Post Bariatric body contouring is an option for men and women who have lost a significant amount of weight and now have various issues related to excess skin and loose tissue. If you have undergone bariatric surgery or lost weight through traditional methods, one or several of these procedures may be right for you. Dr. Frenzel is one of only a select few surgeons in the country that is formally trained to take care of the weight loss patient from A-Z.
The arm lift can remove excess, hanging skin from the upper arms. Such conditions are common among patients who have lost weight. They often avoid wearing short sleeve shirts to avoid exposing their arms. Through arm lift surgery, many patients are able to realize the benefits of sleek, toned upper arms. Read more about arm lift surgery.
Abdominoplasty is performed on individuals who have loose folds of skin, wrinkles, or stretch marks in the abdominal area. If needed, the muscles of the abdomen may also be tightened at the same time. In many cases, the surgery is combined with liposuction to remove excess fat that lies between the muscles and the skin. Read more about tummy tuck surgery.
A lower body lift is a surgical procedure that removes and tightens excess, sagging skin around the buttocks, hips, and thighs to reshape the contour of the lower body. Lower body procedures like the body lift are popular for patients who have experienced massive weight loss through gastric bypass procedures. Read more about the body lift.
The breasts can also be negatively affected by significant weight loss. After massive weight loss, the breasts may lose their youthful position. Breast lift surgery is designed to correct these conditions. Implants are often used in conjunction with a lift to also restore breast volume as well. Read more about breast lift surgery after weight loss.
A thigh lift is a surgical procedure that tightens excess, sagging skin around the inner and outer thighs and reshapes the contour of the lower body. Lower body procedures like the thigh lift are popular for patients that have undergone weight loss surgery and lost a significant amount of weight, leaving them with excess, redundant skin. Read more about thighplasty