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Liposuction results: Typically liposuction is performed in areas where the surgeon expects the skin will have good elasticity and retract without the need for excising the loose skin. There are exceptions, where the physician may plan to perform liposuction followed by skin excision in a separate surgery in an area where a patient may have loose skin from weight loss, but still a significant amount of excess fat. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I would like to know is a direct submentoplasty would work for me? I am a 50 year old active male. Workout 4 or 5 days a week. I lost 50lbs about 2 1/2 years ago and was left with loose skin under my chin that bothers me greatly!
The : The best method to address your neck/chin loose skin depends a lot on your anatomy. If you have excess fat deposits in the area liposuction (or direct excision) may help. The concern would be that the overlying skin may not contract appopriately in the area to redrape it, though. This aspects depends on your overall skin elasticity. A neck lift can be done to furterh tighten the tissues in the neck area and if there is an excess of skin that needs to be removed a facelift may also be indicated. With patients who have quite a bit of weight loss like you did there is often an excess of skin that ends up hanging there under the chin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long before another eye lift will be necessary? I'm looking into having an eye lift due to saggy and wrinkled skin but don't want to have this surgery several times. How long can I expect to have the results last for the first operation?
Several Ways: Thorough cleansing without drying is important on a regular basis. You should also do exfoliation two to three times per week. After cleansing or exfoliating, moisturizing is essential. Quality skin care products also provide alpha-hydroxy acids to achieve a chemical exfoliation/peel as well. The most important thing, however, is avoidance of uv exposure. Use sunscreen daily. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Healthy living : Eating healthy, drinking water for hydration, avoiding excessive sun exposure, not smoking will help you keep the natural glow longer in addition to good genes. If the skin has aged and list it's luster, topical retin-a, glycolic acid and vitamin c will help you regain the youthful skin. Good luck from nyc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Really depends: on your skin type and what damage you have, see dermatologist ...Read more
Exercise no help: Unfortunately exercise is of no help to get the skin to shrink back up. Whether or not it shrinks is dependent on your age and the amount of weight you have to lose as well as the quality of your skin. In a young person a compression type garment may help the skin shrink up some but the amount of shrinking is limited. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers