To state it in the simplest terms, people become obese when they consume more calories than they expend. [Read more]
Doctors call it tissue laxity. You may call it excess skin. Regardless of its name, it’s a problem some people experience after weight loss surgery.
People who have lost more than 100 pounds often find themselves dissatisfied with their body image as there may be loose folds of skin left behind on the stomach, arms, thighs, and face. [Read more]
The pride you feel in successfully losing significant weight after bariatric surgery may be overshadowed by the disappointment of a less than firm body. Frequently a problem after losing a large amount of weight, this can be remedied with plastic surgery.
People who have weight loss surgery often find that they feel healthier and more energetic. But losing 100 pounds or more may also leave them with a lot of excess skin and a physical appearance that they’re unhappy with. [Read more]
Bariatric surgery helps you eat fewer calories by reducing the amount of food you can eat. We know that fewer calories equals weight loss-but does it also add up to a perfect body? Unfortunately, years of being overweight aren’t easy to erase. [Read more]
For some weight loss surgery patients, significant fat loss leaves folds of loose skin that lacks the elasticity to “unstretch.” Women are especially prone to experiencing loose, sagging skin on their arms after extreme weight loss. [Read more]