Welcome to Dr. Nazmi Baycin’s body contouring surgery after bariatric surgery page. As a plastic surgeon in Dubai, UAE, here I will share my professional knowledge and personal experience about correction of body deformities and skin loosening after obesity treatment. You will find out detailed information about procedures, recovery period, tips to avoid unwanted results, risks and complication of the procedures and more… You will also have an idea regarding the body contouring surgery prices in Dubai.
I do underline here that obesity surgery is not my business. Whereas we, plastic surgeons are interested in body contouring consequence of weight loss after bariatric surgery.
Obesity, in other word overweight is to gain weight more than the normal standard. It also leads serious health risks such as diabetes, heart failure and other systemic disorders.
Obesity is chronic disease, however it is treatable. There are several methods to get rid of abundant fat. Medical devices for weight loss and weight management: What to know will guide you. If you are not able to lose weight despite to dieting program, surgical methods can help you.
Bariatric surgery in other word surgical obesity treatment provides various surgical methods. Gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric band, duodenal switch are the most common methods for weight loss. You may get rid of the problems arising from abundant fat after successful obesity surgery. Slimming improves your general health conditions and also lessens the vital risks associated with obesity.
However, on the other hand, further problems arising from skin loosening emerges as a consequence of weight loss. Loose skin of the body parts impacts the person’s life quality as well as your appearance.
If you plan to have body lift surgery in Dubai, here, you will find out all the information you need.
The skin that covers our entire body contains collagen and elastin fibers. Collagen and elastin fibers ensure skin elasticity.
During the weight gain period, skin expands as parallel to increase in the fat tissue. Skin expansion leads rupture of collagen and elastin fibers due to stretching. Damaged fibers lose their retraction ability, consequently skin loses its elasticity. Hence skin cannot shrink, fails to response against to fat reduction following the slimming. As a result, loose skin hangs from the body.
Almost all people need body contouring due to weight loss following bariatric surgery. There is no particular surgical technique for body contouring. A number of surgical techniques are useful to reshape your body contours.
Body lift surgery is designed according to affected part(s) of the body. While the minority of the patients needs a single procedure, but majority needs combined or serial body contouring procedures.
If you had obesity and had bariatric surgery, weight loss takes time depending on how much you had abundant fat. When you reach ideal or targeted weight, you need rest for a while to balance your metabolism.
Adaptation process however depends on severity of the obesity, safe timing for body contouring surgery is 18 months after weight loss stops.
Weight loss affects various body parts depending on severity of obesity and distribution of abundant fat underneath the skin. Body contouring surgeries are designed according to affected body parts.
Skin loose on the face leads your cheek and neck to drop down. In such cases full face lift is necessary.
Breasts are one of the most affected part after weight loss. In such cases breast lift procedure alone or combined with breast implant surgery is necessary.
Skin excess shows up between the armpit and elbow when you raise your arm. In such cases arm lift procedure is necessary.
Abdominal region is the most affected part after weight loss. Also pregnancy causes abdominal skin loose. In such cases full tummy tuck is necessary. If the skin loose involves not only on front but also on the backside, panniculectomy that is circumferential skin tightening is necessary.
Inner thigh region is most troublesome region for the patient. Because leg movement during walking cause friction each other that may lead skin irritation. In such cases thigh lift is necessary.
The complication rates of body contouring are the compilation of medical literature data. The rates may vary depending on the patient’s medical conditions, age, BMI and other factors. That does not mean you will experience all those complications.
Obese, diabetic, but less likely smokers and high BMI are prone to complications of body contouring surgery.
Hematoma is post-operative blood collection inside the wound and can be prevented thorough bleeding control during the surgery.
Seroma is temporary lymphatic fluid accumulation inside the wound. Prevention of the seroma is not under the surgeon’s control, however it stops within 2-3 weeks.
Antibiotic medication minimizes the risk of infection.
Additionally wound healing problems and poor scarring may also occur.
In case of any complication, it may bother you, prolong the recovery period. However, it can be managed and treated as well.
IMPORTANT ! Before getting the appointment, check your medical conditions yourself.
How much does body contouring surgery cost in Dubai?
Body contouring and lift costs in Dubai vary from clinic to clinic and depend on which surgeries you will need. In my practice, body contouring price: 20.000 AED and above (depending on which procedure(s) you need).
Get ready to look and feel best with body contouring surgery… You deserve…