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Need a Lift? We Can Help

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If your recent bariatric surgery has resulted in pounds of excess drooping skin, you may be feeling like you’ve exchanged one problem for another. The solution is a body lift, a type of body contouring surgery that affects large portions of the body. It’s a great way to remove excess skin and fatty deposits. The ideal candidates for a body lift are formerly obese patients who have lost a significant amount of weight. When a patient is ready to make this transformation they will meet with me to discuss their goals and together we come up with a treatment plan. … Continue reading

Solution to Excess Skin: Tummy Tuck

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If you’re experiencing low self-esteem as a result of too much excess skin in the abdominal area, a tummy tuck may be just the solution for you. How does this excess skin form in the first place? When you gain weight, fat cells accumulate in various areas of the body. Your skin stretches to accommodate the new sizes of these areas. Whether the weight gain is because of a lifestyle habit or pregnancy, there is always a chance to regain the body you once had. After you lose a great deal of weight, the expanded skin often cannot contract enough … Continue reading

Shim Ching, MD