Obesity and especially morbid obesity in population is increasing due to change in dietary habits and lifestyle. Excessive weight loss following dietary restrictions or Post Bariatric Body Contouring Surgery is on rise.
This leads to decreased fat content below the skin. Due to excessive stretch on the skin previously it loses its tendency to retract back; this leads to loose skin folds and hanging skin, which is aesthetically not acceptable.
Patients require body contouring once his/her weight has stabilized for atleast 6 months. You may require combination of procedures for body contouring. These may require one or more stages.
All these procedures require excision of excess skin with resultant scars. Our aim is to give inconspicuous scars and hide them as much as possible. You will have to wear pressure garments for minimum three months.
Risk and complication
You may have a detailed discussion about this during your personal consultation. Some of the possible complications include - anaesthesia related complications, swelling, bleeding, infection, thickened scar etc