The Benefits of Plastic Surgery After Weight Loss

Men and women who have lost significant weight have taken a critical step in improving their health and quality of life. Whether the weight loss came from diet, exercise, or bariatric surgery, this drastic change can positively effect on a person’s future and inspire them to lead a healthier lifestyle.

However, after excessive weight loss, you may be left with loose skin and sagging folds that can be uncomfortable both physically and mentally. 

Improve Body Appearance and Comfort

Body sculpting procedures designed to shape target areas and remove excess skin can improve your body’s appearance with procedures designed to tone your body and boost your self-image. At Widder Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery Center, experienced plastic surgeon Dr. Shlomo Widder offers multiple methods to effectively complete your body contouring goals.

Some of our patients’ favorites include:

Tummy Tuck

Also known as abdominoplasty, a tummy tuck delivers a taut, shapely abdomen by removing excess skin and fat pads and reinforcing the abdominal wall. Your new mid-section will allow you to wear form-fitting clothing more comfortably, making shopping for fashion a more enjoyable venture.

Butt Augmentation and Lift

A tight, lifted backside can accentuate a woman’s overall figure and help them look great in jeans, shorts, and a fashionable bathing suit. Dr. Widder offers two procedures, butt augmentation with ultra soft silicone implants and liposuction of hips and lateral thighs, that can make a woman’s buttocks more shapely.

Arm Lift or Arm Plasty

Loose upper-arm skin may hinder confidence and cause a woman to envelop her upper body in loose-fitting tops and blouses. An arm lift successfully removes fat pockets and tightens loose skin, leaving upper arms suitable for sleeveless blouses and spaghetti straps.

Medial Thigh Liposuction

Reshape excess fullness and lift (thigh plasty) with medial thigh liposuction and get back to wearing shorts and skirts with confidence. Dr. Widder employs liposuction techniques and skin removal to deliver lean, tight, and smooth thighs. This cosmetic surgery is perfect to combine with a butt augmentation or butt lift.

Breast Lift

Losing significant weight can negatively impact the appearance of a woman’s breasts, causing them to droop and sag. Mastopexy, also known as a breast lift, is designed to elevate the breast profile by lifting the nipple and tightening excess skin. It won’t increase breast volume but will restore breast firmness, youthfulness, and an upward curve.

Plastic Surgery Considerations After Significant Weight Loss

  • Find a board-certified plastic surgeon who has worked with people who have lost considerable weight or had bariatric surgery. Dr. Widder and his team routinely help weight loss patients achieve their body sculpting goals.
  • Patients should complete their weight loss goals before considering plastic surgery. In addition, their weight should be stable.
  • Smoking dramatically increases the risk of potential surgical complications.
  • You should prepare for your consultation with a list of questions and concerns.

Schedule a body shaping consultation at Widder Plastic Surgery, located near the western Capital Beltway in Northern Virginia. Call us at (703) 506-0300 or request a consultation today.