Post-Bariatric Surgery

The Connection Between Bariatric Surgery and Cosmetic Procedures

Posted on: February 2, 2016

Although they are very different procedures with very different purposes, there is a strong connection between bariatric surgery and cosmetic surgeries, especially as one often follows the other. Here are the main differences and similarities. Different in Purpose The most important difference to note is that these two types of surgery have completely different purposes.

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Breast Surgery in Manhattan

Posted on: February 2, 2016

I don’t like the way my breasts look now. What can you do for me? After massive weight loss, the breasts change shape and breast surgery requests in these patients vary. Some patients maintain very large breasts and may benefit from a breast reduction. Others may notice that their breasts sag and do not want

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Circumferential Abdominoplasty in Manhattan

Posted on: February 2, 2016

Is an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) enough? Some massive weight loss patients can achieve a good contour from an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) alone. This is more common in a younger patient with good skin elasticity and also in a patient that did not have to lose a lot of weight to begin. On the other hand,

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Lower Body Lift in Manhattan

Posted on: February 2, 2016

What is a lower body lift? When a patient has excess skin and subcutaneous tissue of the thighs and buttocks, a lower body lift is performed to remove this excess tissue and improve the contour of the lateral thighs and buttocks. Although the patient may get some improvement of the lateral thighs as an added

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Massive Weight Loss Patients – Body Lift New York

Posted on: February 2, 2016

Will my insurance company pay for my surgery? Massive weight loss patients in New York often consult for treatment of multiple body areas for their body lift procedures. Some insurance companies will pay for surgery when there are significant rashes that cannot be treated successfully with conservative management or if the overhanging abdominal pannus affects personal

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Brachioplasty (Arm Lift) in Manhattan

Posted on: February 2, 2016

Where will the incision be made for the arm lift? The location of the incision for brachioplasty (arm lift) is most commonly placed along the inner aspect of the arm, extending from the axilla (arm pit) to the elbow, so that when short sleeves are worn and the arms are by your side the incisions

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