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Post Bariatric Surgery

If you have lost a significant amount of weight, either on your own or through bariatric surgery or bypass surgery, surgery for weight loss or body lift can usually be very beneficial for you. Losing a lot of weight in a short time, often resulting in an excess of skin in areas where you have lost weight. A body lift can adjust this excess skin, giving it a healthy, toned and beautiful look that matches your new weight.

Is Surgery after Weight Loss right for me?

This procedure removes excess fat and sagging skin left in the areas affected by the substantial weight loss, 50 kgs or more. Candidates must be at your ideal weight when they receive the assessment of body surgery. It is recommended that patients wait about a year after bariatric surgery to allow your weight to stabilize. Patients should also have realistic expectations about the surgery and be in a favorable mental and physical condition to undergo surgery after weight loss or body lift or post bariatric surgery.

The details of this type of plastic surgery body contouring, including the cuts that will be needed and the body areas that will be affected will depend on the type of the patient’s body, the amount of weight loss and body areas that need to be more contoured.

Post Bariatric Surgery

Due to the varied nature of the improvements that each individual may require, the weight loss surgery bariatric post may include one or more procedures, including body contouring, breast augmentation, facelift, neck lift, stretched arms and thighs. Potential procedures which can be considered to achieve better results include:

  • Liposuction to remove pockets of fat in areas like the abdomen, flanks, hips and arms.
  • Tummy tucks to remove the skin and stretch marks on the abdomen and excess, if necessary, tightening of the abdominal muscles.
  • Brachioplasty to tighten and tone loose skin on the upper arm.
  • Cruroplasty to eliminate sagging and excess skin of the lower body.
  • Cervicoplasty to remove excess fat and sagging neck.
  • Mammoplasty to correct the size and tone breasts that are out of proportion with the rest of the body.

The post bariatric surgery is an outpatient procedure and is done under general anesthesia. The duration of the surgery depends on the number of procedures involved.

Results of a Post Bariatric Surgery

The results of a post bariatric surgery or body lift are visible almost immediately, but the final results may take several months to be fully observed. The overall results are durable if you are able to maintain a stable weight and adopt healthy habits.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Elizabeth Ruiz please call us at (+57 2) 513 15 72 or complete the contact form found on this page. We´ll gladly answer any questions or concerns you may have about facial surgery. Our offices are located in the health centers of Cali and Jamundi, where we serve both domestic and foreign patients who come seeking human quality, professionalism and excellent results that only one of the best plastic surgeons in Colombia can offer.

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Post Bariatric Surgery

If you have lost a significant amount of weight, either on your own or through bariatric surgery or bypass surgery, surgery for weight loss or body lift can usually be very beneficial for you. Losing a lot of weight in a short time, often resulting in an excess of skin in areas where you have lost weight. A body lift can adjust this excess skin, giving it a healthy, toned and beautiful look that matches your new weight.

Is Surgery after Weight Loss right for me?

This procedure removes excess fat and sagging skin left in the areas affected by the substantial weight loss, 50 kgs or more. Candidates must be at your ideal weight when they receive the assessment of body surgery. It is recommended that patients wait about a year after bariatric surgery to allow your weight to stabilize. Patients should also have realistic expectations about the surgery and be in a favorable mental and physical condition to undergo surgery after weight loss or body lift or post bariatric surgery.

The details of this type of plastic surgery body contouring, including the cuts that will be needed and the body areas that will be affected will depend on the type of the patient’s body, the amount of weight loss and body areas that need to be more contoured.

Post Bariatric Surgery

Due to the varied nature of the improvements that each individual may require, the weight loss surgery bariatric post may include one or more procedures, including body contouring, breast augmentation, facelift, neck lift, stretched arms and thighs. Potential procedures which can be considered to achieve better results include:

  • Liposuction to remove pockets of fat in areas like the abdomen, flanks, hips and arms.
  • Tummy tucks to remove the skin and stretch marks on the abdomen and excess, if necessary, tightening of the abdominal muscles.
  • Brachioplasty to tighten and tone loose skin on the upper arm.
  • Cruroplasty to eliminate sagging and excess skin of the lower body.
  • Cervicoplasty to remove excess fat and sagging neck.
  • Mammoplasty to correct the size and tone breasts that are out of proportion with the rest of the body.

The post bariatric surgery is an outpatient procedure and is done under general anesthesia. The duration of the surgery depends on the number of procedures involved.

Results of a Post Bariatric Surgery

The results of a post bariatric surgery or body lift are visible almost immediately, but the final results may take several months to be fully observed. The overall results are durable if you are able to maintain a stable weight and adopt healthy habits.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Elizabeth Ruiz please call us at (+57 2) 513 15 72 or complete the contact form found on this page. We´ll gladly answer any questions or concerns you may have about facial surgery. Our offices are located in the health centers of Cali and Jamundi, where we serve both domestic and foreign patients who come seeking human quality, professionalism and excellent results that only one of the best plastic surgeons in Colombia can offer.

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Dr. Elizabeth Ruiz

Dr. Elizabeth Ruiz is passionate about helping women with their inner and outer beauty through plastic surgery practice.

Dr. Ruiz is a surgeon specialized in plastic, reconstructive, and aesthetic surgery certified by the ColombianSociety of Plastic Surgery with over 15 years of experience in the field.

Dr . Elizabeth Ruiz uses her extensive experience and feminine sensibility to understand the goals and dreams of her patients and achieve their expectations in order to improve their lives.