When you lose a large amount of weight, it is an exhilarating thing. It literally feels like a heavy load has been lifted off your body. That being said, for individuals who are looking to lose weight, just losing weight is usually not enough. Many people are disappointed after they lose large amounts of weight because their body looks nothing like what they see on the cover of magazines. Instead, they are left with loose folds of skin around their arms, their breasts, their thighs, and their abdomens. Sadly, after massive weight loss, skin does not always go back to its former shape or its former size. Having all of that excess skin after weight loss can make simple things a challenge. In many cases in Hollywood, FL and elsewhere, the only way that you can get rid of excess skin is by undergoing body contouring surgery.
You may ask, is body contour surgery the right procedure for me? The answer to this question is a very personal one. You have to determine how much you want to improve your appearance after losing so much weight. Most people who have lost a large amounts of weight opt for body contouring procedures because they’ve worked so hard to get to where they are and they want to look their best.
Some indications that this procedure is right for you would include the fact that you’ve lost weight and you’ve been able to keep the weight off for a set amount of time. Not only have you been able to keep the weight off, but you don’t expect to lose weight anytime in the future.
Additionally, you should be in good overall health. If you have chronic conditions that would impair your body’s ability to respond after surgery, then this procedure might not be right for you.
Body contouring in Hollywood, FL is a personalized procedure that will leave you with marked improvements in your appearance. Talk to our plastic surgeon at Plastic Surgery Specialists of South Florida about the procedure to see if it is right for you. Contact us today to schedule a consultation at our office in Hollywood, FL!