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If a 69 year old female just lost weight - about 4 sizes- how do you get rid of the sagging skin?

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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Difficult

This becomes increasingly difficult with age.
As we age we naturaly lose some of the elasticity in our skin. This really cannot be reacheived even with good skin care. Unfortunately, sometimes he only way to remove that skin is with plastic surgery.

In brief: Difficult

This becomes increasingly difficult with age.
As we age we naturaly lose some of the elasticity in our skin. This really cannot be reacheived even with good skin care. Unfortunately, sometimes he only way to remove that skin is with plastic surgery.
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Dr. Edward Neilsen
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Remove it

Yes the only practical way to remove it is called a dermolipectomy procedure.

In brief: Remove it

Yes the only practical way to remove it is called a dermolipectomy procedure.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Francisco Agullo
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Surgery

The only way to remove excess skin is with surgery.
If you are healthy and a work up shows preoperative clearance you might be a candidate.

In brief: Surgery

The only way to remove excess skin is with surgery.
If you are healthy and a work up shows preoperative clearance you might be a candidate.
Dr. Francisco Agullo
Dr. Francisco Agullo
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Dr. Annette Occhialini
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Removal

Unfortunately, nothing short of surgery to remove the excess skin is likely to work at this age.
This may include facelift, tummytuck, etc. Depending on where the excess skin is located. Consult a board certified plastic surgeon.

In brief: Removal

Unfortunately, nothing short of surgery to remove the excess skin is likely to work at this age.
This may include facelift, tummytuck, etc. Depending on where the excess skin is located. Consult a board certified plastic surgeon.
Dr. Annette Occhialini
Dr. Annette Occhialini
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Dr. Steven Harris
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Surgical excision

Only one way is known and that is surgical removal of the excess skin.
Many areas can be treated, but not all at once. Typically, we begin with the area that bothers the patient the most, often the lower abdomen. Any board-certified plastic surgeon can help you.

In brief: Surgical excision

Only one way is known and that is surgical removal of the excess skin.
Many areas can be treated, but not all at once. Typically, we begin with the area that bothers the patient the most, often the lower abdomen. Any board-certified plastic surgeon can help you.
Dr. Steven Harris
Dr. Steven Harris
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: By picking

An asps plastic surgeon & by following their recommendations/instructions to the letter. There truly are no other good options!

In brief: By picking

An asps plastic surgeon & by following their recommendations/instructions to the letter. There truly are no other good options!
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. ELizabeth Kinsley
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Surgery

There is no other way than surgery to get rid of excess skin.
If you are in good health, there are numerous procedures that could help you.

In brief: Surgery

There is no other way than surgery to get rid of excess skin.
If you are in good health, there are numerous procedures that could help you.
Dr. ELizabeth Kinsley
Dr. ELizabeth Kinsley
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