Aesthetics After Obesity

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Aesthetics After Obesity

Due to the rapid loss of 100 or more kilograms, the decrease in subcutaneous tissues clearly results in skin laxity, usually producing a skin that is overstretched and has no retraction potential. Replacement skin is most common in the chest, abdomen, hips, thighs and upper arms. The timing of the body shaping surgery should be determined by the stabilization of the weight of the patient, usually occurring within 12 to 18 months after the bariatric surgery procedure.