Before we begin, let us say that a healthy lifestyle is an important part of looking and feeling amazing. Even if you are considering plastic surgery, we always recommend that our patients use diet and exercise to be fit and fabulous. That said, exercise can help you lose fat and build muscle, but it does have limitations to how significantly it can transform your body. This is the truth about fitness and your appearance.
Patients who have achieved dramatic weight loss will often develop excess, sagging skin. This is a natural occurrence that results when you lose fat quickly or in large amounts. No amount of toning exercises can restore firmness to this skin. This drooping skin can rob you of a toned and sleek body. It often hides the hard work that you put into creating your new body.
Even though diet and exercise won’t improve your sagging skin, there are treatment options available to help you achieve the body you desire. A tummy tuck can be used to enhance the contours of your abdomen, or you can choose bariatric contouring to address the abdomen, hips, and thighs.
You Can’t Spot Reduce Fat
When you lose weight, you can tone and improve a specific area, but you cannot control from where you lose fat. Genetics can predispose you to accumulating fat in a localized area of your body, and that localized fat can be nearly impossible to eliminate. These stubborn areas of fat can prevent you from having the slimmer and sleeker body you’ve been trying to achieve at the gym.
Liposuction can be considered if you need to eliminate unwanted areas of fat. Not only can you achieve a more customized contour with liposuction, but we can also enhance the definition in a treatment area. You may consider liposuction to treat one or more of the following: