The patient is a woman who had a large weight loss surgery. She has excess skin with loss of elasticity. She has a Fleur de Lis Abdominoplasty (T shaped closure) to remove vertical as well as horizontal excess skin. This approach is challenging to design and execute and may have healing problems, but helps define …
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The patient had a massive weight loss with skin redundancy. She benefited from abdominoplasty with vertical excision.
34 year old female with 85 pound weight loss post gastric bypass dissatisfied with her abdomen. 5’3″, 135 pounds. Abdominoplasty.
The patient had large weight loss surgery resulting in extra skin with poor elasticity. In addition to commonly performed abdominoplasty with a transvers (horizontal) incision, the patient had a vertical incision added to address her vertical redundancy and a back incision added for lateral thigh and buttocks lifting.
The patient had massive weight loss skin excess treated with an abdominoplasty (including vertical excision) and lateral thigh lift.
55 year old male with 150 pound weight loss post gastric bypass dissatisfied with his abdomen and flanks. Abdominoplasty and lateral thigh lift (body lift).
36 year old female with 130 pound weight loss post gastric bypass dissatisfied with her arms. 5’6″, 200 pounds. Brachioplasty.
The patient is a patient in her 60’s who was dissatisfied with her arm size and laxity. She underwent a brachioplasty, or arm lift. The tissue may only be reduced as much as the underlying muscles will allow. Patients with less residual arm fat have more improvement that those with more. The scar typically hides …
67 year old female with 150 pound weight loss post gastric bypass dissatisfied with her arms. 5’3″, 135 pounds. Brachioplasty.