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How can I get rid of loose skin on my stomach and love handles?

How can I get rid of loose skin on my stomach and love handles?

Loose skin: Abdominoplasty or "tummy tuck" is a cosmetic surgery procedure used to make the abdomen more firm. The surgery involves the removal of excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen in order to tighten the muscle and fascia of the abdominal wall. This type of surgery is usually sought by patients with loose tissues after pregnancy or individuals with sagging after major weight loss. ...Read more

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Loose Skin (Definition)

Loose skin is a feature in which a person's skin is looser than usual for the average normal person in his ethnic/racial group. Loose skin can be due to hereditary/genetic causes. Skin also becomes ...Read more


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How do I get rid of loose skin on my stomach area?

How do I get rid of  loose skin on my stomach area?

Tuck: The only way of getting rid of loose skin to remove it surgically. Those procedures are known collectively as tucks (witch hazel). The tummy tuck is probably the most common and effective. Some lasers will tighten skin but only a little bit. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of loose skin on my abdomen?

What can I do to get rid of loose skin on my abdomen?

No easy fix: Traditionally a abdominoplasty, tummy tuck is used to remove excess skin. However there ia a scar usually under the panty line. There are lasers and other devices that may firm the skin a little but if you have alot of stretch marks then usually tummy tuck is the answer. You need to be evaluated by a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of loose skin around my stomach?

How do I get rid of loose skin around my stomach?

Probably surgery: Althougj some lasers, ultrasound or radio frequency devices may claim to tighten skin, they are likely to achieve onlyodesr improvements (2-3 on a scale of 1 to 10). Surgery is likely your best option for anything other than mild laxity and the length of the scar will depend on the extent of the laxity and can extend all the way around your body if necessary. ...Read more

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Can a mommy makeover get rid of stretch marks? After having two kids, my body isn't the same as it used to be. I have stretch marks on my upper thighs and all over my stomach and love handles. I would like to get a tummy tuck, but can a mommy makeover als

Can a mommy makeover get rid of stretch marks? After having two kids, my body isn't the same as it used to be. I have stretch marks on my upper thighs and all over my stomach and love handles. I would like to get a tummy tuck, but can a mommy makeover als

Possibly.: Removal of stretch marks will require direct skin excision. For example, stretch marks that are present along the lower abdominal wall may very well be removed during tummy tuck surgery. Of coarse, in person consultation with board certified plastic surgeons will be your best option for precise advice. Ask to see lots of examples of their work and communicate your goals clearly. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my love handles and pouchy stomach?

Unlovable handles: You can not get rid of love handles or lower abdominal fat by spot reducing. If you lose weight a portion of that weight loss will reduce your love handles/abd fat. Additionally, core toning exercises will help you stand more erect & improve your appearance. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of loose skin and fat on my upper thighs?

How can I get rid of loose skin and fat on my upper thighs?

Upper thighs: Depending on the amount excess fat and degree of loose skin there are several options. First diet and exercise, then possibly Exilis or CoolSculpt, then liposuction, and in more severe cases a medial thigh lift which combines liposuction and excess skin excision. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of loose skin from weight loss?

Good plastic surgery: Loose, sagging skin cannot be exercised, lasered, rf-treated, or tightened by anything other than skilled plastic surgery to excise the excess and tighten the remaining skin! congratulations on the weight loss; don't waste your time or money on anything but plastic surgery by an expert in post-bariatric body contouring surgery, even if you didn't have gastric bypass yourself. ...Read more

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