Male Abdominoplasty After Weight Loss in Raleigh, NC
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Men generally present for abdominoplasty after significant weight loss. While women who have been pregnant suffer loose skin and stretched muscles or diastases rectus-Males usually are bothered by their abdomen after significant weight loss and usually do not have significant diastases rectus This 45-year-old gentleman had gained a lot of weight after an accident which prevented him from exercising for several years. After recovery, he lost 100 pounds through diet and exercise. He was a diabetic although well controlled. He underwent an extended abdominoplasty with some liposuction to his flanks. Because of his diabetes, this was done in a hospital setting as an outpatient. He did very well without any complications. He still has a little bit of residual fullness and laxity in his flanks and will have some additional liposuction of the flanks as an outpatient in the office.