Everyone agrees that losing weight is great for your health, well-being, and quality of life. Losing a significant amount of weight is more than just an achievement; it is a reason to celebrate. Unfortunately, many men and women who successfully shed a massive amount of weight realize that there is a downside to their efforts. If your body does not look the way that you hoped after shedding the pounds, you may be a good candidate for body contouring after massive weight loss.
How Extra Weight Changes Your Body
Many people are well aware of the medical complications that are caused by extra weight, such as poor cardiovascular function, the risk of diabetes, arthritis and other concerns. Carrying a large amount of weight also affects the aesthetics of your body, even after you lose the pounds.
- People who are significantly overweight tend to have more stubborn fat that cannot be eliminated with diet and exercise.
- Carrying weight on your frame causes the skin to stretch and lose elasticity.
These two factors translate into physiques that may have lumps, bulges and sagging skin. Sagging skin poses additional medical concerns in some cases, as skin folds are perfect environments for bacterial infections. Addressing the cosmetic issues that may result from losing a significant amount of weight helps you feel more confident about your body.
Body Contouring After Massive Weight Loss
By combining non-surgical and surgical procedures, we help you tone your arms, abdomen, thighs, neck and jowls, buttocks and other problem areas. Because downtime is a primary concern for many weight loss patients, we may recommend combining procedures. Not everyone is a good candidate for body contouring after massive weight loss, though. You should be in good overall health and maintain an ideal weight for at least 12 months.
Are You Ready to Contour Your Body After Weight Loss? Contact Dr. Sanjay Lalla.
Body contouring is the final step in your weight loss journey. To learn more about body contouring after massive weight loss that may include an arm lift, liposuction, CoolSculpting® and some of our other services, contact Dr. Sanjay Lalla to schedule a personal consultation. You can call our office in West Orange and Jersey City directly at (973) 324-9455.