Post-weight loss aesthetic surgery or post-bariatric surgery corrects skin slackening in the following areas: the abdomen, breasts, buttocks, arms, and thighs. As far as the abdomen is concerned,
tummy tuck or abdominoplasty
aims at tightening muscles and droopy skin. A body lift is sometimes considered if excess skin comes in a circular manner reaching the sides and wrists of the patient. Sagging breasts will be corrected through
a breast lift
called also a mammoplasty.
For women, the surgeon will recommend either a breast lift with
(in the case of volume loss) or a
in case of a breast hypertrophy nonconforming to the new figure of the patient. Buttocks lift can either be part of the body lift procedure or act as a procedure on its own through
or placement of
which will result in a curvier and firmer derriere. A lift of the internal facets of arms and
can also be associated with
of unwanted post-bariatric fat.