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Your Complete Guide to Loose Skin Cosmetic Surgery

Weight gain stretches the skin beyond its limit to accommodate the buildup of fat in the body. When fat is eliminated through a weight loss program or surgery, lax skin is left hanging from a someone’s arms, belly, back, and thighs. The problem with loose skin is that no amount of dieting and exercise can get rid of them, so some people opt to have them cosmetically removed.

Although a non-surgical option like Ultherapy can reduce loose skin, it can’t completely address huge amounts of it. Only a skin removal surgery from an experienced plastic surgeon can get the job done and give the patient the body contour they want.

If you’re interested in getting rid of your loose skin, then here are cosmetic options for you to consider. Depending on the severity of your loose skin, your plastic surgeon may recommend two or more of these procedures to get the results that you want..

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Thigh Lift

A thigh lift a procedure that people typically get to have firmer and more slender legs, but it’s also effective for removing the extra skin and fat around the thighs.

Butt Lift

By adding volume to the buttocks, the skin is stretched to accommodate the amount of transferred fat or the inserted size of butt implants. This results to smoother skin and rounder buttocks.

Tummy Tuck

A tummy tuck doesn’t only get rid of excess skin and reduce fat around the tummy, but it also improves the condition of your abdominal muscles as well, making them tighter and more toned.

Breast Lift

A breast lift removes the excess skin and reshapes the breasts to improve their symmetry and lift them for a better contour. If you want to add volume and size to your breasts with implants, a breast augmentation can be worked into the procedure to add to the improvements of a breast lift.

Arm Lift

This procedure involves incisions made along the underside of your arm to remove the fat and loose skin in that area. After an arm lift, your arms will look firmer and shapelier.

BodyTite and FaceTite

BodyTite and FaceTite are procedures similar to liposuction—but it uses radiofrequency energy instead, and it’s minimally invasive. It destroys the fat on administered areas, removes loose skin, and stimulates collagen production. BodyTite and FaceTite devices are specially designed to treat sagging skin in the jowls, jawline, neck, upper arms, back, abdomen, and thighs.


A facelift pulls loose skin and lifts underlying fat and muscles to reposition them to make beautiful and youthful-looking facial contours. It’s great for addresses sagging skin in the neck and jawline areas.

Loose skin cosmetic surgery can change your look dramatically if performed by a qualified plastic surgeon. Our plastic surgeons Dr. Sacha Obaid is expertly trained and have a lot of experience with these types of procedures, and they would be happy to help you get to your ideal body!

If you’re looking for skin removal surgery in Dallas, Plano, and Southlake, get in touch with us by filling up the online appointment form or calling 972-627-4175. We’ll start with a free consultation with one of our doctors to discuss your loose skin removal options.

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