscopic or open bariatric surgery, such as gastric banding or bypass is not an easy solution to morbid obesity and weight loss. It is a serious surgical procedure, involving health risks. To produce lasting weight loss it requires a long-term patient commitment to eating a healthy diet and following a regular program of physical exercise. Life-long use of nutritional supplements may also be necessary. So, before deciding, discuss your options fully with your doctor. © 2003-2017 Bariatric-Surgery.Info - Terms - Contact - Information - Resources