QuestionI have lost 65 pounds and now look like a melting candle. What options do I have for my sagging arms, stomach, thighs?

Answer Congratulations on the weight loss! I understand the need to alter the “melting candle” look resulting from this dramatic drop in weight. To achieve your desired image we might be looking at a couple of different procedures. Typically if you have poor elasticity and extra skin, surgical excision is needed. You may need bracelets, abdominoplasty and thigh lift.

An abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck) procedure will remove excess skin/fat from the abdomen area. During an initial consultation we’ll examine your upper, middle and lower abdomen region and review whether you also need liposuction, muscle tightening or relocation of your belly button.

The Thigh Lift procedure can help reinstate shape to sagging thighs. This procedure leads to an overall improved appearance and comfort in the thigh area.

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