Why body contouring?
Whether through bariatric surgery or other means, dramatic weight loss can lead to sagging skin, often on the arms, legs and abdomen. Post weight loss body contouring removes this excess skin to improve appearance and boost your confidence. You’ve worked hard to lose the weight. Now, you deserve to look and feel your best.
Why Saint Agnes?
The Bariatric Center of Excellence at Saint Agnes performs more weight loss surgeries than any other hospital in Maryland—so we have the experience and know-how to handle all types of body contouring procedures. Our surgeons meet with you at the beginning of your weight loss journey to develop an individualized plan just for you.
We specialize in the following post weight loss procedures:
This involves a complete lower body lift of the buttocks, abdomen, waist, hips and outer thighs in one procedure, or several staged procedures. The incision patterns vary, but often include a circumferential incision around the body to remove the “belt” of excess skin and fat.
This procedure lifts sagging breasts and removes excess skin. Typically, incisions are made in a circular pattern around the areola, down to the breast crease, and horizontally along the breast crease. Implants may be recommended to enhance breast size and shape.
Sagging skin along the upper arms is treated with an incision from the underarm along the inside or back of the upper arm. Additional incisions may be needed in places where excess skin has formed sagging pockets. Almost immediately following this procedure, you’ll see smoother, tighter contours and a dramatic improvement in skin appearance and texture.
The thighs are reshaped through an incision in the groin that extends down to the knee along the inner portion of the thigh. For the outer thigh, an incision from the groin around to the hip may be required. These incisions allow your plastic surgeon to tighten tissues for a smoother, better toned appearance.
For more information on plastic & reconstructive surgery at Saint Agnes Hospital you can reach us at 1-866-690-9355. To find a physician click here.
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