Surgical body contouring following major weight loss is a trusted procedure that helps remove excess sagging fat and skin while improving the shape of the underlying support tissue. These procedures are designed to restore the proper shape and contour of the body through surgical means. The ability to provide surgical weight loss procedures along with body contouring procedures under one roof is a significant advantage for our patients. At Healthy Life Bariatrics, weight loss clinic, we understand that bringing together these diverse disciplines of surgery and making them affordable for the patient enhances our patients success post operatively.
The most basic form of the procedure is liposuction. Liposuction generally addresses the resistant fat pockets that does not respond to weight loss, even after bariatric surgery. Most of our patients will find themselves able to lose impressive amount of weight, yet unable to achieve the contour that they desire. In some we recognize when the patient continues to get to the ideal body weight their face and breast will lose so much fat that they invariably become dissatisfied with end result. Recognizing the power of liposuction combined with fat grafting can in some instances be a powerful tool to maintain the patient at a Healthy Life Weight (HLW). Liposuction can remove the resistant fat and utilize the fat to restore patients volume deficiency in the breast, face, and sometimes the buttocks after massive weight loss.
The body contouring procedures we offer include: