Body Contouring’ (body shaping after excessive weight loss) surgeries

Body Contouring’ (body shaping after excessive weight loss) surgeries; Face, neck and stretching Breast lifting or stretching Abdominal stretching Elimination of sagging in the hips, hips and groins Inner thigh stretching Includes arm lift surgeries.
Body contouring surgeries after extreme weight loss:

Excess weight loss with diet or after surgery can lead to sagging and contour loss in almost every part of the body. These unwanted sagging can be corrected with stretching surgeries. ‘Body Contouring’ surgeries; Face, neck and stretching Breast lifting or stretching Abdominal stretching Elimination of sagging in the hips, hips and groins Inner thigh stretching Includes arm lift surgeries.
To whom can it be applied?
Patients who have stopped losing weight For those who do not have an obstacle to surgery The patient should not smoke since there may be blood circulation problems in the skin in such surgeries.
Surgery and anesthesia
Sedation or general anesthesia is applied according to the area to be performed and the patient’s request. In such surgeries, long suture scars remain. Surgical scars are placed in areas that will remain in the laundry or attract less attention. These surgeries cover wide areas. Therefore, it is useful to do it gradually. The order of surgery is determined according to the patient’s wishes and complaints. In facelift, scars remain in front of and behind the ear. Breast lift surgeries are planned in such a way that the scars will remain in the bra. In tummy tuck surgery, the scars are planned in the groin area, under the underwear. If the hip and side areas are to be intervened with the tummy tuck, the scars will travel all around the body. In leg stretching surgery, the scars are planned to remain under the underwear on the inside of the leg. In arm stretching, the scar starts under the armpit and extends from the inside of the arm to the elbow. In stretching surgeries, excess skin and subcutaneous tissue are removed. The remaining tissues are stretched and sutured. Thus, drooping structures are removed and the contours of the underlying structures are revealed.
Postoperative
After these surgeries, dressings and bandages are applied to reduce bleeding and swelling. The length of stay in the hospital is generally determined by the size of the procedures and the diversity of the regions. Although the results of the surgery are noticed immediately, they appear exactly 1-2 years later. Although generally good results are obtained, optimal results may not be obtained with a single operation, especially in cases of excessive weight loss and in cases where skin elasticity is not good. Revision surgeries may be required. Risks As with all surgeries, there is a risk of anesthesia, bleeding and infection. Suture opening, Skin loss, poor wound healing, especially in smokers. Large and prominent surgical scars. Sagging incomplete recovery.

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