Weight Loss Surgery
After dramatic weight loss or bariatric surgery that aims to improve patients’ health who are severely overweight, extra skin folds and fat pockets pose a problem to body contouring and self-esteem of patients. Weight Loss Surgery is a combination of lifting, liposuction techniques which aim the improvement of sagging tissues related to dramatic weight changes […]
After dramatic weight loss or bariatric surgery that aims to improve patients’ health who are severely overweight, extra skin folds and fat pockets pose a problem to body contouring and self-esteem of patients. Weight Loss Surgery is a combination of lifting, liposuction techniques which aim the improvement of sagging tissues related to dramatic weight changes in short periods. Weight Loss Surgery requires a multidisciplinary plastic surgeon who only focuses on specific areas of the body and as it is a multi-tasking operation, the teamwork of more than one surgeon will reduce all undesired results related with longer operation period. For satisfied results individualization of these processes is crucial.
Which operations are performed in Weight loss surgery?
- Breast Lift
- Tummy Tuck
- Arm Lift
- Thigh Lift
Why Should I have a Weight Loss Surgery?
If you had lost too much weight and now you are complaining about the skin sagging and loss of elasticity in multiple areas that cannot be fixed with diet or exercise; then you can get benefit from Weight Loss Surgery. In the weight loss surgery, the excess skin and fat tissues are removed in order to obtain a much better look.
Weight Loss Surgery is performed under general anesthesia and it takes to perform the procedure nearly 4 hours when it is performed by a team of plastic surgeons. It is really important to decrease the operation duration to give less anesthesia to the patient yielding a better postoperative period to the patient. You will be advised not to eat 6 hours before the surgery and that is all! You will get a physical examination by your surgeon and anesthetist. After the examination; we will prepare you for the surgery. You will receive a sedation in order to reduce the preoperative anxiety and fell yourself more comfortable.
Breast Lift, Tummy Tuck, liposculpture, arm lift, thigh lift or gynecomastia operations can be combined according to the needs of the patient.
Recovery and Results
After the Weight Loss Surgery operation, the recovery period depends on your physical status, age, general health, and condition mainly. The operation itself does not take too long, therefore, you receive a mild anesthesia. Since the anesthesia that you receive is mild; you will not have problems associated with anesthetic agents after the operation. This is especially important and can be achieved with only a team of plastic surgeons as we have. After the operation, you will have stitches and bandages which will be removed after the 10th day. You can start to do your daily activities 3 days after the operation but we do not advise you heavy lifting, running or activities that require excess physical activity. The more you rest, the faster your recovery will be.
- Multiple approaches in one session
- Faster recovery