Plastic Surgery

Wound Separation After Plastic Surgery

Wound Separation After Plastic Surgery: Factors, Symptoms & Treatments

April 13, 2018 · 0 comments

Wound dehiscence or separation in reconstructive plastic surgery after massive weight loss is unfortunately common. Some sources quote the incidence of wound openings may be as high as 15 - 20%. Several factors influence the occurrence of wound separation. Multiple factors influence the chances of wound breakdown. There are some

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Can Body Contouring Aid in Weight Maintenance?

March 12, 2018 · 0 comments

For many people, body contouring surgery is the ultimate reward after a long weight loss journey. Looking good is a big incentive, but the benefits may be more than cosmetic. As a physician who specializes in body contouring in Los Angeles, I have treated hundreds of these patients throughout the

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What You Need to Know About Having An Abdominoplasty After Weight Loss

February 26, 2018 · 0 comments

After your journey of weight loss, whether through bariatric surgery, or diet and exercise, you might be considering having another surgery to address the excess skin that has been left after that much weight loss. One of those surgeries could be having an abdominoplasty after weight loss. Following massive weight

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7 Tips for the Best Results With Your Abdominoplasty

January 31, 2018 · 0 comments

Abdominoplasty, or a tummy tuck, after weight loss surgery can be a huge step towards completing your body transformation. A tummy tuck removes the excess loose skin on the abdomen, revealing—often for the first time in a patient’s adult life—a flat, toned midsection and a defined waist. Going into the

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Show Your Arms Again With An Arm Lift After Weight Loss

January 5, 2018 · 0 comments

Flex! Proudly Show Off Your Arms! Let them see you FLEX! Arm lifts have become one of the most common procedures I perform. Do you tell yourself you won’t ever wear short sleeve shirts even if it’s 95 degrees outside? Do you have to buy larger clothing sizes to accommodate

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3 Main Complications of Body Contouring Surgery

September 7, 2017 · 0 comments

For some lucky bariatric patients, their journey will end after their target weight is reached. For others, however, a new journey will begin. Patients in the later group are generally happy with their weight loss but discouraged because of the residual excess skin, fat, and sagging tissue. Many patients present to

Seromas after plastic surgery

Seromas After Plastic Surgery: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

August 2, 2017 · 0 comments

The word "seroma" derives from the Medieval Latin word serosus (meaning serum) and from the Greek word –oma (meaning tumor). For your recovery, it is important for you to know about seromas after plastic surgery. What Is A Seroma? A seroma is a localized collection of serous fluid.  Serous fluid

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The Reality of Skin Elasticity After Bariatric Surgery

May 15, 2017 · 0 comments

For nearly two decades my practice has emphasized massive weight loss body contouring. From the early days of this evolving field to our understanding today, as plastic surgeons, we have learned about the triumph of body contouring after weight loss and the transformational effect of these operations. We have also

Scar Therapy

Options for Scar Therapy After Plastic Surgery

May 1, 2017 · 0 comments

Among the most visible health trends of the last few decades has been the rising rate of obesity within the American population; one-third of Americans are considered obese. As a result, there has been an increase in bariatric surgery with approximately 196,000 gastric bypass, gastric banding, and gastric sleeve procedures