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I'm 18 yrs old and i've never gain weight my height and weight is just about right but I think genetically I have extra loose skin on my lower abdomin. Is there a way I can get rid of my extra skin?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Magic wand

This is the magic wand that all plastic surgeons are looking for. If we knew how to tighten skin, we would not have to do facelifts, tummy tucks, (witch hazel) breast lifts, etc.

In brief: Magic wand

This is the magic wand that all plastic surgeons are looking for. If we knew how to tighten skin, we would not have to do facelifts, tummy tucks, (witch hazel) breast lifts, etc.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Depends on how much loose skin.
If there is a lot of loose skin and no fat then you may need an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck). If you have excess fat and some loose skin (mild to moderate) then doing laser lipolysis (ie: smartlipo) will help to remove the fat and give some skin tightening. If you only have mildly loose skin then a noninvasive procedure such as thermage or titan may help.

In brief: Depends

Depends on how much loose skin.
If there is a lot of loose skin and no fat then you may need an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck). If you have excess fat and some loose skin (mild to moderate) then doing laser lipolysis (ie: smartlipo) will help to remove the fat and give some skin tightening. If you only have mildly loose skin then a noninvasive procedure such as thermage or titan may help.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Dr. Greg Sexton
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: No

There is nothing you can do to tighten skin.
If your height and weight have always been appropriate, i suspect you are fixating on normal skin laxity.

In brief: No

There is nothing you can do to tighten skin.
If your height and weight have always been appropriate, i suspect you are fixating on normal skin laxity.
Dr. Greg Sexton
Dr. Greg Sexton
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