Body Contouring Surgery Improves

May 9, 2008 (San Diego) — For patients who lose massive amounts of weight — 100 pounds or more — the battle isn’t over once they reach their goal weight. They’re left with hanging skin and excess fat and may opt for body contouring surgery, which can include multiple operations.

The procedures have improved as surgeons have gained experience, learned when to combine liposuction and excision, and learned how to reduce complications, say surgeons who spoke at a panel on body contouring surgery at the annual meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in San Diego.

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