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Plastic Surgery Can Complete Your Look After Dramatic Weight Loss

Published on July 18, 2017 by
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  Losing weight is a major challenge and a positive step toward better health. However, after losing a dramatic amount of weight, you may notice some changes in your body you don’t like. Skin, stretched by the fat will sag, making you appear older than you are. Fortunately, plastic surgery options can help you get the body you deserve after all your hard work. Any surgery is a major decision, so make sure to review these procedures carefully with your plastic surgeon at Carolinas Center for Plastic Surgery in Morehead City and Jacksonville, North Carolina. Explore the different procedures for plastic surgery in Jacksonville.  

Plastic Surgery Procedures to Consider After Weight Loss in Jacksonville, NC

Tummy Tuck

One common issue people experience after weight loss is loose skin around the stomach area. Since this is one of the largest fat deposits, it is one of the areas most affected by the loss of skin elasticity. A tummy tuck doesn’t just remove any excess fat around the area, but trims off some of the excess skin, giving you a more flattering profile.


Contrary to popular belief, liposuction is not a way to lose dramatic amounts of weight. Instead, it is a way to get rid of those stubborn fat deposits that stick around despite dieting and exercise. In fact, liposuction is most effective for people who are very close to their target weights already. If you have fat that does not seem to want to respond to the strategies that helped you lose weight, consider liposuction to get you the rest of the way to your goals.

Breast Lift

Weight loss takes some of the volume out of your breasts, causing them to sag more than they would. With a breast lift, your breasts will be reshaped and tightened without a reduction is size. There are a variety of different breast lift options, and your plastic surgeon can help you decide which is best for you.

Arm Lift

Limbs can also be affected by dramatic weight loss. The loss of elasticity can cause the skin under your arms to droop and hang. An arm lift tightens skin and removes the fat, creating more shapely arms.

Dermal Fillers

An unfortunate effect of losing weight is a more gaunt looking face. This occurs because the fat under the skin going away causes facial skin to sag. Fillers like Voluma offer a nonsurgical solution, by filling out your face for tighter skin and a more youthful look. Losing weight is the hard part. Sign up for a consultation at Carolinas Center for Plastic Surgery in Jacksonville, North Carolina, to see if we can help you achieve your aesthetic goals. You can also contact us at (252) 222-5888 to learn more.
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