Following substantial weight loss, whether it’s from a medical procedure or lifestyle changes, you should feel proud of your achievement. However, after this weight loss, many people still don’t have the figure they desire due to excess skin. When skin is stretched, it loses its elastic nature and can’t tighten back when the weight is lost. With body contouring, you can complete your journey and lose the excess skin after losing the weight.
Body contouring is a highly customized procedure depending on the patient's needs following weight loss. A procedure may include a few, or even all of the following surgeries: facelift, breast lift, arm lift, tummy tuck, lower body lift, or thigh lift.
Each procedure involves making an incision, smoothing the underlying tissue, and replacing the skin over the area, removing any excess. The result is a tighter, smoother figure you can feel confident with!
During your initial consultation with Dr. Ortiz you will discuss your options and your goals to create a plan that is best for you. If you've recently had bariatric surgery, Dr. Ortiz will consult with your doctor to ensure this procedure is safe for you. Often, it's recommended to wait up to two years following surgery to undergo body contouring, and weight loss must be stable to ensure a successful procedure.
Feel confident in your body after weight loss with body contouring from Dr. Ortiz. With two decades of experience, he has helped women and men around Raleigh complete their weight loss journey after surgery or lifestyle changes. Schedule your personalized consultation at our Raleigh plastic surgery center by calling us at 919-532-2270 or by using our online contact form below.