Liposuction with skin removal

I have had one child and have lost approx. 20+ pounds. I have loose skin on the abdomen. I am wanting to know if liposuction and skin removal is an option. I never had a flat stomach even at my lowest weight. So I'm not concerned with that.

From your brief history it sounds like you may be a candidate for a LipoAbdominoplasty. In this type of procedure, Liposuction is performed to remove the excess fat and contouring of the abdomen. The skin is removed to tighten and flatten the abdomen. In many cases the abdominal muscles are tighten at the same time.

Todd B. Koch MD, FACS
Todd B. Koch MD, FACS
6315 Sheridan DrBuffaloNY14221US

Todd B. Koch MD, FACS

6315 Sheridan Drive, Williamsville, NY,
14221, US

Thank you for asking. This sounds like an abdominoplasty with or without plication of the muscle. Your goals and future family planning can influence the right plan for you. Liposuction alone may be enough. Skin removal can always be added if needed. See your local board certified plastic surgeon. Best wishes!

David C. Yao, M.D.
David C. Yao, M.D.
5010 E Shea BlvdScottsdaleAZ85254US

David C. Yao, M.D.

5010 E. Shea Blvd, Suite 175, Scottsdale,
AZ, 85254, US

Combining liposuction and skin excision can definitely be done but you must find a surgeon that is comfortable with this concept as there are still holdovers from the 90's when we were taught it was forbidden to do the two procedures at the same time on the tummy. If you are thinking liposuction elsewhere besides the tummy, that is a certainty that they can be combined. Lipoabdominoplasty was a concept introduced years ago that proved combining liposuction and skin excision on tummies was safe to do.

Curtis S. F. Wong MD
Curtis S. F. Wong MD
1950 Rosaline AveReddingCA96001US

Curtis S. F. Wong MD

1950 Rosaline Avenue, Suite F, Redding, CA,
96001, US

Congratulations on your weight loss and doing your homework on body contouring procedures! Loose skin is often best addressed with a tummy tuck which removes the excess loose skin and contours your abdomen and to a certain extent flanks and hips as well. Many times, the result of a tummy tuck can be enhanced with the addition of liposuction to further refine areas of concern. Liposuction alone will not get rid of the excess skin, so a combination of tummy tuck and liposuction may be your best bet. Best wishes on a great result and speedy recovery!

Trent D. Douglas
Trent D. Douglas
8899 University Center LnSan DiegoCA92122US

Trent D. Douglas

8899 University Center Ln, Ste 200,
San Diego, CA, 92122, US

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