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Hanging skin from arms and lower abd surgery is there a viable scar from the arms and what happens to my c-section scar.?

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Dr. Ram Kalus
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Get evaluated.

You are describing a common problem often associated with significant weight loss.
Body contouring surgery involves major procedures to remove excess skin in order to achieve a smoother contour and enhanced appearance, but the trade off is indeed scars. A board certified plastic surgeon knowledgable in body contouring techniques should be able to advise you on the best treatment plan for you.

In brief: Get evaluated.

You are describing a common problem often associated with significant weight loss.
Body contouring surgery involves major procedures to remove excess skin in order to achieve a smoother contour and enhanced appearance, but the trade off is indeed scars. A board certified plastic surgeon knowledgable in body contouring techniques should be able to advise you on the best treatment plan for you.
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Skillful removal

In the hands of an experienced board certified plastic surgeon, you should be able to achieve improvements with scars that may be concealed beneath clothing or in most circumstances.
A consultation to discuss your options and if you are a good candidate is essential. These are termed brachiopasty and abdominoplasty procedures.

In brief: Skillful removal

In the hands of an experienced board certified plastic surgeon, you should be able to achieve improvements with scars that may be concealed beneath clothing or in most circumstances.
A consultation to discuss your options and if you are a good candidate is essential. These are termed brachiopasty and abdominoplasty procedures.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Concealed scars

Skin removal will produce scars, which in the hands of an experienced surgeon, should be capable of being concealed.
This may take time, up to 2 years, for the scars to mature and become less apparent. The arm surgery is called a brachiopasty and the tummy tuck is called an abdominoplasty.

In brief: Concealed scars

Skin removal will produce scars, which in the hands of an experienced surgeon, should be capable of being concealed.
This may take time, up to 2 years, for the scars to mature and become less apparent. The arm surgery is called a brachiopasty and the tummy tuck is called an abdominoplasty.
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