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Losing weight and sagging skin

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
See a plastic surgeo: The results from various lasers and other related devices are modest.

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peterson Pierre
23 years experience Dermatology
Loose skin: Losing a large amount of weight faster than the skin can accommodate will definitely lead to loose skin. Weight loss of 10-30 pounds shouldn't cause ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Don't know: How much weight have you lost? Typically, the younger an individual, the more elastic their skin is. Also, the rapidity in which you gained the wei ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Supportive garments: Unfortunately there is no magic sure for getting skin to shrink. This is the reason that eyelid tucks (witch hazel), (witch hazel) face lifts, breast ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Lose the weight: slowly. Eat healthfully. Exercise throughout to stay toned. If there is massive weight loss - some saggy skin may not be avoidable.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If losing very: Large amounts of weight (especially if morbidly obese, losing rapidly or you are older) - sagging of skin can occur.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francis Cannizzo
26 years experience General Surgery
Slowly: Sagging skin is often a result of rapid weight loss. Slow steady weight loss from diet modification and increased exercise in consultation with your d ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew St. Laurent
28 years experience Bariatrics
Depends: I find that loose saggy skin after surgery is more a reflection of how much weight one needs to lose versus how fast. Individuals needing to lose 20-3 ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sometimes it is: Unavoidable. If you are older and your skin has lost elasticity - you that can ^ chance of sagging skin. Lose at a slow pace and stay physically acti ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Losing weight will lead to a healthier and longer life.

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