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What to Do With That Excess Skin After Weight Loss

What to Do With That Excess Skin After Weight Loss

When you started your weight loss journey, you probably had a vision in your head of where it would lead you. You could picture yourself wearing specific outfits or doing specific activities with fewer pounds in the way. Then, even after you drop the weight, you’re not where you imagined. The problem? Excess skin. 

Fortunately, you’re not stuck with the leftover bulk. As a specialist in contouring after weight lossLinda Swanson, MD, can help you get the ideal shape you deserve. At our offices in Torrance and Los Alamitos, California, Dr. Swanson offers consultations for you to learn what contouring can do for you.

Your path to getting rid of excess skin

Many people try at-home care after losing weight to get rid of the skin that remains once the pounds come off. While options like compression garments and drinking a lot of water can help, most people who lose a significant number of pounds need medical intervention to get rid of the excess skin. 

That’s where we come in. Dr. Swanson specializes in surgery to remove the extra skin that’s left behind after you lose a significant amount of weight. This can include treatment for whatever parts of your body have enough skin to bother you, including your:

In other words, body contouring gives you a way to get the ideal shape you want. Plus, Dr. Swanson doesn’t just remove excess skin. With contouring, she optimally positions tissue in the treated area to help you get even better results from your weight loss. 

What to expect with contouring after weight loss

The actual procedure or procedures required to reach your body goals may vary depending on your shape right now and where you want to end up. Dr. Swanson talks with you about the right options for your specific cosmetic goals and the timeline for arriving at your ideal body. She also lets you know what to expect about recovery based on the areas you want to address. 

By the time you leave your consultation, you should have a clear idea of how you can get rid of your excess skin and what to expect to arrive at that result. Dr. Swanson also answers any questions you may have.

You don’t have to live with that excess skin. To schedule your body contouring consultation with Dr. Swanson, call our office nearest you or book your appointment online today.

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